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Notes from the Field: Summitting or not, the work doesn’t stop

By Casey Adams on 8/29/12 4:40 AM

The last time we heard from Phil Henderson on
this blog
, he had returned to Everest base camp with a bad chest cold. He was unable
to heal quickly due to the elevation, so he descended and took over the team’s
communication.

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Topics: NOLS, outdoor industry, National Geographic, Everest Days, Everest, National Outdoor Leadership School, travel, communication, Outdoor Festival, Mountain, Educators Notebook, expedition, summit, Phil Henderson, Kathmandu, weather, festival, success, Base Camp

Winter Warmth - Camp and Sleep System

By NOLS on 1/11/11 8:33 AM

If you have been following along with our Winter Warmth series, you should be familiar with the layering and bootie system NOLS is known for. Today we explore other ways to stay warm once you arrive at your camp for the night.

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Topics: snow, NOLS, bootie system, cold, tips, teton valley, winter warmth, sleeping bag, Educators Notebook, weather, how to, tent