In the summer of 2013 the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) brought together a group of inspiring role models who made history as the first team of African Americans to blaze a trail up America’s highest peak—Denali. To mark the 100th anniversary of the peak’s first ascent, Expedition Denali set out to change the face of the mountain…Learn More


The Expedition Denali team includes not only the mountaineers who will be making the summit bid in 2013, but individuals who are passionate about diversity in the outdoors and want to support this endeavor by fundraising, blogging, writing, and spreading the word to their own networks. Team Denali members are role models in their own right and include diversity champions, change leaders in the youth and outdoors movement, educational reformers, writers, photographers, business leaders, and mountaineers who have made historical ascents….Learn More


A number of organizations have partnered with NOLS to make this expedition possible. If you would like to learn more about supporting Expedition Denali or see how you can become a partner or sponsor, contact us.