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THE TETONS (ALTA), WYOMING

Teton Seasonal Hikes: Wilderness and Wildlife

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Program #9858RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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.
The Tetons in northwestern Wyoming beckon with spectacular vistas of landscapes filled with majestic mountains, sparkling waters and extraordinary wildlife. Join fellow adventurers to expand your horizons as we hike through pristine back country in Grand Teton National Park and designated wilderness. Experience natural wonders amid wildflowers, high meadows and towering cliffs and crags. Field naturalists identify and interpret flora, fauna and geology trail side while you search for moose, mountain goats, bald eagles, fossils and native orchids. Gain an understanding of Teton geology and alpine ecology while summiting a mountain peak with amazing panoramic views.


Highlights

• On a rafting excursion in Grand Teton National Park view outstanding scenery while learning about park history, geology and animal identification with experienced local naturalists.
• Riding a scenic chairlift, note the underlying geology behind the incredible Teton peaks.
• Wander through a picture postcard of jagged peaks and glaciated canyons, and summit a glorious mountain peak with 360-degree views.

Program Notes

A permittee of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest.

Activity Notes

Marked trails over uneven, rocky terrain at different ability levels. Unpredictable weather; hikes proceed rain or shine.

Date Notes
7/27/2014
A wonderful week for wildflower enthusiasts, the height of the flowering season, with the greatest diversity of blooming species. Four botanist-led wildflower hikes. Experience some of the region’s 1,000 native species of flowering plants, from subtle blooms to massive multicolor fields. Stay at a cozy mountain resort in the Tetons surrounded by wilderness.8/24/2014
Beat the heat! Average mountain temperatures in the 70`s, minimal rainfall create comfortable hiking conditions. Stay at a cozy mountain resort in the Tetons surrounded by wilderness.

Coordinated by University of Montana Western.


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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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