Photo by Molly Hagbrand.
Make your spring break an adventure. Forget the crowded ski resorts or touristy beach vacation—it’s time to do something different.Read More
Written by Annalise Grueter and Manohar D'silva.
A line of solemn, snow-capped giants stretches across the three northernmost states in India.
These soaring peaks belong to the world’s highest mountain chain: the Himalaya.Read More
While wilderness medicine is a constantly evolving field, some things stay the same—like people wondering whether it’s really ok to suck out snake venom, or the steps of the Patient Assessment System.
As 2018 wraps up, our team gathered this year’s most popular wilderness medicine topics from the NOLS Blog. Take a look to refresh your skills and get ready for whatever comes your way in 2019!Read More
NOLS President John Gans announced on November 28 his plans to retire at the end of 2019. He is the fifth president in the school’s 53-year history and longest-serving leader. Gans has been a part of the school for 38 years and at the conclusion of 2019, he will have served as the school's executive director and president for 24 years. He started his NOLS journey as a scholarship student in 1979 on a Semester in Kenya, later serving as director of NOLS Alaska, admissions and marketing director, and operations director before assuming the role of president in October 1995.Read More
Photo by Nikole Wohlmacher.
“We want [our students] to use the education to be leaders in their community with an understanding of ecology and conservation for the wild outdoors far beyond their legislators back home. We expect these people to be a grain of sand on the beach of future leadership.” —Paul PetzoldtRead More