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BEGINS IN: WHITEFISH, MONTANA

Trailside Glacier: Hiking in Glacier National Park

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Program #4863RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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. There’s 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.
Glacier National Park is a hiker's paradise, with over 1 million acres of unspoiled wilderness. Take the opportunity to immerse yourself in the silent grandeur of the mountains as you hike a variety of spectacular trails that provide access to soaring peaks, verdant forests, mountain meadows and turquoise lakes. Plunge into the wilderness and discover a wealth of natural beauty around every turn of the trail.


Highlights

• Enjoy expert-led hikes and learn about the geological forces that carved this magnificent park and the abundance of plant and wildlife that call it home.
• Stay at the fabled and historic Many Glacier Hotel nestled on the shore of Swiftcurrent Lake.
• Travel the iconic Going-to-the-Sun Road and touch the Continental Divide, where waters flow both toward the Pacific and the Atlantic.

Program Notes

This program will be split into small groups of 10 for daily field trips and hikes.

Activity Notes

Hikes with 500-2,000-foot elevation gains. Physically demanding terrain. Elevations of 4,700-7,000 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Kalispell, Montana, 2 nights; coach to Many Glacier Hotel, 3 nights; coach to Kalispell, 1 night; departure.

Date Notes
8/25/2014
This date has an arrival and departure from the town of Whitefish, MT.7/28/2014
This date has an arrival and departure from the town of Whitefish, MT.8/11/2014
This date has an arrival and departure from the town of Whitefish, MT.

Coordinated by Black Hills Educational Institute.


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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips

Ratings

4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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