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Dream with Your Eyes Open: Women's Baja Sea Kayaking Expedition

By Jessey Jansen on 4/15/19 1:57 PM

Jessey shares rhythm and memories from the spring 2019 Women’s Baja Sea Kayaking - Prime course.

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Topics: NOLS Mexico, Baja Sea Kayaking, story, women in leadership

"There Is No Limit:" A Kenyan Mountain Guide Advances Her Wilderness Training

By Carol Wanjiru (Mimie) on 3/13/19 8:18 AM

On the right is Ol Doinyo Lengai Mountain, which we would attempt summit later that night. On the left is Lake Natron (on the Tanzania side of the border) and Shompole Mountain Conservancy (on the Kenya side). Photo by Carol Wanjiru.
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Topics: Live the Dream, leadership, NOLS East Africa, story, women in leadership

City Girl Loves Life in the Wilderness

By Erin Daily on 3/6/13 1:32 AM
Photo by Trip Davis
 

Accustomed to California sunshine and city living, 16-year-old Ale Sternberg was launched into a world unknown in fall 2012 as she spent a week backpacking through the North Cascade Mountains in Washington state.

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Topics: Expedition Prep, Archer School for Girls, Wind River Wilderness Expedition, Archer, Arrow Week, NOLS Professional Training, NOLS Custom Education, story, women in leadership

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

"If you can do a NOLS course, you can ski to the South Pole"

By Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin on 2/25/10 5:46 AM

"If you can do a NOLS course, you can ski to the South Pole" 

Tori Murden McClure, Author of A Pearl in the Storm (Harper Collins 2009)

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Topics: Tori Murden McClure, NOLS, leadership, Debbie Armstrong, Kelly Pyke, Reena Dharmashaktu, Candice Carpenter Olsen, Arianne Zwartjes, Michelle Murphy, Deb Armstrong, Live the Dream, Louisa Willcox, women, Catherine Stifter, ann mills, inspiring women, women in leadership