21417
Wyoming
Great Winter Outdoor Get-Together in the Tetons and Jackson Hole
Explore Jackson Hole and the Tetons alongside experts, learning about the region’s unique wildlife and geology as you snowshoe, dogsled and sleigh ride across this winter wonderland.
Program No. 21417RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
2,149
Getting There
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At a Glance

Join active lifelong learners from around the country in breathtaking Jackson Hole for a one-of-a-kind outdoor educational adventure. Experience the park cloaked in its white winter veil, complete with interpretation by first-class educators from the Teton Science Schools. Snowshoe hikes, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, sleigh rides and other inspiring, small-group encounters in America’s winter wonderland allow you to observe wild animals and study the adaptations that help them survive the winters. Enjoy the town of Jackson and the National Museum of Wildlife Art, delve into the fascinating science of snow, gaze out from atop Rendezvous Mountain and much more.
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Walking two miles in windy, wet and snowy conditions. Cross-country ski 1-4 miles. Snowshoe 1-4 miles. Elevations of 6,200-10,450 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore Grand Teton National Park on cross-country skis and by snowshoe, witness the effects of glaciation and fire on the landscape and search for signs of wildlife in the snow.
  • Venture into the National Elk Refuge by sleigh and get up close to thousands of wintering elk.
  • Be whisked away on a full-day dog sled adventure with experienced mushers, observing deer, elk and moose along the trail and relaxing in the waters of Granite Hot Springs at the halfway mark.

General Notes

This is a large group program. Max of 80 participants, divided into smaller groups for activities.
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Tisa Djahangiri
Tisa Djahangiri studied geology at Texas State University, and it was there that she developed a passion for environmental education. Tisa inspires others about the natural world by guiding outdoor adventure trips in the Texas hill country, and she also teaches citizen science programs in Rocky Mountain National Park. When she isn’t teaching, she enjoys spending quality time in the backcountry, mountain biking and rock climbing through inspirational landscapes.
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