Arizona Republic – Trek up Himalayan peak raises spirits of Scottsdale veteran

by Mary Beth Faller

Nov. 10, 2010: Climbing to the top of a 20,075-foot mountain in Nepal brought Dan Sidles a taste of the adrenaline that years of combat and battle injuries had sapped out of the Iraq war veteran.

Dan Sidles on summit of Lobuche. Photo © Didrik Johnck, 2010.

“With post-traumatic stress, stuff doesn’t catch your attention, and you need that sense of danger to make you pay attention,” the Scottsdale man said.

Read more about the World T.E.A.M. Sports‘ Soldiers to the Summit expedition at the Arizona Republic.