¡Feliz Año Nuevo from Coyhaique! The first few weeks of the new year in Patagonia have been busy!Read More
have the objective to extend the mission of NOLS to the countries where we
operate our courses. In Chile, this program has been developing for several
years. We offer courses in Spanish for kayaking, mountaineering, outdoor
educators, Leave No Trace, and courses of WFR, WAFA, WFA, and WFRR in
association with NOLS-WMI.
Taking advantage of the sunny days in Patagonia, the In Town staff were able to escape the campo on November 12th for a beautiful day floating down a nearby river. All 23 of us (13 Chilenos and 10 people from the USA) loaded up the bus in the morning ready for a full day of rafting and kayaking. A local professional guide and one of our very own guided us in safety and excitement while floating down the Río Mañihuales, about three hours from the NOLS branch. It was such a gorgeous day, we enjoyed it to the fullest with water wars, a beach picnic, and swimming in the river, while some of the more experienced kayakers were able to find a few rapids to run.Read More