Irreverent Warriors is hosting a Silkies Hike on August 24th, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Bringing Veterans together to hike 22 kilometers with 22 kg pack (optional) for the 22 brothers and sisters lost to suicide daily.
These hikes allow the participants to bond using humor and camaraderie to help prevent veteran suicide and combat PTSD.
Veterans, Active Duty, and Reservists are the only participants allowed to hike. Civilians are welcome to participate by donating to the cause, volunteer at the event in several capacities, and join the after party at The Hall/Foundry in West Des Moines from 1800-2200.
Hike Route Link: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/891093?units=miles
0715-0845 Registration Open at WWII Memorial Plaza on E 13th St
0845 Safety Brief
0900-1700 Hike route
1800-2200 After Party at The Hall DSM/ The Foundry - 111 S 11th St, West Des Moines 50265