Soldier with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest (22 Photos)

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Private Jaco van Gass is trying out his ice axe for the first time. Soldier Jaco lost his left arm in a rocket blast in Afghanistan in the year 2009 and got Disabled.
With his own invention and realising his needs he made some wonderful equipments to conquer mount everest.
Jaco tried his equipment before his team started climbing the mountains.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)

Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
This is Captain David Wiseman, a 29 year old captain who was shot in his chest during a war with the Taliban in the year 2009.
He is practising some skills which he will require to climb the Everest.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
Members of the project “Walking with the Wounded” are on their journey towards the base camp.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
After a 10 days hike through the Himalayas, a member is making his way towards the Mount Everest Base camp.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
There are memorial flags which are left on the main tracks to Everest near Lobuche in memory of those people who had died.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
There are also Rock piles which are left on the main track to everest near Lobuche, so that climbers can pay their respect.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
This picture is of a captain named David Wiseman who is 29 years of age and he is from Tadcaster, North Yorkshire. He stops for a while along with his team near Lobuche.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
Private Jaco van Gass leads his team near Lobuche.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
One of the team passes through an Everest Memorial site which is near Lobuche.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
Henry Chaplin who is a former captain from Edinburgh, hangs out some washing clothes on a rest day during his trek with his team.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
Captain Henry Chaplin is taking a break in a Chumbu tea house.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
Private Karl Hinett who is of 25 years from Tipton who got burns in his hands, legs and his face in Iraq.
He is taking rest in Chumbu.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
This image is of a Mountain yak.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
Private Jaco van Gass takes a break from his trek near Pheriche, Nepal.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
Members of the team climb out of Khumjung on the way towards Everest.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
A member of the team climbs out of Khumjung.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
31 years old Captain Francis Atkinson from Wiltshire whose right arm is not functioning properly after a gunshot wound in Afghanistan, putting his dynamic splint as the team treks away from Namche.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
Captain Francis Atkinson who has paralysed his right arm after being shot in Afghanistan in the year 2007 treks from Nepal towards Mount Everest.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
The team is walking towards Everest.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
Private Jaco van Gass aged 25 years is checking his ice axe at the Hyatt hotel in Kathmandu.
Soldiers with Disabilities Prepare to Conquer Mount Everest	(22 Photos)
Participants of the Walking with the Wounded team.
From (L-R) Francis Atkinson, David Wisemanss, Martin Hewitt, Karl Hinett, Jaco Van Gass and Dan Majid.