NOLS: National Outdoor Leadership School Home
Fall 2003 Issue
    Cover Article
    Message from the Director
    Alumni Trailblazers
    Alumni Profile
    Branch Profile
    Issue Room
    Wild Side of Medicine
    Never Say Never
    Where Are They Now?
    Chapter Update
Winter Articles
  Why Ask Why?
  Winter Memories
  Snow Scientists
  Winter Camping
  Winter Worries
  Captain Jack
  Notes From the Field
  Making a Race
Leader Archives
  Address Update Form

Online Gift Form

Contact Us

Winter NOLS-Style
Why Ask Why? Finding a Skier’s Paradise in China
Text by Naheed Ahmed Henderson
Photography by Jimmy Chin
Winter Memories
By Jon Greene, NOLS Intern
NOLS Snow Scientists
By Kerry Brophy
When the temperature drops and the snow starts flying, life doesn’t get much better for these NOLS grads...
The Beauty of Snow and Silence:
The why’s and how’s of winter camping

By Trevor Deighton, NOLS Instructor
Winter Worries
By Buck Tilton
Notes from the Field
The Leader talks with Allen O'Bannon, a NOLS winter instructor who is currently in Antarctica teaching for the Field Safety Training Program

Captain Jack Sails Past Me
By Tom Reed

Making a Race - Jack Niggemyer makes the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race happen each winter
By Kerry Brophy

After learning snowboarding techniques at the Grand Targhee Ski Resort, you'll head out into the field
This course combines backcountry travel with experience at a commercial ski area.
Teton Valley Winter Outdoor Educator
Designed for practicing or aspiring ski educators, this course will give you the skills you need to teach in any winter wilderness.

If you're not getting The Leader in the mail and you want to, click here.

Alumni Trips
Alumni Courses
NOLS On the Road
Leave No Trace Master Courses
NOLS Top of Page
NOLS Home About Us Courses Wilderness Medicine Institute NOLS Professional Training Alumni Store Donate Account NOLS Home Parents Press Room School Resources Photos NOLS.TV Events WRMC The NOLS Blog Introduction About Leadership History Mission & Values Profiles Partnerships Frequent Questions Find a Course Skills School Locations School Locations Leave No Trace Financial Aid Academic Credit Find a Course Skills School Locations Course Types Leave No Trace Financial Aid Academic Credit NOLS Pro Home 1-3 Day Courses 7-30 Day Courses Risk Management Staff Clients Design Your Course Contact NOLS Pro NOLS Pro 1-3 Days 7-30 Days Risk Management Clients Contact Us NOLS Pro Design Your Course NOLS Pro Staff Overview Outcome-based Curriculum Faculty Overview Outcome-based Curriculum Faculty Case Studies Overview Administrative Training Staff Training Consulting Conference: WRMC How to Apply Apply Online Download an Application Admission Policies WMI Home About WMI Courses Schedule FAQ Photos & Movies Curriculum Updates Employment Sponsors WMI Home About WMI Admissions Courses Schedule Host a Course Resources Gallery Alumni Home Trips and Events The Leader Alumni Chapters Employment Staying in Touch Volunteer Photos & Videos Home NOLS Photos NOLS.TV The NOLS Podcast NOLS on Flickr Leave No Trace Overview Leave No Trace Principles Leave No Trace Master Educator Courses Host a Course Contact Map of Events Dream Expedition Leadership Week Press Room Images for the Press Archives