WELCOME TO THE MEDIA CENTERHere you will find a brief overview of the 2017 Warriors to Summits Expedition Series. As the expeditions' planning progresses, this will be the location for facts about the two training sessions in Colorado and Wyoming, the capstone expedition to Alaska, quick quotes, digital press materials, staff biographies and biographies of the expedition leaders, guides and support team that will take our teams to new heights. Official photos, video clips and links to our social media channels can be found on the Stories page.
2017 Expedition Series InfoThe 2017 Warriors to Summits Expedition team will be comprised of 12 veterans, that will go on a series of two training sessions and one capstone expedition.
Training Session I: Rocky Mountains, Colorado
June 15 - 19
Training Session II: Wind River Range, Wyoming
July 14 - 20
Capstone Expedition: Denali National Park, Alaska
September 6 - 18
Quotes“The reality is I haven’t made one new friend since I’ve retired from the military, and in the last five days I’ve made 12 new friends that will help me achieve the goals I’ve made for the new chapter of my life.”
– Eric Donoho, U.S Army Veteran, 2016 Expedition: Gila Wilderness Participant
"I’m looking forward to meeting some new veterans and making some new friends. At the end of the day, that is what you want the most, someone who has the same issues as you and wants to move on as well."
– Lucas Benson, U.S. Army Veteran, 2016 Expedition: Presidential Range Participant
"It's still a work in progress. I'm not exactly sure where everything is going to fall in the end, but I just feel that this is exactly the right place - the right time - for me to have done this program."
– Paul Smith, U.S. Army Veteran, 2015 Expedition: Gannett Peak Participant
"For me, this has reinforced everything that I want to be as a person, which is stronger with nothing that can stop me."
– Denny Salisbury, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, 2015 Expedition: Gannett Peak Participant