Originally published on September 20, 2016 and updated on November 3, 2021. Whether you’re cross-country skiing, dog sledding, snowshoeing, hiking or snowboarding, getting outside during winter is a special experience. Winter camping trips mean lots of hot drinks, the crunch of fresh snow... READ MORE
The mountain base of the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School is nestled in the Mahoosuc Mountains in Newry, Maine. A place where the summers bring long, sweaty days. In years past, Instructors enjoyed making evening excursions to get ice... READ MORE
When we grow up singing “Rain, rain, go away, come again another day,” it’s hard not to be disappointed when the weather takes a downturn. Sure, rain and snow and cold can certainly be, well, inclement. While you don’t need... 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
When I was 22, I was really confused. I’ve never been good at planning—mostly because I never knew what I should be planning for. During my freshman year of college, I was completely overwhelmed by how many people seemed like... READ MORE
Outward Bound for Adults isn’t a trip or a vacation, but it is a chance to unplug from the world and connect to yourself, rediscover what’s important and return to everyday life with a refreshed perspective. Outward Bound courses aren’t... READ MORE
Summer is officially over, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait to plan your next outdoor adventure. With time off during winter and spring break, why not use it to get out and do something more? Sailing through turquoise waters;... READ MORE
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