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Vivacious Young Woman to Conquer Denali

By Brent Wallen on Jan 31, 2013

“Once we
think it gets real, it gets realer”. “Check yourself before you wreck
yourself”. These quotes come from a valiant young lady blessed with an
opportunity most of us dream of. With Expedition Denali tiptoeing closer and
closer, a reality check summons Rosemary Saal to fully realize what lies ahead
of her this June. Measured from base to peak, Mt. McKinley soars 20,320 feet
into the frigid Alaskan air, and bows down to nobody.

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Topics: NOLS, Waddington Range, Expedition Denali, African American, Mt McKinley, Youth in the outdoors, youth of color, Live the Dream, Diversity

Expedition Denali: Team in Training

By Casey Adams on Oct 8, 2012

After a summer of training hard in Washington's Cascade Range, British
Columbia's Waddington Range, and Alaska's Chugach Range, the Expedition
Denali
team is poised to embark on their journey to Denali in June 2013.

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Topics: NOLS, Behind the Scenes, Waddington Range, team, Expedition Denali, Mt. Baker, black, Cugach Range, African American, National Outdoor Leadership School, Cascade Range, Outdoors, British Columbia, Alaska, Denali, Washington

Recent Student Videos on YouTube

By William Roth on Aug 11, 2010

Here are a few recent videos uploaded to YouTube from recent NOLS grads. For more student-made videos, check out our Student Videos YouTube playlist.

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Topics: NOLS, Wind River Wilderness, Waddington Range, pizza, Expedition Prep, LNT, WRW, backcountry pizza, youtube, video, leave no trace, student