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NOLS – is ‘Leadership’ worth the expense?

I recently took a National Outdoor Leadership School course in Outdoor Education, Mountaineering in the Pacific Northwest. It was a 31 day course in which we were to learn outdoor skills, leadership & teamwork, environmental ethics and risk management among other … Continue reading

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Joy and Climbing with Best Friends

On Best Friends and Trad Climbing in the Red River Gorge, KY A few weekends ago I went on a whirlwind “birthday” trip to the red with two great friends. One has been my best since we were 15. The … Continue reading

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It all lead up to two great 5.9’s – NRG Trip Report

Trip Report – New River Gorge in Wild and Wonderful West Virginia I recently spent ten days in West Virginia with seven friends, and it was one of the best vacations I’ve ever been on. Thanks to good planning and … Continue reading

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