Imagine you finally reached the end of a long day hiking in the San Juan Mountains in the Colorado Rockies. You marched up and down switchbacks, overpasses and persevered through an afternoon thunderstorm. Now, the sky has cleared and you’re... READ MORE
It was around mile 60 when I started to really question if I was going to be able to complete the somewhat absurd challenge I’d set out for myself: running alone on a 100-mile course I plotted in the unrelenting... READ MORE
From all angles, Scotty Hernandez is an unlikely author. That may be because he is only 19 years old, or because he is a product of the Bronx, a notoriously dangerous but culturally rich borough of New York City. “Statistically... READ MORE
Outward Bound Instructors are students, too. Not just in a ‘good teachers are also always learning from their students’ kind of way. We actively place ourselves in a learning role where we can be students. It’s not always easy. But,... READ MORE
What is the hardest part of a winter expedition? Climbing out of your cozy, warm sleeping bag to face the early morning frost. The best part? It’s all downhill from there. Literally. When I talked to Chris, Instructor of the... READ MORE
Kurt Hahn, the educator who founded the first Outward Bound School, believed that within every person is “an outlandish thirst for adventure.” Outward Bound Schools all across the nation continue to serve that vision through our wilderness and urban programs.... READ MORE
It was a life-changing experience that gave me time to really come to realize what things are important to me and what I want my priorities to be. Stewart Sarris, Southwest Semester alum. The 50-day Southwest Leadership Semester journeys through mountains,... READ MORE
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