I am one of the mushers/winter Instructors at Voyageur Outward Bound School and for the last two years I have been training our sled dogs to prepare them (and myself!) for the winter dog sledding season. What is dog training, you might... READ MORE
A backcountry ski and snowboard expedition with the Colorado Outward Bound School is a great opportunity to take your skiing or snowboarding – and maybe even your self – to the next level. And just what is that next level?... READ MORE
This winter, if you plan any winter camping trips, snowshoeing, backcountry skiing/snowboarding or any other outdoor activity our Hurricane Island Outward Bound School Winter Handbook has some really helpful information and tips to keep you warm. Let’s discuss. Staying Warm... READ MORE
After climbing the upper slopes of the Emmons glacier on Mt. Rainier by headlamp for five hours, I noticed the thin arching lens of red dawn light over the horizon. I thought to myself, “this is going to go! We’re... READ MORE
Getting out the skis and hitting black diamond slopes where the moguls rise clear up to my hips is my favorite way to get a rush on a winter afternoon. A pair of skis and a little bit of curiosity... READ MORE
Tyler Fish, Minnesota Staffing Director for Outward Bound, is on his second trip near the North Pole. Here’s an in-air status update recently sent by Tyler: “I’m on a DC-3 over the Arctic Ocean as I type. That whole concept... READ MORE
I recently paid a visit to the Leadville Mountain Center, Outward Bound’s Leadville, Colorado basecamp. While I was there I toured the facilities, learned about the history of the basecamp, met Ruthie the chef (sampled one of her chocolate chocolate... READ MORE
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