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DENALI NATIONAL PARK, ALASKA

Hike Denali National Park: Taiga to Tundra

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Program #9748RJ
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.
Hike the glacier-fed river valleys, spruce and aspen forests and sweeping tundra of Denali National Park as you learn firsthand about the natural history of this unique subarctic wilderness. On expert-led hikes and field trips savor the magnificent scenery of the Alaska Range and search for moose, caribou, Dall sheep, bears and wolves in this six-million-acre International Biosphere Reserve.


Highlights

• Hike along the Triple Lakes trail amid a land covered in deep moss and fragrant wildflowers.
• Stretch your legs on an invigorating climb up Mount Healy, with excellent views of the Alaska Range, and a chance to get a glimpse of Mount McKinley.
• Hike through the boreal forest to Park Headquarters to meet the working sled dogs of Denali.

Activity Notes

Hiking up to six miles, steep, slippery, uneven terrain, elevations up to 3,500 feet, vertical gains up to 1,800 feet.

Coordinated by Denali Education Center


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Jul 7 — Jul 13, 2013 waitlist only  

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

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

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4.7
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