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We are a veteran led, 501c3 chartered non-profit organization that began in 2010, to enhance the lives of our nation’s Veterans. We understand the issues and struggles Veterans deal with every day. We are a community oriented and outdoor focused organization.



Empower veterans to overcome challenges associated with military service through outdoor training and leadership.



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An outdoor community fully committed to one another and leveraging veteran leadership skills that reconnects service members to one another, the land they fought for, and outdoor employment opportunities.

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Create an outdoor community that builds trust, comradeship, and support networks among veterans during trips and in their home communities. Create opportunities for employment in the outdoor industry and related fields. Improve the veteran’s quality of life.

  • VetFest New Hampshire ( Beginner to Expert )
    Jan 20, 2023, 5:00 PM EST – Jan 22, 2023, 10:00 AM EST
    Conway, 36 Washington St, Conway, NH 03818, USA
    Our oldest ice climbing festival and the base of the VetFest Series. Come join us for our 11th VetEx VetFest NH. Great climbing, great food, presentations from our climbing community, refreshments, and our famous raffle with all the gear you want.
  • VetFest New York (Beginner to Expert)
    Fri, Jan 27
    Tmax-n-Topo's Hostel
    Jan 27, 2023, 5:00 PM EST – Jan 29, 2023, 5:00 PM EST
    Tmax-n-Topo's Hostel, 5046 Cascade Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946, USA
    VetFest #2 of 3 is in Lake Placid New York. The climbing opportunities abound in this corner of the Adirondacks. Come join us for two days of ice climbing, a social evening with VetEx's new films, beer, pizza, and our infamous raffle where everyone goes home with gear.
  • VetFest Colorado ( Beginner to Expert )
    Feb 24, 2023, 5:00 PM MST – Feb 26, 2023, 4:00 PM MST
    Lake City, 426 Gunnison Ave, Lake City, CO 81235, USA
    Two days of climbing in Lake City Colorado. Great accommodations, good food, amazing people, evening presentations, refreshments, and the infamous gear raffle.
  • Backcountry Skiing at Mount St Helens (Intermediate)
    Sat, Feb 25
    Mt St Helens, Washington 98616, USA
    Feb 25, 2023, 12:00 AM
    Mt St Helens, Washington 98616, USA
    Join Veteran's Expeditions on a backcountry ski tour to the crater rim of Mount Saint Helen's. Weather permitting, you'll be rewarded with easily accessible turns and epic views of all the volcanoes in the PNW!
  • Utah Canyoneering (Beginner)
    Fri, Mar 17
    Emery County
    Mar 17, 2023, 5:00 PM – Mar 19, 2023, 5:00 PM
    Emery County, San Rafael Swell, Utah, USA
    Try out canyoneering in the beautiful San Rafael Swell area of Utah!
  • Backcountry Skiing at Mount Rainier (Intermediate)
    Sat, Mar 18
    Mount Rainier, Washington 98304, USA
    Mar 18, 2023, 12:00 AM
    Mount Rainier, Washington 98304, USA
    Want to get out on Washington's tallest peak? Check out this Mount Rainier ski tour up to Camp Muir. Stoke is required.
  • La Sal Mountains Backcountry skiing (Advanced)
    Apr 21, 2023, 5:00 PM – Apr 23, 2023, 3:00 PM
    Moab, Moab, UT 84532, USA
    Join us for two days of backcountry skiing in the unique La Sal Mountain range!