The post-hike pick-me-up you need—five desserts to keep you going this winter camping season. We know that hunger is the best sauce and covering miles in the backcountry can make a beans-and-rice dinner into a decadent feast. Whether you’re looking... READ MORE
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
Not everyone thinks about going on an Outward Bound expedition outside of summer, but there are many reasons to love our off-season courses. Fall, winter and spring often mean fewer hikers and groups in the backcountry, providing individuals a truly... READ MORE
This post was originally published on July 26, 2016 and updated on October 7, 2021. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. -C.S. Lewis Between deadlines and Zoom calls, coffee breaks and... 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
A few weeks ago, I was standing in a circle with five dirt-covered adolescents just outside Marble, Colorado. With Aspen leaves still dripping from the early morning’s downpour, I told the students that the 15-day mountaineering course they had just... READ MORE
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