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

By Cristina Edwards on 11/19/18 7:40 AM

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 7/25/12 3:40 AM

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 7/16/12 3:00 AM

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 6/13/12 9:48 AM

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