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Fall 2006 Issue
    Cover Article
    Message from the Director
    Base Camp Campaign Enters the Homestretch
    Wild Side of Medicine: Lightweight First Aid Kits
    WMI at 2006 Primal Quest
    Issue Room: Light on the Western Horizon
    Creating a Climate for Change
    Internships at NOLS
    Diversity Matters: Q&A with Linda Lindsey and Flip Hagood
    A Tough Assignment: On the Fly in Patagonia
    Book Reviews
    Sailing with NOLS
    From Tent Groups to Yahoo! Groups
    (A)broad Perspective: NOLS Celebrates Diversity While Providing A Unifying Experience
    Recipe Box: The Delight
    Gear Room: The Top Five Items from the Past Ten Years
    No Need for First Impressions: Experience Says It All
    Branch Notes
    A Little NOLS Goes a Long Way
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The Hunter Bay Boat Project, a collaborative boat-building and sailing expedition spearheaded by several NOLS grads, completed its maiden voyage this summer in the arduous waters of the Inside Passage.
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NOLS Wilderness Medicine
by Tod Schimelpfenig
Climbing Self-Rescue: Improvising Solutions for Serious Situations
by Andy Tyson and Molly Loomis

No Need for First Impressions:
Experience Says It All Leadership Lessons from NOLS Pro Grad Jeff Klein

By Karly Rausch

Lightweight First Aid Kits
Our first aid kit opinions are influenced by our experience, our medical skills, what we anticipate might happen on the trip, and how prepared we want to be when we are called into action.
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The Top Five Items from the Past Ten Years
For this inaugural edition of the Gear Room, we asked a few long-time NOLS instructors how their backcountry equipment has changed over the years. “What’s the single piece of gear that stands out to you today that you didn’t carry into the backcountry a decade ago?”
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Base Camp Campaign Enters the Homestretch
By Pip Coe
Light on the Western Horizon - Time to Share Some Good News
By Jennifer Lamb
Creating a Climate for Change: Stonyfield Farm Partners With NOLS
By Jim Sherwin
From Tent Groups to Yahoo! Groups: Fostering Course Connections Online
By Amy Rathke
(A)broad Perspective: NOLS Celebrates Diversity While Providing A Unifying Experience
By Jim Sherwin and Will Barkan
A Little NOLS Goes A Long Way: How A Lesson in Tolerance and Self-Awareness Led to Twenty Years of Friendship and Adventure
By Phil Watts

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