“One of the best days of my life.”
December 6, 2018 App Interview

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...

The Entire Sky on Mount Kenya
October 11, 2018 App Interview

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.

“It was NOLS that was a turning point”
October 11, 2018 App Interview

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...

The Spirit of Denali
October 10, 2018 App Interview

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.