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Winter Sections: A Student's Perspective

By Sophia Kim on 3/16/11 4:52 AM

In the past week and a half, we've had several semester courses come back through NOLS Rocky Mountain as they transitioned between their winter sections to river, canyons, or rock climbing. We had the privilege of catching up with Audi Morrison, an Outdoor Educator Spring semester student and previous NOLS Teton Valley snowboarding alum. Here is an account of her Winter section:

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Topics: A Student's Perspective, two nols courses, second course, Winter Sections, NOLS Rocky Mountain, Expedition Prep, feedback, perspective, ski, winter

NOLS NYC Grads Frolic in Vermont's White Fluff

By Rich Brame on 3/3/11 2:54 AM

NOLS expeditions tend to hook people on backcountry adventure. Not only that, our alumni also often gain the skills to get themselves, their friends and families back into the outdoors long after their course. Even grads who are now living in some of the world’s most intense urban wilderness can work together to pull off legitimate outdoor shenanigans.

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Topics: urban, snow, Alumni, NOLS, Vermont, city, ski, Live the Dream, NYC, wilderness

NOLS Leaders: Tori Murden McClure

By William Roth on 5/5/10 8:56 AM

A boat called Pearl, Muhammad Ali, and an impressive list of firsts all feature prominently in the newest addition to our NOLS Leaders video series.

This time we sit down with Tori Murden McClure. Her accomplishments give new meaning to the word determination and will inspire you to take on the world.

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Topics: South Pole, tori mcclure, NOLS, leadership, nols leaders, ski, Live the Dream, atlantic, video, first woman, inspiring women, women in leadership

Reena Dharmshaktu - First Indian Woman to Ski to South Pole

By William Roth on 1/12/10 7:41 AM

When Reena isn't teaching students on NOLS courses in the Himalayas, she is achieving other fantastic dreams, like becoming the first Indian woman to ski to the South Pole.

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Topics: South Pole, NOLS, Himalaya, India, woman, ski, Live the Dream, expedition