Traversing a glacier is no small feat. Our team pushes themselves to accomplish the mission even though the river might be higher than expected, or the pain gets pretty bad. They all pushed through and made a difference for themselves and others.
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The weather is pretty nice here in Florida. (Sorry to all the CWVC fans outside of the Sunshine State!) With that in mind, our thoughts turn to the next Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge. In partnership with US Sailing and the USMMA Sailing Foundation, CWVC is proud to announce new Adaptive Sailing Novice Camps for our […]
Here’s the link to the video for Lloyd Sowers piece about our warriors as they were heading out for Aconcagua. Follow up will take place when the guys return from Argentina at the beginning of March! I’ll updated with a link to that here when it is available.
Congratulations to the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge Team!!! The summit was reached by some of the team yesterday!!! We heard from our Alaska Mountaineering School liaison, Caitlin, last night. She reports that after a successful climb, the team was back at camp and had climbed into their sleeping bags after eating. We are sure they […]
We have a report in from our base camp liaison, Caitlin Palmer with the Alaska Mountaineering School!! She spoke to Colby Coombs around 20:00 Argentina time and got information on the guy’s locations, and updates on how everyone is doing and what they are planning on attempting in the next couple of days. After a […]
The CWVC Challenge Warriors are a third of the way up the Aconcagua Summit! Billy Costello reported in and shared the schedule for the remainder of the week. “Last night the team stayed at Plaza de Mulas. Today, we climb up to Camp Canada and back down to Plaza de Mulas for the night. Thursday […]
Howard Altman wrote a short bit about the Aconcagua challenge (you have to dig through the column so here’s what he wrote about us) I had the great pleasure Friday night of attending the send-off for the latest adventure from the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge, who are embarking on their third mountain climb, this time […]
The CWVC team made it to the Confluencia camp last night, elevation 10,892’. The team is doing well and moving up to the base camp, Plaza de Mulas at 14,009 feet on schedule. Yesterday, part of the team stayed at the Confluencia camp and conducted a portion of the case study work. According to CWVC […]