Whether you’re a first-time learner or just need a little refresh, these three basic knots and the knowledge to tie them are good skills to keep in your back pocket. I recently asked my girlfriend to list her top... READ MORE
Rock climbing offers you a unique perspective, leaving you with lessons and applications that will impact your life. My journey with rock climbing has been an imitation of life in so many ways. There are moments of flow in which... READ MORE
Did you know that your favorite outdoor activity is not a coincidence – it actually can say a lot about the type of person you are. Do you love planning? Are you calm under pressure? A risk-taker? Do you... READ MORE
From a distance, Outward Bound may sound similar to summer camp. While there’s some overlap, like fun outdoor activities, adventure and sleeping under the stars with friends, the purpose and structure of the experience is different. Outward Bound is so... READ MORE
break, n.1 – A short interval between lessons, usu. in the middle of morning or afternoon school. The word “break” is commonly defined as “a short interval between lessons,” and commonly associated with flip flops and tan lines; swimsuits and sunburns;... READ MORE
If you’ve made it this far on the Outward Bound website, you’ve probably seen some pretty cool pictures and videos. You’ve seen people of all ages paddling through whitewater rapids, carrying big backpacks far away from home, climbing vertical rock.... READ MORE
I recently got to catch up with my friend and fellow Outward Bound Instructor, Arianna (Ari) Kosel. She’s worked for Outward Bound in the Northwest for four years and has also worked in California and New York City. She just... READ MORE
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