WTVT’s Lloyd Sowers visits while we get prepped for Aconcagua

28 Jan

As our Aconcagua Summit Team readies for the climb, WTVT-TV’s anchor, Lloyd Sowers, stopped by to interview the CWVC Challenge Warriors and learn what it takes to make the ascent.  Looking forward to seeing the story in February while the team is in Argentina.  Thanks Lloyd for visiting! [Show slideshow]

Research is Key to CWVC

24 Jan

We’ve shared some background on the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge Aconcagua Challenge team members and the various motivations for this daring undertaking. You’ve learned about the trek itself and found that It is not for the faint of heart. Additionally, the Alaska Mountaineering School Guide Team, led by Colby Coombs, a tremendous resource for CWVC, […]

Meet the Aconcagua Team (Part 4)

21 Jan

The Aconcagua Summit Challenge Team will prepare to Climb this mountain, the second highest of the Seven Summits of the World.  It is treacherous terrain that requires major effort, excellent problem solving and self awareness. The terrain ranges from dry rocky riverbed walking, with both soft and hard surfaces, to uphill loose scree slopes and […]

Aconcagua Meet The Team (Part 2)

19 Jan

In yesterday’s blog I shared some thoughts concerning the upcoming Mt. Aconcagua Summit Challenge. In February a team of 9 combat wounded and injured military veterans, along with support staff and experienced guides will attempt to climb one of the Seven Summits of the world – Aconcagua in Argentina. It is the second highest of […]