NOLS Wilderness Wisdom


Book Description

  • More than 1,000 quotes from close to 600 sources in categories ranging from leadership to diversity and inclusion to environmental ethics to expedition planning
  • 139 new quotes
  • Easy to pack and carry
  • Quotations from environmentalists, nature writers, athletes, and public figures as diverse as Mahatma Gandhi and Albert Einstein
  • Compiled by National Outdoor Leadership School instructors with themes based on NOLS curriculum
  • For hikers, climbers, paddlers, and other outdoor enthusiasts looking for inspiration as they meet the challenges of the wilderness
  • About the Author

    John Gookin, PhD, is a life-long educator. He currently manages curriculum and research at NOLS, where he has worked for 33 years. John has been studying backcountry lightning safety for 15 years and is a member of the Lightning Safety Team at the National Weather Service. He lives in Lander, WY.

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