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.

Exactly What I Needed

Jaycee Cappaert shares the challenges and lessons from her NOLS experiences on a 30-day Yukon trip.

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.

“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...

“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...