New Partnership Aims To Improve The Business Of Outdoor Recreation

Posted by Kim Freitas on December 5, 2016 7:50:28 AM MST

Outdoor recreation is one of the top three money making industries in Wyoming, and a new organization hopes to help grow that potential even further. The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and Flitner Strategies in Jackson have recently partnered to form the Wyoming Outdoor Business Association. 


Montanans Spend a Year on Mars - at Least, About the Closest Thing to It

Posted by Kim Freitas on November 30, 2016 7:51:57 AM MST

Carmel Johnston didn’t realize other people might consider her a “neat freak” until she spent a year on Mars.


Expedition Leads Saratoga Native to Possible New Career Path

Posted by Kim Freitas on November 28, 2016 10:30:45 AM MST

For Saratoga native Jerick Lee, a recent 38-day mountaineering and sailing expedition through the Pacific Northwest was more than just an adventure. It was an experience that taught him leadership skills, challenged him, helped him connect with people from all over the world and ultimately led him toward a possible career path.


Know Wilderness First Aid for These 12 Injuries

Posted by Kim Freitas on November 28, 2016 8:35:37 AM MST

Muffy Ritz thought nothing of it when she gashed her leg by scraping a log as she made her way down a trail in the Sawtooth Mountains.


Life's Big Adventure

Posted by Kim Freitas on November 21, 2016 7:58:20 AM MST

The University of West Georgia wasn’t working out for William James. He hadn’t declared a major and felt that academia wasn’t where he was meant to be.


Hundreds Rally for Public Lands in Wyoming

Posted by Kim Freitas on November 17, 2016 10:33:53 AM MST
The sun was bright and warmed the crowd of more than three hundred Wyomingites beneath the green tent in Fort Caspar Museum's backyard on Saturday.

With Wyoming brews in hand, a cool November breeze, many gathered for one purpose: Protecting Wyoming Public Lands.


New Zealand Earthquake Update

Posted by NOLS on November 13, 2016 11:40:02 AM MST

The following is the latest information we have received since learning of reports of the earthquake in New Zealand this morning. We will provide periodic updates.


Coralville Native Living the Small Life in Colorado

Posted by Kim Freitas on November 1, 2016 9:19:51 AM MDT

It’s pretty easy to picture Jonathan Williams in his tiny house in a campground at the base of a Colorado mountain, lying on his back, staring through the skylight just above his head.


WRMC Presents Risk Management Award to Jay A. Satz

Posted by Kim Freitas on October 21, 2016 3:57:37 PM MDT

LANDER, Wyo.—The Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC) presented the eighth annual Charles (Reb) Gregg Wilderness Risk Management Award last week in Salt Lake City, Utah.


First-Year Student Gains New World Perspective from International Travel

Posted by Kim Freitas on October 21, 2016 10:56:55 AM MDT

Gap years are the perfect opportunity for the adventure of a lifetime. Fresh out of high school and old enough to be considered an adult, but not quite old enough to be completely responsible for yourself—the world is yours for the taking. First-year Mackenzie Davis made the most out of her gap year with an epic trip around the world that included three months in Southeast Asia, a NOLS Patagonia program, a trip around Chile, and a Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (WEMT) certification.