Salida Colorado


3rd Annual Browns Canyon 3 day whitewater paddling and Climbing Adventure July 19-21 2015

Date: 07 Sep, 2015  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

This years 3 day Browns Canyon expedition lived up to it’s billing. Browns Canyon is now Browns Canyon National Monument and we celebrated this new designation with our friends at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Dvorak Expeditions, and 21 military veterans representing every service branch and every conflict from Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan.


VetEx Whitewater Program Expands Colorado Trips

Date: 30 Jun, 2014  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

  Nonprofits to provide wilderness experience for veterans Posted June 15, 2014 by Citizen Team & filed under Press Releases. Veterans Expeditions, a Colorado-based non-profit that reconnects service members to one another, the land they fought for and outdoor employment opportunities, will take its second Browns Canyon expedition June 21-23.The rafting and climbing expedition is in partnership with Friends of Browns


National Geographic Society: Innovators Project

Date: 30 Jun, 2014  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

Nick Watson: Bringing the Wilderness Solution to Vets Mountaineering provides a powerful boost to veterans returning from war. National Geographic Society THE INNOVATORS PROJECT Text by Mark Jenkins   A climber suddenly falls into a crevasse and Nick Watson dives into the snow with his ice ax. The rope goes taut and Watson, a bearded, muscled


VetEx Whitewater Rafting and Climbing Browns Canyon Trip June 4-6 2013

Date: 21 Oct, 2013  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

VetEx teamed up with Dvorak Expeditions to run our first whitewater rafting/rock climbing expedition in Browns Canyon Colorado this June. This trip will run annually with the help of local fundraising in Salida Colorado. Contact VetEx to find out how you can help with fundraising or sign up for next years trip. This trip was


VetEx Veterans Day 2012 ReCap

Date: 04 Dec, 2012  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

   Benson’s Tavern in Salida CO Photo by Scott Ostrom                                                          VetEx Veterans Day 2012 meet-up was held in Salida Colorado, Veterans Expeditions new home.  Our crew met


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