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BEGINS IN: JACKSON, WYOMING

Hiking in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

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Program #4937RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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.
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.


Highlights

• 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.

Activity Notes

Hiking 3-8 miles daily with 500-1,000 feet elevation gain on uneven terrain.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Jackson Hole, WY, 2 nights; coach to Yellowstone National Park, 1 night; coach to Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, 1 night; coach to Jackson Hole, WY, 1 night; departure

Coordinated by Teton Science Schools.


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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips

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4.3
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