NOLS WOE Tetons Ski Mountaineering Expedition: Day 2 – Telemarking at Grand Targhee

Today was our first full day together as a group. In preparation for or departure to the backcountry, we’re spending two day skiing at Grand Targhee Resort. Although i grew up alpine skiing, and have been an avid snowboarder for the past 15 years, today was my first day Telemarking. Telemarking gear looks similar to …

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NOLS-WMI Wilderness First Responder Training in Leadville, Colorado

For the past 2 weeks I’ve been living at the High Mountain Institute campus in Leadville, Colorado undergoing Wilderness First Responder training, through the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI). Photo Set on Flickr (Slideshow) The last two weeks, including people, class, adventures, and campus have been amazing. Our group is about …

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