Adventure Travel Hiking and River Tours: 2017 Scheduled Trip Calendar — Big Wild Year 39

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Note: No price increases for 2017! And the gear discount has increased!


1. April 9-14  Kaleidoscope Rocks of Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Adventure Base:
Moab, Utah
Type:
Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating:
 Moderately Easy
Price: 
$1,900     


2. April 16-22 Gila Wilderness, Big Pine Country, New Mexico
Adventure Base: Tucson, Arizona
Type: Backpacking, 7 Days
Rating: Fairly Strenuous
Price: $1,950


3. May 14-21  Canoeing Montana’s Upper Missouri River, Montana
Adventure Base: Great Falls, Montana
Type: Canoeing, 8 Days
Rating: Easy to Moderate
Price: $2,200


4. June 4-11: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, The Biggest Wild, Alaska
Adventure Base: Fairbanks, Alaska
Type: Backpacking, 8 Days
Rating: Fairly Strenuous
Price: $4,400    Note: We have one full group; we are now booking a second group which will be guided by Big Wild co-owner Howie Wolke, currently with 3 remaining spaces.


5. June 12-17  Northern Yellowstone Wildlife and Wildflower Extravaganza, Montana/Wyoming
Adventure Base: Gardiner, Montana
Type: Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating: Moderate
Price: $1,900


6. June 19-24  Gros Ventre Range, Jackson Hole Wildlife Bonanza, Wyoming
Adventure Base: Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Type: Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating: Moderate
Price: $1,900


7. July 2-7   Bob Marshall Wilderness, Glacier Park’s Wilder Sister, Montana
Adventure Base: Great Falls, Montana
Type: Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating: Fairly Strenuous
Price: $1,900


8. July 3-7  Yellowstone’s Lamar River Backcountry, Wyoming
Adventure Base: Gardiner, Montana
Type: Backpacking, 5 Days
Rating: Moderate
Price: $1,800


9. July 10-15  Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Peaks, Lakes and Big Trees, Montana
Adventure Base: Missoula, Montana
Type: Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating: Fairly Strenuous
Price: $1,900


10. July 17-22  Big Vistas of the Wild Absarokas, Wyoming
Adventure Base: Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Type: Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating: Fairly Strenuous
Price: $1,900


11. July 24-28  Northeast Yellowstone Mellow Mountain Magic, Montana/Wyoming
Adventure Base: 
Gardiner, Montana
Type:
Backpacking, 5 Days
Rating:
Moderately Easy
Price: 
$1,800


12. July 24-29  Grand Tetons Alpine Glory, Wyoming
Adventure Base: Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Type: Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating: Fairly Strenuous
Price: $1,900    Note: We have just 1 remaining space for this trip.


13. July 31-August 5  The Beartooths, Montana’s Ultimate Mountains, Montana
Adventure Base: Bozeman, Montana
Type: Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating: Fairly Strenuous
Price: $1,900


14. August 7-12  Northwest Yellowstone’s Gorgeous Gallatin Range, Wyoming/Montana
Adventure Base: Bozeman, Montana
Type: Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating: Moderate
Price: $1,900


15. August 13-19  Wind River Range, Along the Great Divide, Wyoming
Adventure Base:
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Type:
Backpacking, 7 Days
Rating:
Strenuous
Price: 
$1,950


16. August 14-19  Southwest Yellowstone Bechler Waterfall Wonderland, Wyoming
Adventure Base:
Bozeman, Montana
Type:
Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating:
Moderate
Price: 
$1,900


17. August 18-23 Grand Tetons Alpine Glory and Solar Eclipse Trek, Wyoming  FULL
Adventure Base: Jackson, Wyoming
Type: Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating: Fairly Strenuous
Price: $1,900    Note: We have filled two groups for this trip & there are no more openings.


18. August 27-31  Southern Yellowstone Late Summer Magic, Wyoming
Adventure Base: Gardiner, Montana
Type: Backpacking, 5 Days
Rating: Moderate
Price: $1,800


19. September 10-16  Southwest Yellowstone Bechler Waterfall Wonderland, Wyoming
Adventure Base: Bozeman, Montana
Type: Backpacking, 7 Days
Rating: Moderate
Price: $1,950


20. September 18-23 Northern Yellowstone Autumn Splendor, Montana/Wyoming
Adventure Base: Gardiner, Montana
Type: Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating: Moderate
Price:
$1,900


21. October 15-20  Red-Rock Canyons of the Wild Escalante, Utah     
Adventure Base: Cedar City, Utah
Type: Backpacking, 6 Days
Rating: Moderate
Price: $1,900


IMPORTANT: All trip prices include equipment (pack/rain-cover, day-pack, tent, sleeping bag/pad, eating implements) food and cooking service (3 meals/day plus snacks), cooking gear and other group camping gear, trip planning, comprehensive safety instruction, all user/permit fees, and our professional guide/naturalist staff. Transportation from town to and from the trailheads is also provided free of charge.

GEAR DISCOUNT: There is a $300 discount per person per trip if you bring your own equipment: backpack with rain-cover, light-weight day-pack, tent, sleeping bag and pad, cup/bowl/spoon. The discount applies only if you bring ALL of these items; it does not apply to Alaska trips.

MULTI-TRIP DISCOUNTThere is also a $300 discount for your second trip in a calendar year and for any additional trips during the same year.


Guided Yellowstone Backpack Trips

 

 

Annual Trip Calendar

 

Capitan Lake - photo from one of our backpacking treks

List prices include our complete gear package and there is a $300 discount if you bring your own (see Canoeing ListBackpacking List, and/or
Questionnaire for details). Also, we offer a $300 discount for the second trip in a calendar year. Scheduled trips are for persons ages 14 and over. Exceptions to the age requirement will be made by us on a case-by-case basis.