4937
Wyoming

Choose Your Pace: Hiking in Grand Teton and Yellowstone

Hike past hot springs and geysers at your pace, learn about thermal features and wildlife and ride a tram up Rendezvous Mountain for a new perspective on Yellowstone & the Grand Tetons.
Rating (4.94)
Program No. 4937RSBLOG
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,799

At a Glance

Explore the magnificent trails of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks during an active, adventurous week. Split into small groups based on your desired level of challenge each day and hike amongst geysers, hot springs and fumaroles as you investigate the geologic forces that shaped the region. Ride the aerial tram at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort 4,139 vertical feet to the top of Rendezvous Mountain for an alpine experience you will never forget.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Choose Your Pace
Each day, choose from multiple hiking options based on your desired level of challenge and pace, ranging from 3-7 miles, moderate to difficult, on varied terrain. Elevations range from 6,000 to 10,450 feet above sea level. Elevation gains and losses for each hike range from 400 feet to 1500 feet.
Small Group
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 ...

  • Experience the Old Faithful Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park and its many geysers and other thermal features.
  • Discover the diversity of animals in this ecosystem that contains one of the highest concentrations of large mammals in the country.
  • Evening programs will highlight wildlife biology, issues and controversies taking place in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

General Notes

In keeping with the communal nature of the school, guests are asked to perform lights chores during their stay.
Featured Expert
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Kendall Peacock
Kendall Peacock loves to share the outdoors with people and teach about the natural history of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Over the years she has instructed many conservation projects throughout the state of Wyoming while teaching leadership, camping and wilderness management. She completed the graduate program at Teton Science School, planning the curriculum and taking students into the field each season. Throughout her time in field education, Kendall has stayed dedicated to making learning fun and investing in students of all ages through place-based education.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Kendall Peacock
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Wyatt Klipa
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Helen Lewis
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