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Changing Course Foundation

Higher Peaks welcomes our new partner, Changing Course.  Changing Course was founded in 1998 from a strong desire to help people make good choices.  Dedicated to developing and administering programs to enhance teamwork, self-worth, leadership, responsibility, and accountability to all types of groups.  Cathi and her team will be an incredible

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Blue Red Run – Las Colinas, Texas

Higher Peaks will be attending the second Annual Blue Red Run in Las Colinas, TX.  Come by and say hi and register for a chance to win a Yeti cooler provided by Rockwall Dodge.  This event benefits the Texas Fallen Officer Fund.  Hope to see you there!  

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The Need

With 1 in 5 military members returning home with wounds most of us cannot see, PTS (Post Traumatic Stress), PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), and TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury), we are seeing an increase in alcoholism, divorce, and child abuse among families of deployed veterans.  There are 22 veteran suicides

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Pyrs For PTSD

This story begins when my family and I were out at Kadee Farm to cut our Christmas tree like we do every year.  We had just wrapped up the selecting, cutting and hauling the tree to the truck when we saw a Great Pyrenees with a couple out to cut a

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Catherine’s Landing – May 2015

We had a great time with three great veteran families at Catherine’s Landing an RVC Outdoor Destination in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  Though it was rainy, we had loads of fun.  Saturday morning after breakfast we kicked off our first Operation Peak Fitness “OPEAKFIT” 5k fitness run.  After the run started

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REI Dallas

Thank you REI Dallas for the donation of REI day packs for our veteran families at Higher Peaks!

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Bass Pro Shops Garland

A big shout out to Bass Pro Shops Garland, TX for their kind donation to support veteran families reconnect through a Higher Peaks outdoor experience.  Their donation will help provide a great experience for the families Higher Peaks supports to enjoy time together fishing.  THANK YOU!

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Mission Memorial Day

*UPDATE from Mission Memorial Day Facebook. The video was taken after we had to turn back on our last chance of summit, which says it all, but please read on for a few more details. Memorial Day has passed and this morning we flew off the glacier back to Talkeetna.

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Wounded Warriors on Mountain Climb

High Ground Documentary

Follow a team of veterans returning from combat in Afghanistan and Iraq as they set out to climb a towering Himalayan peak to overcome challenges and heal the mental and emotional ravages of war. [youtube height=”315″ width=”560″]https://youtu.be/7n9oM7fcNoM[/youtube]

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American Sniper and PTSD

American Sniper

Learn More About PTSD [youtube height=”315″ width=”560″]https://youtu.be/99k3u9ay1gs[/youtube]

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