Soldiers Conduct Mountaineering Exercise in Vermont

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Soldiers recieve instructions and take a break while climbing Smugglers' Notch in Cambridge, Vt., Feb. 20, 2014. The soldiers are assigned to the Army Mountain Warfare Basic Mountaineering and Advanced Instructor Courses. This is the final tasking of the students prior to graduation the following day. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison
  • Soldiers climb Smugglers' Notch in Cambridge, Vt., Feb. 20, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison
  • Soldiers climb Smugglers' Notch in Cambridge, Vt., Feb. 20, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison
  • Soldiers climb Smugglers' Notch in Cambridge, Vt., Feb. 20, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison
  • A soldier rappels down Smugglers' Notch in Cambridge, Vt., Feb. 20, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison
  • Soldiers climb Smugglers' Notch in Cambridge, Vt., Feb. 20, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison
  • Soldiers climb Smugglers' Notch in Cambridge, Vt., Feb. 20, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison
  • Soldiers rappel down Smugglers' Notch in Cambridge, Vt., Feb. 20, 2014. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Mattison