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February 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - February 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm MST
| Free – $150

Join Veterans Expeditions for VetFest 2019.  A day to come meet other vets and get out on the ice for some climbing. All abilities welcome, we will have some of VetEx’s cadre and guides from Cathedral Mountain Guides facilitating the event.  Lodging is included with 24 spaces available. We will also have a non-lodging option this year with 20 spaces available. If you want our rate for lodging and no spaces are available, reach out to Nick at 303-803-0068. The fee includes:

  • 1 day of guided climbing (top rope) by Cathedral Mountain Guides
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner including beverages on Saturday (Food provided by Bagels Plus, Big Dave’s Bagels & Deli (Big Awesome Lunches), Flatbread Company, Tuckerman’s Brewery, and more to come).
  • 2 Nights Lodging or you have the option to provide your own lodging.
  • Demo climbing gear from Petzl, Black Diamond, OR, La Sportiva, Trango, Scarpa and more. Whatever you need, you can demo the best gear out there.
  • OR will also provide up their demo fleet for purchase at reduced prices on Saturday night to benefit VetEx.
  • Film and Media climbing presentations

We will also be hosting a silent auction with a ton of awesome items up for grab to beef up your collection for the season.

Participants will meet at the Eastern Slopes Inn (the conference space attached to Flatbread) , Friday Feb. 8th at 5pm, 2760 White Mountain Highway, North Conway, NH 03860. https://binged.it/2BsvatV 

Friday: Meet at Eastern Slopes Inn from 5 pm to 9:30 pm. Get issued your gear and get assigned your climbing group. Get assigned a room if you chose the lodging option. If you cannot make it by 9:30, please let us know with as much notice as possible. Getting everyone gear and in their ability group saves us precious climbing time on Saturday. Get issued your lunch from Big Dave’s Bagel Deli.

Saturday: Meet your guides and climbing team at Bagels Plus at 6:30 am. Have a bagel, some coffee and link up with your team, drive to the climb. Post climb return to your hotel, shower and unwind. Arrive back to the Eastern Slopes Inn for Flatbread Pizza dinner at 5:30 pm, Tuckerman’s Brewing refreshments, and settle in for our evening’s presentations, silent auction, and demo gear sale. The evening’s presentation ends at 9:30 pm. We will have a film from VetEx’s 2018 Mt. Logan Climb, and presentations from local climbers.

Sunday: Check out of hotel and drive home safe.

For any questions/comments/concerns email Nick Watson at nick@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 at the following link.

DD 214



February 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm MST
February 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm MST
Free – $150
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