NOLS Instructor Jesse Quillian introduces us to the importance of communication, and how it changes in groups over time
NOLS Instructor Sanjana Govind introduces us to competence—being skilled both on our own, and as part of a group.
Vision and action is a two-part leadership skill that combines the planning and the follow-up to move leaders toward their goals.
NOLS Instructor Andy Notopoulos talks about the leadership skill self awareness. Subscribe to the NOLSie News to follow along our series exploring ...
NOLS Instructor Molly Herber talks about the power and simplicity of the leadership skill expedition behavior as part of our series The Leadership ...
Check out this video to learn a short and effective yoga routine that's designed specifically for paddlers!
There's nothing better than a hot meal after a day out in the cold! Try this cheesy potato soup recipe from NOLS Cookery on your next outdoor trip.
What's a meal without dessert? Satisfy your sweet tooth and show off your backcountry cooking skills with this tasty fruit pie recipe from NOLS ...
Master the art of baking cinnamon rolls on a camp stove with this tasty recipe.
Getting caught by a fishhook isn't fun, but it doesn't necessarily mean the end of your fishing trip—if you have the appropriate first-aid skills.
You know you've found the perfect adventure partner when you wake up to the smell of biscuits baking in the morning. Grow your cooking skills with ...
Need coffee to function? Here are the seven best ways to make your favorite drink while you're out in the great outdoors.
Self-care, any action or behavior that helps us avoid triggering health problems, is totally necessary but often goes ignored.
Recording Herding Songs of the Mongolian Steppe
Knowing the recommended treatments for hypothermia in the wilderness is an important winter skill. Here NOLS addresses common myths about first aid ...
A look back in history at the documentary 30 Days to Survival
4 Ways You Can Get Cold (And How Not To)
Get some tips on how to stay cozy and warm while sleeping outdoors on a winter camping expedition.
3 Delicious Breakfast Spreads [Video]
Spice up your backcountry cooking - and avoid culinary disaster - with these steps
5 Cool Things You Learn From Sailing
What To Do When You Sprain Your Ankle in the Wilderness [Video]
4 Gear Tips for Lightweight Backpacking
An interview with Expedition Chef and NOLS Grad Mary Brent Galyean
How to prevent and treat blisters when you're camping
Interview with Expedition Denali members Rosemary Saal and Tyrhee Moore on being invited to the White House.
See the basic food types you need to stay healthy, well-fed, and hydrated so you have good nutrition on your next backpacking trip.
Read how Matt used his veterans benefits to fund a semester in the Rockies and found the space and direction to consider a career in the natural ...