Wildlife Expeditions

Journey to the Wild

Grand Canyon Winter Expedition

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park

The Grand Canyon Winter Expedition brings you to the dramatic Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River and its crowning Upper and Lower Yellowstone Falls. These massive waterfalls are often encased in an icy veil. The white snow covering the colorful canyon walls provides a sight unfound during the summer season. This expedition also visits the Hayden Valley, Mud Volcano and West Thumb Geyser Basin. You travel from Jackson, WY to Flagg Ranch (just south of Yellowstone) in wheeled vehicles. Then our custom designed Mercedes-Benz Snowcoach takes you over snow packed roads through Yellowstone National Park. We provide breakfast and lunch along with the use of high quality optics, Yaktrax traction devices and walking poles. National Park entrance fees and gratuity are not included.

Offered: March 2nd, March 7th or Call to arrange a private expedition.

Trip Duration: 13+ hours total. Pick up times vary between 6:00-6:45 am. Your pick up time and location will be confirmed prior to your expedition.

Cost: $400/Participant
Private Grand Canyon Winter Expedition: $2,800

*Park pass and gratuity not included 

Additional fees may apply to groups over seven.

 

 

Forms to Fill out Prior to Expedition - Please bring completed forms with you on the day of your expedition.

Call 877.404.6626

Teton Science Schools is an authorized concessioner to provide snowcoach tours, ski and snowshoe trips, photography and chartered programs in Yellowstone National Park.

Cancellation Policy: Teton Science Schools reserves the right to cancel any program at our discretion as it relates to weather conditions, poor road conditions, low enrollment (less than 4 participants) and equipment availability. All clients will receive full refunds if Teton Science Schools cancels an expedition for the reasons stated above.

  • Regularly Scheduled Single Day Expeditions: No refunds will be issued if the clients cancel an expedition with 48 hours of the scheduled departure. Cancellations occurring prior to 48 hours are subject to a $25 transaction fee.

Expedition Risk Statement: Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park are remote locales. Traveling in these National Park's in the winter season is adventure travel at its best. Clients must know that conditions are cold, windy, and snowy. All travel will occur on uneven terrain that will be covered in snow or ice. Visibility may be limited. Teton Science Schools works to minimize the risk of mechanical failures, but they do occur. Due to the remote nature of these locations, rescue and recovery times may be extended. Teton Science Schools cannot guarantee road conditions and/or road closure events. Clients must accept the risk that they may be unable to return to their departure location in the timeframe that they anticipated. Teton Science Schools will make all reasonable efforts to visit desired destinations, however, due to variable road and weather conditions itineraries may be altered to accommodate changing weather/road conditions. Viewing destination locations cannot be guaranteed in the winter environment of Yellowstone.  

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