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“One of the best days of my life.”

Liz Touhy speaks with Scott Christy about her experiences on NOLS Expeditions. She recalls a powerful experience as a NOLS student on an expedition in the Waddington Range of British Columbia where she gained confidence, and then elaborates on what...

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The Entire Sky on Mount Kenya

In 1980 Eric Hosek led a group up Mount Kenya. While climbing in the darkness before dawn the expedition could see the sky of both hemispheres. For Eric it was an "ah-ha" moment.

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“It was NOLS that was a turning point”

Peter Roy talks being prepared for a life in business by his NOLS wilderness course. Years later he was able to send his daughter to a NOLS semester in Kenya, and this was an important turning point for his whole...

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The Spirit of Denali

David Lucchino remembers attempting to climb Denali with a NOLS expedition led by Phil Powers and Jim Ratz in 1994. What he learned along the way was more important than the summit.