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Sunsets, Saguaros, and NOLS Students: Spring in the Southwest

By NOLS Southwest staff on 1/19/11 6:19 AM

With the start of the New Year the Southwest Branch comes to life like an arroyo after strong desert rains. This season the branch welcomes some new faces among the familiar ones from the fall. Starting this January are our new Issue Room manager Charlotte, our new Transportation manager Bryan, and our four eager interns Dustin, Adam, Allie, and Slaton. Also new to the Branch are the students of the Southwest Outdoor Educators course, the Lightweight Backpacking course, and the first Semester course. All three course groups have successfully arrived at the Branch, geared up, and are currently in the field backpacking through the wilds of Arizona.

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Topics: hike, galiuros, Behind the Scenes, Semester, Southwest, sonora, Backpacking, Outdoor Educator, kofa, Lightweight