For the Wheelers for the Wounded group, traversing the Rubicon Trail in extreme off-road vehicles is only a small portion of the experience and what veterans take away.
The Wheelers for the Wounded program brings veterans together with experienced off-road drivers to traverse extreme terrain. Dan Hiney, co-director of the California version of the event, has been planning and executing the event for the past four years.
"I got in touch with Kevin (Carey) ... He elevated me from trash guy to co-organizer," Hiney said.
In 2009, the two held the event in June but found the sun to be …