Video: Mountain Warfare

A video dispatch from the mountains of Afghanistan.

In the rugged eastern provinces of Afghanistan, where peaks rise thousands of feet on all sides and the next valley is a world away, American troops are engaged in a kind of alpine warfare not seen for decades. Watch a video of the soldiers at OP Hatchet.

Read Fire on the Mountain, By Brian Mockenhaupt (Outside Magazine, November 2009).
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