Industry Supporters show their support for NOLS with their products, networks, and expertise. They include Adventure Collection, Adventure Medical Kits, Backpacking Light, Deuter, Ibex, Optic Nerve, Orvis, Patagonia, Rescue Essentials, Snews, and Two Leaves. To become an Industry Supporter, please contact Jeanne_O’Brien@nols.edu.
Adventure Collection - NOLS is a proud member of the Adventure Collection, a partnership of the world's premiere adventure travel companies.
Adventure Medical Kits - AMK and NOLS have worked together to produce a line of First Aid Kits specifically geared for NOLS’ Wilderness Medicine Institute. AMK also works within the outdoor industry to promote NOLS and lead fundraisers for the NOLS scholarship fund.
Backpacking Light - BackpackingLight.com has worked with GoLite to be a resource for lightweight backpacking techniques with NOLS.
Deuter - Deuter has teamed up with NOLS, designing expedition packs suited specifically for our courses.
Ibex -Ibex supports the NOLS scholarship program.
Optic Nerve - Optic Nerve supports NOLS Scholarship program and Expedition Denali
Orvis - Orvis and NOLS have teamed up to offer a NOLS/Orvis Wilderness Fly Fishing course. This is the only course dedicated to fly fishing. In addition, Orvis guides provide training to NOLS staff.
Patagonia - Patagonia supplies full time NOLS field staff with technical outerwear.
Rescue Essentials- Rescue Essentials provides NOLS with high-quality first aid products and supports the NOLS mission.
Snews- Snews is an outdoor industry news source that offers free membership to NOLS.
Two Leaves - Two Leaves gives 1 percent of each sale of the Alpine Berry tea to the NOLS scholarship fund, helping people of all ages learn wilderness skills, leadership, and community excellence in some of the world’s most breathtaking places.
If you’d like to learn how to become an Industry Supporter of NOLS, contact Jeanne_O’Brien@nols.edu.