24 Nov '12, 11pm

Mountain-climbing program helps wounded veterans overcome barriers.

Mountain-climbing program helps wounded veterans overcome barriers.

Related Mountain-climbing Wounded Warrior provides inspiration View Gallery (6 images) A group of wounded vets makes the climb up the 20,100-foot Lobuche Peak in Nepal. The expedition launched a new program, Soldiers to Summits, which aims to empower vets who suffered severe injuries, such as amputations. Photo courtesy Didrik Johnck Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link STUTTGART, Germany -- The view from the summit is the payoff, one reason many mountain climbers endure weeks of agony on the grueling path to the tops of the world’s tallest peaks. But for Iraq War vet Steve Baskis, the climb up the 20,100-foot Lobuche Peak in Nepal didn’t end with a soul-stirring view of the Himalayas. While his fellow military veteran climbers could gaze out at Mount Everest and the majestic valley below, Baskis was in darkness. “It is a painful thing to b...

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