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6 Things You Didn’t Know About NOLS

In Camping, Climbing, Hiking, Paddling, Skiing, Water by ZoeGatesLeave a Comment

Since 1965, the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) has been the preeminent leader in wilderness education. Since then, NOLS has established comprehensive leadership, wilderness medicine, and risk management programs. Offering intensive backcountry expeditions across the globe, NOLS challenges students to realize their full potential as leaders and create memories of a lifetime. If you haven’t been on a NOLS course, …

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Climate Change: Effects on our Outdoor Livelihood

In Featured, Hiking, News, Water, Winter by JaneBozsikLeave a Comment

The sun is beating down on all of us excited tourists as we deboard the alpine train. An idyllic scene greets us; layers of tall pines and alpine flowers line the surrounding mountains. Ahead, a thunderous river grinds through the valley floor on the left, while adjacently an even gravel path gently snakes into the distance. The path leads to Morteratsch …