Molly Herber


Molly Herber

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

Articles By Molly Herber

Five smiling instructors wearing kayaking gear fling their arms out, holding their paddles triumphantly

NOLS Instructor Expeditions of 2017

Check out a collection of stories from some of the expeditions and trainings instructors pursued in 2017 to continue growing as leaders and educators.

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Camping Recipe: Biscuits [Video]

You know you've found the perfect adventure partner when you wake up to the smell of biscuits baking in the morning. Grow your cooking skills with ...

Improve Your Appetite for Uncertainty

Instructor Molly Herber shares her learnings about tolerance for adversity and uncertainty, one of the key leadership skills students learn on NOLS ...


Get Off the Grid for a Gap Year

NOLS staff share why they love off-grid gap years. Escape the routine and disconnect from the world by getting off the grid for a gap year.


Enjoying the Tiny Life

Get the scoop on what it's like to live in a tiny house—and why you might want to give it a try.

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Basic Nutrition for Backpacking

See the basic food types you need to stay healthy, well-fed, and hydrated so you have good nutrition on your next backpacking trip.