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OUR MISSION

Finding North helps adventurous, purpose-driven people live their best lives by creating spaces for intentional reflection and empowering outdoor experiences.

OUR VISION

We want to leave a positive impact on this world through happier, fulfilled, adventurous people that radiate a love for life in a way that inspires the same in others.

OUR SERVICES

Coaching

Fulfill a greater purpose and live life as it makes sense to you.

  • Live, virtual
  • Individual coaching
  • Experiential group coaching
  • Team-building and leadership development
Outdoors

Feel confident while exploring the wild, safely and responsibly.

  • Online education sessions
  • Group expeditions
  • Group retreats for women
  • Day and weekend trips

OUR BELIEFS

We must find North.

In life: North points us in the right direction. We have found our biggest North when the different aspects of our lives are aligned in a way that we feel genuinely satisfied and emotionally at peace. That isn’t so easy when our personal and professional relationships, career and finances, mental and physical health, personal time, etc are all vying for our time, energy and attention. To keep moving forward, we need to do the reflection and gain the self-awareness to prioritize what’s most important, right now.

In route: Each expedition has an overall purpose, but this expedition is spread out over many days, and each day consists of many decisions. We must align the decisions and days for the larger North to be fulfilled. When we have a true understanding of what we want to achieve, we have the perspective and tools to find the way forward with the variables that arise.

We must create our circumstances.

In life: A life well lived is one where we have the courage to make intentional decisions and thereby create the circumstances that direct our life in the direction of our North, not one that is simply a result of the circumstances that appeared along the way. We need to empower ourselves to take control of what we can control, which means doing the reflection, gaining the skills and knowledge, and having the courage to be able to do so. 

In route: We plan our expedition by choosing milestones along the way, which allows us to make the appropriate decisions and/or adapt as needed. If we head out and simply react to what happens each day, we risk not making it to our destination in the time or with the resources we have available.

We must improve our lives, and the lives of others.

In life: When we live aligned with our North, our emotional peace lets us live happier and healthier. Not only does this affect our lives but it ripple effects into the lives of others through more positive, tolerant and inspiring interactions with those we encounter.  It’s easy to underestimate how a smile, benefit of the doubt, or helping hand can impact someone’s day or even life. If we are the change we want to create, we can create a better world. 

In route: An expedition isn’t successful if we didn’t enjoy it. Our energy and behavior directly impact the experiences of those on the expedition with us. An expedition isn’t responsible if we didn’t minimize our impact while doing so, ensuring others can have the same magical experience as we did. 

We must protect nature.

Nature is life. The source of our food and water, the origin of our inspiration, the place we exercise our passions. When we spend more time in nature and learn about what we are experiencing, we understand its importance, its tangibility, and its simultaneous strength and fragility. We must actively protect it through our actions, our voices, our votes, and our spending dollars.

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Mountains know secrets we need to learn. That it might take time, it might be hard, but if you just hold on long enough, you will find the strength to rise up.

Tyler Knott

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