Outdoor Retailer Show: a military veterans perspective

Date: 04 Feb, 2013  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

I spent last week in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Outdoor Retailer Show. I was there to find out what outdoor companies are working with military veterans and to remind companies to consider veterans in their marketing of outdoor gear. My goal was to partner my veteran non-profit (Veterans Expeditions or VetEx) with any outdoor company

VetEx Snowshoe Meet-Up 2 Mt.Yale

Date: 29 Jan, 2013  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

VetEx will climb Mt.Yale (14,420) feet Saturday the 2nd of February. This will be our second snowshoe of the season.  The Mt.Yale snowshoe will be intermediate in difficulty and any bad weather will make the summit an even greater challenge. If you have never climbed a Colorado 14er before, this snowshoe is not for you.

VetEx Snowshoe Meet-up 1: Rocky Mountain National Park Saturday January 19th with special Guest Team Rubicon

Date: 29 Dec, 2012  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

VetEx invites all of Colorado’s Veterans (and out of state veterans) to Snowshoe the land defended this January 19th.  We welcome our friends at Team Rubicon to join us.  This will be the first of 3 snowshoe trips this season and it will be our easiest.  Beginners come on out and give this one  a