Images for the Press

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Location: NOLS Alaska
Credit: Maija Pukkila / NOLS
Caption: A midday class takes place organically in a breathtaking classroom
Location: NOLS Patagonia
Credit: Sanne Hilbrich / NOLS
Caption: Students move through challenging terrain, learning and practicing risk management along the way.
Location: NOLS Alaska
Credit: Jake Ward/ NOLS
Caption: A NOLS course moves together across the Alaskan terrain.
Location: NOLS Rocky Mountain
Credit: Kelsey Wicks/ NOLS Caption: A backcountry expedition provides experiential lessons in outdoor skills, leadership, environmental studies, and more.
Location: NOLS New Zealand
Credit: Nick Garrett/ NOLS Caption: A moment of reflection, rest, and refueling looking out at Kendal Mountain.
Location: NOLS Alaska
Credit: Liz Schultz/ NOLS Caption: Cooking nutritious, real food is a consistent curriculum piece on NOLS courses.
Location: NOLS Yukon
Credit: Andrew Riley/ NOLS Caption: A student demonstrates a cross-bow draw under the guidance of an instructor.
Location: NOLS Rocky Mountain
Credit: Tim Doyle/ NOLS Caption: An instructor leads the way through Utah's Canyonlands.
Location: NOLS Rocky Mountain
Credit: Cody Brundidge/ NOLS Caption: A student and instructor rappel through the Canyonlands of Utah.
Location: NOLS Rocky Mountain
Credit: Tim Doyle/ NOLS Caption: An instructor helps a student practice companion rescue.
Location: NOLS Southwest
Credit: David Anderson/ NOLS Caption: Students look on in a teaching moment on the wall.
Location: NOLS Rocky Mountain
Credit: NOLS Archives Caption: Renowned man of the mountains Paul Petzoldt founded NOLS in the Wind River Range, Wyoming in 1965.
Location: NOLS Rocky Mountain
Credit: Dr. Ken Jones/NOLS Archives
Caption: Students in 1966 had the same learning experiences, like map reading, as today.
Location: NOLS Patagonia
Credit: Ignacio Grez/ NOLS Caption: A mountaineering course makes an ascent in the wild mountains of Patagonia.
Location: NOLS Pacific Northwest
Credit: Jeremy Fox/ NOLS Caption: Students on any course gain a deeper understanding of the environment they move through.
Location: NOLS Rocky Mountain
Credit: Kirk Rassmussen/ NOLS
Caption: A course clears a rapid and floats through flat water down river.
Location: NOLS Mexico
Credit: Alisha Bube/ NOLS Caption: Students interact with their classroom in a powerful way, making the lessons endure long after the course ends.
Location: NOLS Pacific Northwest
Credit: Benjamin Lester/ NOLS Caption: A course sails the waters of the Pacific Northwest, taking turns in each role as the miles float by.
Location: NOLS Australia
Credit: Brian Hensien/ NOLS Caption: A course works together to navigate the coastline of Australia.
Location: NOLS Scandinavia
Credit: Fredrik Norrsell/ NOLS Caption: A NOLS student paddles in Scandinavia, learning sea kayaking, camping skills, leadership, and about the environment.
Location: NOLS Teton Valley
Credit: Brad Christensen/ NOLS Caption: Smiles are a key element of any NOLS course, as the school believes learning should be fun.
Location: NOLS Teton Valley
Credit: Matt Burke/ NOLS Caption: NOLS teaches outdoors people how to thrive in challenging environments, no matter their prior experience.
Location: NOLS Rocky Mountain
Credit: Jared Steinman/ NOLS Caption: An instructor teaches rapelling in the field.
Location: NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute
Credit: Michael Trewartha/ NOLS Caption: Two wilderness medicine students practice patient assesment in a realistic scenario.
Location: NOLS Rocky Mounatin
Credit: Tim Doyle/ NOLS Caption: A student on the wilderness medicine and rescue semester practices being the litter attendant with a coursemate in the litter.
Location: NOLS Southwest
Credit: Tom Bol/ NOLS Caption: The Coshise Stronghold is an ideal setting to learn rock climbing and leadership skills with NOLS.
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