We know you might be busy working or studying right now, so here are some amazing photos to feed your soul until the next time you can play outside.
The top of the ridge
Skiing in Wyoming's Absaroka Mountains. Photo by Adam Swisher.
Checking out the conditionsSurprise snow on a summer course. Photo by Mauricio Clauzet.
A winter wonderlandSki touring in Wyoming. Photo by Matt Burke.
Winter ReflectionsA NOLS student pauses to take it all in. Photo by Jared Steinman.
Epic splitboardSplitboarding (backcountry snowboarding) in Wyoming. Photo by Eric Haskell.
#Throwback to the 1970sDigging a snow kitchen. Photo courtesy of the NOLS Archives.
Swallowed in the landscapeA camp on a mountaineering course. Photo by Kyle Duba.
Winter starsA snow shelter and snow kitchen on a winter course. Photo by Fredrik Norrsell.
Winter, we love youTouring near the Tetons. Photo by Jared Steinman.
Love playing in the snow? Learn to backcountry ski or snowboard on a NOLS winter course.
Molly is a NOLS instructor and writer. She loves the smell of her backpack and does her best writing before 7:00 am. When she's not scouting the next post for the NOLS Blog, she's running and climbing on rocks in Wyoming. Follow her on Instagram @mgherber