For many parts of the U.S., this has been a serious winter! Tons of winter storms and feet and feet of snow. Hopefully, you put my last Outward Bound Handbook Series blog to good use and built yourself a snow... READ MORE
As we are thrust into a new year that bursts with possibility and challenge, I always feel a twinge of guilt. Guilt for not accomplishing more in the year that closed. Guilt for not getting outside enough. For not playing... READ MORE
Pow pow. Skiing and riding powder. Ya know, that fresh, knee deep snow that blankets the Colorado Rockies after a winter storm. Some have described riding powder as “falling through sugar with a big smile on your face.” Have you... READ MORE
Oftentimes, students from our outdoor leadership programs ask us about the Readings Book their instructors carry. The Readings Book is a collection of hundreds of our instructors’ favorite quotes used at the “right moments” to inspire students, make them laugh... READ MORE
In the world of champagne powder and purple mountain majesty, native Coloradans can be as elusive as fresh corduroy on a snow day. Indeed, a peremptory glance around Outward Bound headquarters here in Golden, Colorado confirms my suspicions: most of... READ MORE
Recently, one of our alums posted a hysterical quote on our Outward Bound Facebook page. We got in touch with Jonathan, and he shared this story about the course he took back in 1998 in the Montana Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness. Here’s... READ MORE
1965: Thirty-five thousand march on Washington to protest the Vietnam War, the first health warnings are placed on cigarette packages, officially making them a “no-no”, gas is 31 cents a gallon and the Colorado Outward Bound School is putting out... READ MORE
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