Fall Walking Tour - A Multi-Day Retreat
2013 Dates: September 26-October 1, 2013
$2350 for two people, $1660 for single
(Meals included: B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Day 1: Arrive in Jackson Hole and settle into The Lexington Inn and Suites. Your local guide will meet you at the Inn at 6:50 p.m. to bring you to your orientation dinner at a local restaurant. (D)
Day 2: Teton Range Walk.We will get familiar with the southern portion of the Teton Range with a hike up to Ski Lake. This trip will give you great views of the entire Jackson valley and the Snake River Mountains. Your views of Jackson Hole are the same seen by the first explorers and settlers.
Hike Information: Distance: 6 miles/ Elevation Gain: 1600 feet (B, L)
Day 3: Gros Ventre Range. We will be hiking in the Gros Ventre Mountains where we will have spectacular views of the Teton Range. We will walk to Goodwin Lake (elevation 9500 feet), which is a beautiful spring-fed lake, home to Brook Trout.
Hike Information: Distance: 6 miles/ Elevation Gain: 1700 feet (B, L)
Day 4: Relax with a free day before an afternoon tour of Grand Teton National Park and Elk Bugling.Take the opportunity to enjoy Jackson's attractions at leisure; just a few blocks from the Inn are great shops and art galleries. (B, D, park entry fee included)
Meet at 4:00 p.m. to travel to Grand Teton National Park. During our scenic drive through the park, we will look for the migrating animals and elk herds. Fall is the magical time when the bull elk gather harems and bugle to establish territories. They are most vocal at sunset so we will relax, listen, and enjoy a gourmet picnic.
Day 5: Teton Range Journey. We will travel to the west slope of the Tetons to hike to the Wind Cave. We will walk to the mouth of the cave, which snakes through the Darby Limestone Formation. After our hike, we will reward ourselves with a famous Huckleberry milkshake at the Victor Emporium. After relaxing with a hot shower, we will meet at 7:00 pm for our farewell dinner.
Hike Information: Distance: 6.2 miles/Elevation Gain: 1870 feet (B, L, D, huckleberry milkshake included)
Day 6: Depart Jackson Hole
Client Review, September 2012- "Very much enjoyed the trips and will appreciate your keeping me in the loop on what you plan for next year!"