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May 27, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm MDT
| Free

Join Veterans Expeditions as we continue to build upon skills practiced during the Intro to Mountaineering trip. This trip will require you have some experience on steep snow with crampons and mountaineering axes. Some gear will be available to borrow, contact the trip leader for any questions.

We will meet Saturday morning  at 7:30 AM at the Safeway in Leadville, CO. 

For questions/comments/concerns email Scott Partan at scott@vetexpeditions.com

If you are new to our trips please provide a scanned copy of your DD214, VA ID, Driver’s License with veteran designation, or other military service documentation.


Packing list:

Personal Items: (IF CAMPING)
o Sleeping bag
o Sleeping bag
o Tooth brush & paste
o Change of clothes
o Sleeping pad
o Cell phone
o Camera
o Snack food
o Water bottle

 Personal clothing:
o Base layer top
o Insulated jacket
o Wind/Water proof jacket
o Hat and/or balaclava
o Gloves (windproof)
o Mittens (warm)
o Base layer bottom
o Wind/water proof
pants/softshell pants
o Gaiters (optional)
o Wool socks


 Technical Gear: (Bring if owned, Email Trip Leader if you need specific items)
o Harness
o Crampons
o Boots (rigid/plastic,crampon compatible)
o Ice axe
o Helmet (skiing & biking helmets arefine)
o Ski goggles/sunglasses
o Belay Device
o Carabineers
o Backpack


Weather forecast: If camping plan on temps being around/below freezing at the trailhead. Summit temps will likely be below freezing as well. Once we are closer to the event, we will send out an actual weather forecast so you know what to expect. Contact A Veterans Expeditions Leader: Scott Partan- Scott@vetexpeditions.com, Nathan Perrault- Nate@Vetexpeditions.com, Josh Oakley- Josh@vetexpeditions.com



May 27, 2017
7:30 am - 5:00 pm MDT
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1900 N Poplar St.
Leadville, CO 80461 United States


Scott Partan
(603) 540-0361

Who's Attending

11 people are attending Mount Elbert – Box Creek Couloirs

  • Bradley Garman
  • Naomi Schware
  • Starling Largent
  • Robert Day
  • Scott Partan
  • Joshua Oakley
  • Nathan Perrault
  • Holly Cunefare
  • Samantha Harmon
  • Daniel Pond
  • Cade Moody


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