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Cristina Edwards

Cristina Edwards
Cristina is a NOLS instructor. She’s one of seven siblings, a Libra, and an overplanner. She enjoys baking box cakes, training her dog, and reading graphic novels.

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How to Take the Mountains Home: A Gateway Scholar Reflects on Horsepacking

By Cristina Edwards on Nov 19, 2018
Photo by Eve Cinquino

Before Rebeca Espinosa set off on her Wilderness Horsepacking course, she wasn’t sure she’d be challenged on the 21-day expedition. With horses carrying all the gear, and students and instructors riding on horseback, it was hard to see what about the course could be difficult.

At 5:45 a.m. the next day, it became clearer.

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Topics: horsepacking, scholarship, Live the Dream, Gateway Partner, Gateway Scholar, stories, student-stories