Frequently Asked Questions
Who can go on an alumni trip?
These trips are open to NOLS Alumni, and often their friends and families, too.
Where do you go?
These trips take place in the U.S. and around the world. Options include mountain climbing, cultural immersion, sea kayaking, sailing, and more.
What kinds of trips are these?
Alumni trips cover a variety of activities, skills, and locations. Some of them are highly technical, others are focused on skills development, and others are simply focused on enjoying and exploring a new place.
Are there age limits?
Some courses have minimum age limits, which you can view on each trip page.
How difficult are these trips?
Trips vary in difficulty. Each trip page has a scale indicating relative difficulty. But if you have questions or concerns about a trip, please just ask!