[foogallery id=”4721″] A team of Veterans undertakes the first fly-fishing expedition on the Kanektok River of 2015; adapting techniques of “LRRP”, Long Range Reconnaissance and Patrol. From the trip log of June 27th, 2015. “The team of 7 Veterans accompanied by a journalist assembled in Dillingham and joined the staff of Alaska’s Wild River Guides.
There’s something about veterans and the call of the mountains. Sure, the adventure and the adrenaline and everything that comes with being outdoors is a big part of it.But perhaps nowhere else in the civilian world is that single-minded sense of mission and clarity of focus — so much a part of military life —
WHAT IS IT? The only device you really need in the backcountry. A rugged handheld global satellite communicator that allows you to send and receive text messages, mark waypoints, navigate a route, track and share your journey, and in the event of an emergency, send out an SOS signal. WHO IS IT FOR? Any outdoor enthusiast –
A Veterans Expedition adapting the concept of “LRRP”, Long Range Reconnaissance and Patrol to Expeditionary travel and Fly-fishing in wilderness Alaska. From the trip log of July 9’Th, 2014. “The team assembled in Dillingham. We had a map briefing and reviewed LRRP mission goals. We had a question and answer period then everyone got busy
Nick Watson: Bringing the Wilderness Solution to Vets Mountaineering provides a powerful boost to veterans returning from war. National Geographic Society THE INNOVATORS PROJECT Text by Mark Jenkins A climber suddenly falls into a crevasse and Nick Watson dives into the snow with his ice ax. The rope goes taut and Watson, a bearded, muscled
July 29th – August 7th, 2013 Disabled Fly Casters and Army Veterans on the Togiak River Originally posted here: http://www.wildriverfish.com/reports/disabled-army-vets-on-the-togiak-river/ By Mark Rutherford A week on the Togiak River with Warren MacDonald, who fly fishes from his wheelchair, and with Nick Watson – disabled Army Ranger / founder of Veterans Expeditions, and Dick Watson, his father –