• Posts tagged with " adventure"

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    • Hannah Mikul Landon

      Explore | Wilderness & Leadership
    • August 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

    “F” is for “Forward”

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    The student behind me released a long sigh as he fell into yet another tree well. He was on his back, laying on his backpack, like an overturned turtle with a too-heavy shell. He was still and watched  as snowflakes casually drifted onto his eyelashes....
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    • Hannah Mikul Landon

      Explore | Wilderness & Leadership
    • January 7, 2013 in Hannah Landon

    All Things New

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    Shvissh, THmm … Shvissh, THmm. Our light shovels scooped up the feathery white crystals and stacked them into domed piles.  The afternoon light was already tinged blue; in a few hours it would be purple and then quickly it would be black. Once the piles...
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    • Hannah Mikul Landon

      Explore | Wilderness & Leadership
    • December 10, 2012 in Hannah Landon

    “B” is for “Backpack”

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    The most impactful backpacking trip I have been on was my first extended trip. A few years ago, I co-led a trip for our second year students to the Malheur National Forest, near Seneca, OR. I could reminisce about many things I experienced and learned...
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    • Hannah Mikul Landon

      Explore | Wilderness & Leadership
    • December 6, 2012 in Hannah Landon

    “A” Is for “Adventure”

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    How can our students live in the outdoors for 9 days, carry around a 50 pound pack, sport greasy hair and claim that they are receiving an education? What are they learning? Besides skills like orienteering, cooking outdoors and hiking, we believe that our students...
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