mountaineering


Intro to Expedition Mountaineering – THIS TRIP IS FULL

Date: 28 Jan, 2017  No Comments  NATHAN PERRAULT

Join Veterans Expeditions as we practice overnight winter camping skills and snowshoe to the top of Homestake Peak (13,000 feet). We will be pulling sleds and carrying backpacks to practice mountaineering/expedition style climbing. This trip will require you to have very warm winter boots and clothing and overnight sized packs. Some gear such as winter


Intro to Moutaineering – Northeast Series – THIS TRIP IS FULL

Date: 21 Jan, 2017  No Comments  JOSH OAKLEY

Join Veterans Expeditions as we practice overnight winter camping skills and snowshoe at a location TBD. We will be pulling sleds and carrying backpacks to practice mountaineering/expedition style climbing. This trip will require you to have very warm winter boots and clothing and overnight sized packs. Some gear such as winter parkas, snowshoes, mountaineering boots,


Liberty Ridge Mt Rainier Climb powered by Therm-A-Rest

Date: 11 Oct, 2016  No Comments  NICK WATSON

  As John Krueger and I rappelled into the Ouray Ice Park on a weekend Veterans Expeditions trip in February of 2016, John said “We should go for the Liberty Ridge on Rainier; it’s totally within our ability.” I muttered something along the lines of “Yeah sounds awesome, let’s do it”—not thinking that it would


2016 Winter Trips Recap

Date: 05 Apr, 2016  2 Comments  admin

We ran 10 trips this winter season snowshoeing, mountaineering, ice climbing, and fat biking in New Hampshire and Colorado. We had just under 200 veterans and active duty military get outside with us this winter season. We had beginners out all season and had some advanced vets out pushing their limits. We had trips with


Determination on Denali

Date: 18 Mar, 2016  No Comments  admin

Sweeping glacial valleys punctuated by jagged peaks stretch endlessly below us. Our tiny, winged chariot swerves hard right and lands on a nondescript field of snow, more sledding hill than an airstrip. We scramble to unload all our gear and then suddenly the plane disappears with a loud flash. An eerie silence moves in and


Hilleberg Keron tents—Gear Review

Date: 04 Mar, 2016  No Comments  admin

What is it? Hilleberg the Tentmaker Keron 3, Keron 3 GT and Keron  4. If someone were to ask me today what kind of tent I want, it wouldn’t take half a second to reply the Keron series tents from Hilleberg. After testing in the Colorado Rockies, then trusting them on Expedition to the Summit of


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