"The goal here is to introduce wounded service members to the backcountry and to give them the opportunity to experience what the park has to offer."
Iraq veterans take part in first-of-its kind Smokies trek. VIEW the Knox News article with pics and video.
Highlander Expeditionary Tours, LLC hosts an annual backcountry trekking and camping event for wounded warriors at no cost to them. This event takes place annually in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
The focus of our event is to provide wounded service members the opportunity to reconnect with outdoor activities they may once have enjoyed prior to their injuries. A secondary focus of the event is to promote the Wounded Warriors Project by raising public awareness with local media outlets and corporate entities. At this time we at Highlander Expeditionary Tours, LLC continue to seek energetic supporters that want to contribute to this very essential event.
With your monetary donation to The Annual Highlander Expeditionary Tours, LLC Backcountry Trek for Wounded Warrior Project you can continue to develop this very worthwhile event with national participation and national promotion. Just click the “Donate” button located on this page to enter you gift. We are looking forward to a long and productive relationship with you and our local partners, and we feel this event offers a very unique opportunity to meet the needs of injured service members. Thank you for your gift.