4937
Wyoming
Hiking in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks
Hike past hot springs and geysers, learn about fumaroles and wildlife and ride a tram up Rendezvous Mountain as you get a whole new perspective on Yellowstone and Grand Teton.
Rating (4.92)
Program No. 4937RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,349
Getting There
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At a Glance

Explore the magnificent trails of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks during an active, adventurous week. Learn about the ecology and biology of plants and animals living in this mountain environment. Investigate the geologic forces that shaped the region while hiking amongst geysers, hot springs and fumaroles in Yellowstone National Park. 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
Challenging
Hiking 3-8 miles daily on varied terrain with 500-1,000 feet elevation gain. Choose from a variety of hike options each day based on personal preference and abilities. Elevations above 6,000 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 ...

  • 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.