Army veteran Thomas Jude Carroll, who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident, on joining this VetEx climb up Mount Washington: “I hope someone out there sees me and it hits them that they can do it, too.”
Steve Arsenault of Bedford, a Vietnam veteran and legendary climber, with ex-Army Ranger Nick Watson.
Arsenault finds a bit of flat terrain for a rest on the ascent.
The group well above the tree line on the rocky trail up Mount Washington.
The climbers celebrate after reaching the 6,288-foot summit.