The Tetons (Jackson)
Winter Adventures in Jackson Hole: Dog Sleds, Snowshoes and Sleighs
Discover the beauty of Jackson Hole in winter by ski, snowshoe and sleigh as you learn the story of this unique region. Plus, explore thermal hot springs and other geological wonders!
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Program No. 18292RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Experience the best of Jackson Hole, cloaked in the beauty of winter and situated on the edge of the breathtaking Grand Tetons. Spend an unforgettable week with Teton Science Schools snowshoeing and cross-country skiing on scenic trails with the Tetons as your backdrop, mushing a dog-sled team to a natural hot spring and riding in a horse-drawn sleigh among thousands of wild elk. This is a special opportunity to experience a legendary wilderness destination in all her winter glory.
Activity Level
Varies by date
Varies by date. Moderately Challenging: Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing up to four miles on groomed, well-packed trails with some moderate inclines. Active: Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing 1-2 miles on groomed, well-packed trails with some moderate inclines. For cross country beginners who want leisurely pace. Dog sledding involves standing on sleigh runners and stepping on a brake to slow the eager team of dogs. Elevations up to 8,000 feet.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn to mush a dog sled through Granite Canyon, and enjoy a soak in a natural hot spring at the halfway point.
  • Ride the chairlift to the top of Snow King Mountain to view Jackson and the Teton Mountains from 8,000 feet.
  • Venture to the National Elk Refuge and board a horse-drawn sleigh that will take you amongst 7,000 wintering elk.

General Notes

In keeping with the communal nature of the school, guests are asked to perform light chores during their stay.
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