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Intergenerational Rocky Mountain High: Riding, Rafting & Climbing in the Tetons

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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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.

Program intended for grandchildren from 9 - 12 years of age.

Enjoy an action-packed week in spectacular mountainous country offering beautiful panoramas, incredible wildflowers and a variety of wildlife. Whitewater raft through rolling rapids in the Grand Canyon of the Snake River. Challenge yourself on a climbing wall and climb a mountain peak to be rewarded with majestic 360 degree views. Experience the thrill of horseback riding in the scenic Tetons. Enjoy the scenic grandeur of Grand Teton National Park. Examine nature close-up on the trail; capture and identify butterflies and hunt for fossils. Discover the lifestyles of native animals through "hands-on" investigation of real skins and skulls.


• Enjoy whitewater rafting on the rolling rapids in the Grand Canyon of the Snake River, and camp overnight in teepees.
• On a horseback ride into the mountains, learn about native wildflowers and sub-alpine forests.
• Climb a mountain peak to be rewarded with majestic 360-degree views.

Program Notes

A permittee of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest.

Activity Notes

3-6 hours of physical activity daily including hiking a mountain trail, horseback riding and whitewater rafting. Elevations of 6 -10,000 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Alta, 3 nights; coach to Campsite along Snake River, 1 night; coach to Jackson, 1 night; departure.

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
8 Field trips
9 Hands-on experiences


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