Upcoming Events

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NOLS graduate and mountaineer Courtney Reardon summiting Everest.

Climbing Everest: The Mental Journey

June 24 || 4:00 pm (MST) || Zoom - What does it take to summit the highest mountain on earth? Join NOLS graduate and mountaineer Courtney Reardon as she describes how she faced her fears during this daunting challenge. Armchair explorers and serious climbers alike will love her photos and her honest, inspiring story! (click the title/image above to sign-up, or contact alumni@nols.edu)

Insider Tips: Expedition Planning

June 27 || 4:00 pm (MST) || Zoom - Join NOLS author Dave Anderson as he reviews the basic components of planning and safely completing an expedition. He will draw on examples from his 35 years of expedition experience to highlight best practices. We will also delve into online tools to help search for future expedition objectives. (click the title/image above to sign-up, or contact alumni@nols.edu)
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Tod Schimelpfenig on COVID Considerations in the Backcountry

June 30 || 3:30 pm (MST) || Zoom - Join Tod Schimelpfenig as he shares ideas about backcountry considerations during COVID-19 such as social distancing, risk management, and other protocols based on the situation at hand. And please bring questions you may personally be wondering as well. (click the title/image above to sign-up, or contact alumni@nols.edu)

Bahamas Trip Reunion with Lynn Petzold

July 1 || 4:00 pm (MST) || Zoom - For alumni of our Bahamas Sea Kayaking trips, join us in your beach attire with your favorite summer drink as we share stories from the trips, remember the skills we learned, and the relationships we built. (click the title/image above to sign-up, or contact alumni@nols.edu)

Wyss Campus Tour and Q&A

July 7th || 4:00 pm (MST) || Zoom - Geared toward Wilderness Medicine grads and prospective WEMT students, this virtual event is a combination of a tour of the beautiful Wyss Campus, a state-of-the-art NOLS Wilderness Medicine facility, and an opportunity to ask a panel of WM faculty about the programs we offer. Join us with questions and curiosity! (click the title/image above to sign-up, or contact alumni@nols.edu)
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Tod Schimelpfenig on COVID Considerations in the Backcountry

July 8 || 4:00 pm (MST) || Zoom - Join Tod Schimelpfenig as he shares ideas about backcountry considerations during COVID-19 such as social distancing, risk management, and other protocols based on the situation at hand. And please bring questions you may personally be wondering as well. (click the title/image above to sign-up, or contact alumni@nols.edu)
A highland cow on Scotland's Isle of Arran.

Scotland Revisited: Trip Alumni Reunion and Social Hour

July 9 || 4:00 pm (MST) || Zoom - For alumni of our Scotland trips, join us for scotch and a bagpipe walkthrough. We can also share stories from our trips to Scotland! (click the title/image above to sign-up, or contact alumni@nols.edu)

Bahamas Trip Reunion with Lynn Petzold

July 14 || 4:30 pm (MST) || Zoom - For alumni of our Bahamas Sea Kayaking trips, join us in your beach attire with your favorite summer drink as we share stories from the trips, remember the skills we learned, and the relationships we built. (click the title/image above to sign-up, or contact alumni@nols.edu)
Course participants give each other a highfive while mountaineering on Alaska's Matanuska Glacier.

Leadership Nugget: The Interpersonal Gap and How To Minimize It

July 16th || 4:00 pm (MST) || Zoom - The Interpersonal Gap is a moment where you say something intending one thing and the person listening to you interprets it completely differently. Join senior instructor Clair Smith on this interactive zoom chat where we discuss the Interpersonal Gap. (click the title/image above to sign-up, or contact alumni@nols.edu)

Signature Leadership Styles

July 23rd || 3:30 pm (MST) || Zoom - Join NOLS instructor Lynn Petzold and explore your #1, Signature Style, in the NOLS framework of 4-7-1. Reflect on your successes and themes in the 4 leadership roles, and explore how you might apply this to current and future leadership challenges. (click the title/image above to sign-up, or contact alumni@nols.edu)

Signature Leadership Styles

July 29th || 4:00 pm (MST) || Zoom - Join NOLS instructor Lynn Petzold and explore your #1, Signature Style, in the NOLS framework of 4-7-1. Reflect on your successes and themes in the 4 leadership roles, and explore how you might apply this to current and future leadership challenges. (click the title/image above to sign-up, or contact alumni@nols.edu)