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Notes from the Field: Summitting or not, the work doesn’t stop

By Casey Adams on 8/29/12 4:40 AM

The last time we heard from Phil Henderson on
this blog
, he had returned to Everest base camp with a bad chest cold. He was unable
to heal quickly due to the elevation, so he descended and took over the team’s
communication.

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Topics: NOLS, outdoor industry, National Geographic, Everest Days, Everest, National Outdoor Leadership School, travel, communication, Outdoor Festival, Mountain, Educators Notebook, expedition, summit, Phil Henderson, Kathmandu, weather, festival, success, Base Camp

NOLS & WMI Sponsor Climbing Festival

By William Roth on 7/21/10 8:23 AM

Every year since 1993, climbing enthusiasts from around the Rocky Mountain West and beyond descend upon the humble town of Lander, Wyoming, for the International Climbers Festival. Since Lander is also where NOLS is headquartered, the school has a long history with the festival in the form of guest speakers, members of the board, climbing clinic instructors, and volunteers.

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Topics: NOLS, Behind the Scenes, ICF, sponsor, climbing, wilderness medicine, WMI, international, climbers, 2010, festival, volunteer