Merri-Mac & Timberlake Teton & Yellowstone Winter Adventure

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Camp Merri-Mac & Timberlake are not willing to wait till next summer for more of the best it has to offer, growth, friends and adventure! We are doing a joint expedition to Wyoming for a Teton and Yellowstone winter adventure to ski, snowshoe and dogsled in the prized National parks of our country! We will explore Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks with the sight of bison lumbering across the icy landscape. Otters fishing in semi-frozen streams. Maybe even a glimpse of a cautious gray wolf. A winter wonderland of epic proportions. And we can’t wait to share it with you. Join this adventure with your friends and have an time of a lifetime!

HIGHLIGHTS
*Snowshoe in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, soaking up the silence and serenity
*Witness herds of bison peppering the vast frozen plain—a quintessential sight in this spectacular winter landscape
*Ski Grand Targee on the flanks of the Tetons
*Behold Yellowstone’s famous steaming fumaroles and bubbling mud pots—magic against the snow-brightened landscape
*Marvel at the snowcapped peaks of the Teton Range, whose grandeur is at its best in the wintertime
*Start and end in Jackson, WY

Itinerary (Details may change)
Day 1 Embark on an exhilarating snowshoe adventure |Learn about dogsledding from an expert musher—then drive your own sled | Marvel at the snowy landscape from a warming tent with a hot drink |
Days 2-3 Journey by snow coach into awe-inspiring Yellowstone National Park | Keep an eye out for graceful Trumpeter swans while traveling along the Madison River | Watch for bison foraging in open meadows and steam rising from colorful geothermal pools | Snowshoe through Upper Geyser Basin, passing Old Faithful, Castle and Spasmodic Geysers | Ascend Geyser Hill for a breathtaking panorama of snow-covered mountains |
Day 4 Snowshoe along the Firehole River as you take in vistas of the surrounding mountains | Explore southern Yellowstone en route to Grand Teton National Park in a heated snow coach | Cross over the Continental Divide and explore West Thumb’s geothermal features | Admire Lake Yellowstone, Lewis Canyon, Lewis Falls and astounding views of the Teton Range |
Days 5-6 Ski Grand Targhee and Snowshoe to Bradley and Taggart Lakes under towering peaks | Wander the wood sidewalks of the Old West town of Jackson, exploring the art galleries and shops | Enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride through herds of elk | Explore local artists’ work at the National Wildlife Art Museum |

Details:
8th Grade-12th grade
December 27, 2019-January 2, 2020
$3500.00 (Not including airfare)

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