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

By Cristina Edwards on Nov 19, 2018


Picture captured 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, story

Buy a blanket, support a scholarship student

By Casey Adams on Jul 25, 2012

Next weekend, the opportunity to purchase a discounted SOL Sport Utility Blanket and support the NOLS scholarship fund will be one and the same.

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Topics: NOLS, Behind the Scenes, SOL, National Outdoor Leadership School, scholarship, scholarships, OR, adventure, Adventure Medical Kits, Outdoor Retailer, Sport Utility Blanket, emergency shelter

Campaign NOLS: Explaining Our Core Values, Part 1

By Larkin Flora on Jul 16, 2012

NOLS’ core values are at the heart of our institution. Leadership, community, safety, excellence, wilderness, and education inspire everything we do. We share a commitment to these values; they define and direct who we are, what we do, and how we do it.

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Topics: NOLS, leadership, Morehead-Cain Scholarship, National Outdoor Leadership School, scholarship, leaders, philanthropy, donor, donate, Educators Notebook, mountaineering, campaign NOLS

Lander business supports scholarship fundraising effort

By Casey Adams on Jun 13, 2012

Lander’s Valley Printing surprised NOLS with a generous donation yesterday. The local business donated all the postcards for a NOLS mailing about a Lander Community Challenge for Charities event.

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Topics: NOLS, Behind the Scenes, donation, scholarship, fundraising, Lander 5K, Lander Community Challenge for Charities, Valley Printing, Lander Half Marathon