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Summer 2005 Issue
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    Message from the Director
    Alumni Profile: Jambo
    Wild Side of Medicine
    Reaching New Heights
    NOLS Expands Leadership Training
    The 1st WEMT Course
    Tim Mulvey, NOLS' most enduring student
    30 Days to Success
    Jim Ratz & the birth of LNT
    The Pyle Family: 3 Generations of NOLS
    Nothing Says NOLS Like Wind Pants
    NOLS on MTV and Discovery
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Although smaller than New England, Kyrgyzstan is packed with enough mountains to feed climbing dreams for a lifetime. Last summer, NOLS Instructor Molly Loomis and WMI Instructor Melis Coady visited the area on a climbing exchange taking in rock, ice, and alpine routes in Ala Archa National Park and the remote Kokshall Tau.
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The First WEMT Course… That Almost Wasn't
Tim Mulvey, NOLS' most enduring student.
Nothing Says NOLS Like Windpants
The Pyle Family: Three Generations of NOLS
30 Days to Success
Jim Ratz and the Birth of Leave No Trace, Inc.


Two NOLS grads have made connecting people their business. Jim Young and Charles Ribaudo met on a Semester in Kenya--they had no idea that ten years later they'd be running a company together.
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Hydration and Hyponatremia
Hydration is important to health, yet over-hydration can make us ill. The mantra of hydrate, hydrate and hydrate is heard throughout the wilderness world. This can be good, and it can be bad.
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Joe Allen

Reaching New Heights
By Amy Rathke
NOLS Expands Leadership Training
By Molly Hampton
NOLS on (M)TV and Discovery!
By Julie Hwang

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