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Weekend of The Outdoors – Harpers Ferry, WV

Date: 26 Apr, 2019  No Comments  VetEx-Leader

Join Veterans Expeditions for our first annual weekend of the outdoors in Harpers Ferry West Virginia, run through our DC chapter. This years trip will not require any rock climbing experience. The weekend will include sport and TRAD climbing in Harpers Ferry, WV on Saturday with a day of hiking or more climbing on Sunday


Mt Yale Snowshoe- Advanced

Date: 13 Apr, 2019  No Comments  NATHAN PERRAULT

Join Veterans Expeditions on our advanced snowshoe hike to the top of Mt. Yale. This snowshoe is 10 miles round trip gaining approximately 3,000 feet in elevation in Winter conditions. Snowshoes and winter boots,  and some warm winter layers are available to borrow. We will be meeting at the City Market in Buena Vista at


Snowshoe Crate Lake- Beginner

Date: 12 Jan, 2019  No Comments  NATHAN PERRAULT

Join Veterans Expeditions on our beginner snowshoe hike to Crater Lake. This snowshoe hike is 6 miles round trip gaining 1,000 feet in elevation. Snowshoes, winter boots, trekking poles, and some warm winter layers are available to borrow. We will be meeting at the Carousel of Happiness in Nederland, CO at 7:30 AM. We will


Backpacking the Venable and Comanche Loop -Beginner-

Date: 05 Oct, 2018  No Comments  NATHAN PERRAULT

Join Veterans Expeditions for a fun overnight backpacking trip in the Sangre de Cristo mountains near Westcliffe Colorado. The Venable-Comanche loop is two trails that make up the moderately difficult 12-mile trail that traverses the Phantom Terrace to make one longer memorable trail. Sitting in the shadow of two 14,000 foot and 3 13,000 foot


Mt. of the Holy Cross 14er Backpacking Trip -BEGINNER-

Date: 01 Sep, 2018  No Comments  NATHAN PERRAULT

Join Veterans Expeditions for an overnight backpacking trip to backpack and summit Mt. of the Holy Cross near Minturn, CO. We will meet in Minturn CO at noon on Saturday Sept. 1st and hike roughly 3.5 miles into camp. On Sunday we will wake up at 6:00 AM, eat, and go for the summit. We


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