HG January Ice Climbing Program for Male and Female Veterans @ Lake Placid, NY
Jan 26 – Feb 1 all-day

**Participants must be selected for a program, and availability is subject to change. Please contact Event PoC with any questions!**

Our week-long outdoor therapeutic recreation programs support those experiencing symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Military Sexual Trauma, and/or Polytrauma. The program is designed to help you discover a renewed sense of belonging, improve quality of life, and connect you with a community.

HG January Ice Climbing Program for Male & Female Veterans

  • Who: 6 Veterans/Service Members. This program is open to both female and male veterans.
  • What: Intro to ice climbing with Paradox Sports.  NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. All skill levels welcome.
  • Where: Lake Placid, NY 
  • Accommodations: Shared bunk rooms on second floor of Bed and Breakfast
  • Accessibility: The approach can range from 20 – 45 minutes of navigating various terrain (uphill/downhill on snow, ice and on uneven ground) before arriving at the climbing site.
  • Cost: FREE – Higher Ground Covers ALL program related costs

A few notes about our program:

  • Our programs are for veterans with symptoms of PTSD, TBI, MST, and/or polytrauma.
  • One-Time Experience: Due to our lengthy wait list, we are only able to provide one week-long program. We provide resources to find recreation in your home community, as well as 3 years of follow-up after you have completed our program.
  • Recreational Therapy: Our programs incorporate daily group discussions to reflect on the impact of recreation, typically they last about an hour right before dinner.

For more information, watch our video here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8gSBrgqIzQ