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12 Gifts to Give Your Favorite NOLSie

By Annalise Grueter on 12/4/15 2:46 PM

Temperatures are dropping, snow is flying, and the gift-giving holidays are creeping closer. Are you stumped about what to buy for the NOLSie in your life? Jump-start your brainstorming with this list of gifts: simple, but guaranteed to make them smile!

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Topics: adventure, backcountry, Backpacking, cooking, Expedition Prep

Himalayan Awakening: How NOLS Inspired My Pursuit of Mountaineering

By Annalise Grueter on 12/2/15 7:05 AM
The view of Dangthal and our camp. Photo by Annalise Grueter.
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Topics: Alumni, backcountry, leadership, Live the Dream, mountaineering, NOLS India

5 Things You Already Do That Make You a Female Outdoor Leader

By Annalise Grueter on 10/19/15 8:00 AM

Backpacker magazine recently posted this piece online touching on the fact that, regardless of outdoor experience, their female readership were less likely to view themselves as leaders than their male readership, and that needs to change. We agree.

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Topics: adventure, Alumni, backcountry, Backpacking, climbing, communication, cooking, kayaking, leadership, Live the Dream, mountaineering, National Outdoor Leadership School, NOLS, Outdoors, video, wilderness