Transformation

My post trek goal is to be transformed from the experience. I was asked during the program weather i had been transformed by the experience. I did not put much thought in to the response until i had some time to reflect. Now my answer is no not yet. While i may have implemented some…

Never stop learning

My trekking experience through the Himalayas of Northern India provided me with an extreme amount of learning. Lots of this learning came through the guided reflection that our group took part in every day. Hearing six other prospectives on the events of each day provided me with a lot of prospective on other people feelings…

Do I have to go back inside?

I am certain that I will be thinking about the past 12 days of my life for years to come. Our journey started near the base of the Rupin River Valley when we were dropped off by a few Jeeps. Our fresh crew eagerly pitched out tents and settled in to our sleeping bags early….

Almost Trek Time!

This leadership class has transformed me in many ways the key concepts of the course have really effected my thinking on how I lead. I have been in so many leadership roles through my life especially concentrated in my college career, and I had been feeling as if I had been doing a good job….

A Push For Growth

Today has been a highlight of my trip so far! The reasons why I chose this program are starting to show and I am getting super excited about it. So far the vast majority of time I have invested in this program both at home and here has been in the classroom. I understand the…

More Than Medicine

The Wilderness First Aid training our group has been receiving over the past two days clearly displays transferable skill to all sorts of areas. I believe that education on leadership shares a similar goal. Just as Wilderness First Aid teaches many lessons that transcend the practices simply related to treating injuries and illnesses more than…

So Grateful

The scenery takes me off guard and puts a huge smile on my face every time I walk outside. This unbelievable place partnered with getting to do wonderful things all day is quite a recipe for happiness for me. The amazing people, fantastic food, and tea breaks have certainly added to the wonder and joy…

It is going to be a good summer!

I am Finley Conway, and I just finished my last test as a Sophomore. I am happy to look back at an incredible year of Pitt Outdoors Club, vacation, and skiing trips with all of my closest friends. Along with these fun times, I also reflect on many wonderful opportunities I have been afforded in…

Meet the Pitt Bloggers for Leadership in the Himalayas

Leadership in the Himalayas Overview Leadership skills are among the most highly sought transferrable skills that you will utilize in your professional life. Developing your leadership style is also a very personal experience that can’t be taught in the classroom. Leadership Development in the Himalayas gives you the opportunity to go beyond leadership theory and…