Camp Patriot 2012 Summit Challenge
Tim and I summited Mt Rainier in July of this year with 2 men wounded in war. One had a prosthetic leg above the knee, the other, 2 carbon fiber braces supporting his legs that had been violently destroyed. They summited a 14,000 foot peak, whose average summit success rate is somewhere below 40. Not an easy challenge, let alone doing it with 1 leg.
I had the opportunity to climb Rainier with Camp Patriot in 2010 during my first year working at Mystery Ranch. Mark Seacat had done it the past few years and since we became one of the main sponsors of the event, we continued to send guys to shoot photos and video of the summit attempt.
There was a strong crew this year. Alongside the sturdy and determined Curtis Fawley and Art Rausch, were 2 inexhaustible guys from RMI and IMG, and the invincible Andy Politz to assist in the summit bid for our guests of honor.
Let me introduce –Victor … READ MORE >