- Expedition to -

Grizzly Ridge

EXPEDITION

- to -

GRIZZLY RIDGE

Primal.  Untamed.

  • Trek through a remote Yellowstone mountain range filled with grizzly bears!
  • Dive into secluded lakes in a rugged western landscape
  • Watch for sheep and goats on the ridge to Bighorn Peak

EXPEDITION TO

GRIZZLY RIDGE

Yellowstone

Length: 5 Days / 32 Miles

Trip Type: Moderate/Brisk

2023 Dates:

    • * XXXXXXXXXX
      fully booked

* Permit pending
Confirmation 6 months in advance

Cost: $XXXXXXXXXX

  • Deposit: $400
  • Balance due: 90 days in advance

Primal.  Untamed.

Expedition to Grizzly Ridge

  • Trek through a remote Yellowstone mountain range filled with grizzly bears!
  • Dive into secluded lakes in a rugged western landscape
  • Watch for sheep and goats on the ridge to Bighorn Peak

Yellowstone / 5 Days / 32 Miles

Trip Type: Moderate/Brisk

2023 Dates:

  • XXXXXXXXXXX *            5 spaces remaining

* Permit pending. Confirmation 6 months in advance.

Cost: $XXXXXXXXX

  • Deposit: $400
  • Balance due: 90 days in advance

Adventure

Itinerary

- Adventure Itinerary -

DAY ONE

     Meet your guide at the Yellowstone trailhead. Follow Speciman Creek through a vast western valley before fording the river on foot. Look for grizzly bears in meadows filled with hardworking butterflies and bees. Camp at a creek.

6.5 miles

DAY ONE

     Meet your guide at the Yellowstone trailhead. Follow Speciman Creek through a vast western valley before fording the river on foot. Look for grizzly bears in meadows filled with hardworking butterflies and bees. Camp at a creek.

6.5 miles

DAY TWO

     Rocky vistas emerge deep in the mountains. Swim at High Lake before trekking onward. Camp at Crescent lake, surrounded by dramatic cliffs. Swim and sleep in the silence of this remote lake that we have it all to ourselves.

8 miles

DAY TWO

     Rocky vistas emerge deep in the mountains. Swim at High Lake before trekking onward. Camp at Crescent lake, surrounded by dramatic cliffs. Swim and sleep in the silence of this remote lake that we have it all to ourselves.

8 miles

DAY THREE

     Drop to the valley floor and ford a river coursing through dense woods. A short, rigorous climb leads us to Shelf Lake, hanging high above the rugged valley. We set up camp and spend our afternoon swimming, playing games, and eating!

3.5 miles

DAY THREE

     Drop to the valley floor and ford a river coursing through dense woods. A short, rigorous climb leads us to Shelf Lake, hanging high above the rugged valley. We set up camp and spend our afternoon swimming, playing games, and eating!

3.5 miles

DAY FOUR

     Leave camp in place and conquer Bighorn Peak. Hike along a windblown ridge. Ancient vistas advance from all sides. See 90 miles across the entirety of Yellowstone to the Tetons! Spot sheep and goats as we return to camp and swim.

6 miles

DAY FOUR

     Leave camp in place and conquer Bighorn Peak. Hike along a windblown ridge. Ancient vistas advance from all sides. See 90 miles across the entirety of Yellowstone to the Tetons! Spot sheep and goats as we return to camp and swim.

6 miles

DAY FIVE

     Hike downhill, back into the dense forest which opens in wide meadows. Stay alert because this is a highly trafficked grizzly bear area! We hug goodbye at the trailhead and contemplate all we learned while exploring this wild range.

8 miles

DAY FIVE

     Hike downhill, back into the dense forest which opens in wide meadows. Stay alert because this is a highly trafficked grizzly bear area! We hug goodbye at the trailhead and contemplate all we learned while exploring this wild range.

8 miles

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What's Included?

Backcountry Accommodations

  • Permits for each backcountry campsite in Yellowstone
  • 3-6 nights of wilderness camping

Meals & Snacks

  • All meals from the 1st day’s lunch to the last day’s lunch
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and lots of snacks!

Group Camping Gear

  • Shared gear, bear canisters, water filters, cookware, first aid kit, etc.
  • Individual tents
  • Personal trail journal
  • See gear list

Shuttle

  • Transportation between parking lots and trailheads, if necessary

What's Not Included?

Transportation to Yellowstone

  • Adventurers take own car to reach group meeting point in Yellowstone

Personal Gear & Clothing

  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, backpack
  • Personal clothing
  • See gear list

Gratuity for Guides

  • 10% – 20% recommended

Trip Insurance

Backcountry Evacuation

GEAR RENTAL

PACKAGE

Backpack  •  Rain Cover  •  Sleeping Bag  •  Sleeping Pad  •  Camping Pillow  •  Trekking Poles  •  Headlamp  •  Batteries  •  Mug  •  Bowl  •  Utensils

* Tent already included with trip

Simply bring clothes!
$245/trip

What's Included?

Backcountry Accommodations

  • 3 – 6 nights of wilderness camping
  • permits for each backcountry campsite in Yellowstone

Meals and Snacks

  • All meals from the first day’s lunch to the last day’s lunch
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and lots of snacks!

Group Camping Gear

  • Shared gear, bear canisters, water filters, stoves, cookware, first aid kit, wilderness permit, card games etc.
  • Individual tents
  • Personal trail journal
  • See gear list

Shuttle

  • Transportation between parking lots and trailheads, if necessary

What's Not Included?

Transportation to Yellowstone

  • Adventurers take own car to reach group meeting point in Yellowstone

Personal Gear and Clothing

  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, backpack
  • Personal clothing
  • See gear list

Gratuity for Guides

  • 10% – 20% recommended

Trip Insurance

Backcountry Evacuation

GEAR RENTAL PACKAGE

Simply bring clothes!  •  $245 / trip

Backpack  •  Rain Cover  •  Sleeping Bag  •  Sleeping Pad  •  Camping Pillow  •  Trekking Poles  •  Headlamp  •  Batteries  •  Mug  •  Bowl  •  Utensils

* Tent already included with trip

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