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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Gene Newman Aug 13, 2015 at 04:57 PM

Just a couple days left. Who's going?
Gene from Reno

Kathleen Cavanaugh Jul 23, 2015 at 01:52 PM

Anyone from Midwest going on the Aug. 16 trip?

Bill & Darlene Maxey May 30, 2015 at 01:24 AM

The Kantishna program is two weeks out and starting to pack my suitcase. Haven't seen postings from others going on this trip. Anybody else participating?
Gene Newman Jun 06, 2015 at 04:56 PM

I'll be going in August. Enjoy your trip and be sure to post after you return.
Bill & Darlene Maxey Jul 31, 2015 at 01:00 AM

Kantishna during summer solstice was a fantastic experience. The heat drove away some wildlife but the naturalist hikes were better than expected.

Tom Bauer Nov 10, 2014 at 11:53 AM

I usually participate in Road Scholar's "moderately challenging" hiking programs. My wife and I are both intersted in Alaska, and am a bit worried that this one, being "actice", might not provide me enough exercise.

Is thgere an opportunity to extend the hikes on this trip or enough time flexibility to take walks, etc.? Thanks
Patty Burns Nov 25, 2014 at 08:52 PM

Tom, depending on your idea of "active". We offer a variety of hikes throughout the program. I would be happy to share them in detail, please feel free to email me at patty@denali.org

Ronald Phillips Mar 23, 2014 at 08:25 AM

Thought your planning might benefit from my prevailing bus charter rates. Charter bus rates:
Bus transportation available at competitive rates
*Motor Coach: 47 available passenger seats
**DAILY: $950 day
$20.22 per available passenger seats
(Based upon 47 available passenger seats being occupied),
**WEEK: $5400
$19.15 per passenger seats per-week…7TH DAY AT NO COST
**>7 DAYS: $4800
$800 per-day---$17.02 per available passenger seat,
(Based upon 47 available passenger seats being occupied)
*Tour bus: 25 available passenger seats:
**DAILY: $850
$31.49 per-available passenger seats
(Based upon 25 available passenger seats being occupied)
$32.00 per-passenger seat, per-day
(Based upon 25 available passenger seats being occupied)
**>7 days: $750 …7TH DAY AT NO COST
$30.00 per-day…When chartered for 7 (seven) or more days.
(Based upon 25 available passenger seats being occupied)
*Passenger Van: 14 seats available
**$675 per day.
$48.21 per-available passenger seat per-day
(Based upon 14 passenger seats being occupied)
**$650 per-day, per week…7TH DAY AT NO COST
$7.74 per-available passenger seat, per-day
(Based upon 14 passenger seats being occupied)
**>7 days: $600 per-day
$7.14 per-passenger seat per-day, per-week
(Based upon 14 passenger seats occupied)

Nancy Wylie Jul 03, 2012 at 04:41 PM

My partner Larry thinks it would be great if at least 4 of us could share the expense of flightseeing one day. Any body interested?
Sharon Becker Jun 29, 2013 at 11:52 AM

Yes, what do you know about it? Cost, etc.

Kate Collins Apr 28, 2010 at 06:09 PM

Hello Kantishna participants,

We are thrilled that you are joining us for an unrivaled Kantishna experience this summer! Camp Denali/North Face Lodge recently joined Facebook. Follow their progress as the season gets started. You will learn a lot about this special place before you arrive. Denali Education Center is also on Facebook. See you in August!
Sharon Becker Jun 29, 2013 at 11:55 AM

Has anyone from the 2013 group joi9ned in here yet?
Sue Massey Kirkpatrick Aug 14, 2013 at 03:46 PM

Hi Sharon,
Sue Massey Kirkpatrick Aug 14, 2013 at 03:47 PM

I am going on this adventure and am about ready to go. I am solo and will most likely have an assigned roomate. Am Looking forward to Denali and hoping for the added gift of Northern lights.

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