veterans


Recent Press and Media

Date: 29 Oct, 2013  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

Mission Outdoors Josh Brandon on September 11th, why veterans climb, the power of vet led trips http://sierraclub.typepad.com/planet/2013/09/climbing-to-olympus.html VetEx Co-Founders speak candidly with Dirtbag Diaries August 2013 http://dirtbagdiaries.com/home-front Wild River Fish’s Mark Rutherford on VetEx Alaska Expedition July 2013 http://www.wildriverfish.com/reports/disabled-army-vets-on-the-togiak-river/ Film Maker Magazine Article on the Veteran Outside Adventure Film School June 2013 https://mail-attachment.googleusercontent.com/attachment/u/0/?ui=2&ik=382615b860&view=att&th=141fabcb4a736e41&attid=0.1&disp=inline&safe=1&zw&saduie=AG9B_P8JnwdF9mfyFZZfaZcLwiKy&sadet=1383077595118&sads=0vvBxFeBN2Y-iqPy47UK7X45GMg&sadssc=1 Conrad Anker


Listen to the VetEx Co Founders on The Dirtbag Diaries

Date: 23 Oct, 2013  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

  There’s a story that you may have heard kicked around in the newspapers and nightly news for the last few months. It’s as unsettling as it is tragic. The rate of suicide among active military personnel, reservists, and veterans has increased to nearly 22 suicides a day. 22 every day, even as more resources


Colorado Climbing Series Summer 2013

Date: 23 Oct, 2013  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

VetEx climbed and trained all summer long in the Colorado high country.  VetEx Climbing Teams stood on the summits of Longs Peak, Mt. Meeker, Crestone Needle, Humboldt Peak, Mt. Shavano, Tabeguache Peak, Mt. Harvard, Mt. Yale, Mt. Belford, Missouri Mountain, and Huron Peak.  Our veteran teams trained in mountaineering and mountain travel techniques. Longs Peak was


VetEx Alaska Expedition with Wild River Guides

Date: 21 Oct, 2013  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

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 –


Veteran Outside Adventure Film School May 13-19 2013

Date: 03 Oct, 2013  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

VETERAN STORY TELLERS TEAM UP WITH THE OUTSIDE ADVENTURE FILM SCHOOL By Army Veteran Joshua Brandon Originally posted  http://sierraclub.typepad.com/missionoutdoors/2013/06/sierra-club-veteran-story-tellers-and-the-outside-adventure-film-school.html  Traversing the Great Sand Dunes “You defended your country once, now your country needs you again” was the idea we left with our military and veteran filmmakers as we celebrated the debut of the Sierra Club’s


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