Explore the national parks of the Northern Rockies, including Glacier National Park in northern Montana and Jasper and Banff National Parks in the heart of Canada. 

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 Banff National Park  Landscape of Glacier National Park  St. Mary Lake and Windjammer drive, Glacier National Park  The scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park  Landscape of Glacier National Park  Vivid sunset over Glacier National Park.  Credit: Tom Crouse  Black bear near Banff  Bull elk in Jasper National Park  Coyote in Banff National Park  Mountain goat, as seen along Icefields Parkway  Bighorn Sheep, as seen along Icefields Parkway  Moraine Lake, Banff National Park  Ice coach tour of Athabasca Glacier, Banff National Park  Scenic Lake Louise, Banff  Jasper National Park  Town of Jasper nestled amid the mountains

The Northern Rockies

Featuring Glacier, Banff, and Jasper National Parks

11 days from $4,695

Explore the national parks of the Northern Rockies, including Glacier National Park in northern Montana and Jasper and Banff National Parks in the heart of Canada. 

or Call 855-330-1542

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“Great division of time spent between Montana and Canada. Spectacular, jaw-dropping scenery and overall one of our best trips ever!”

- Susane and Paul, N.


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Jun 19 - 29, 2019 Departure
Bryan Bates

Bryan Bates

Bryan Bates has explored and led wilderness trips in the mountains and canyons of the West for 40 years. Following a B.A. Degree in Native American Studies and M.S. in Environmental Science, he and a friend backpacked 21 days through the Grand Canyon. Bryan has led canyoneering backpacks, been a river guide, and conducted archaeological & archaeoastronomical research across the Colorado Plateau, including the Grand Canyon. He has published on archaeoastronomy and was Chair of the Oxford International Conference on Cultural Astronomy. Bryan is currently President of the Society for Cultural Astronomy. Bryan taught biology, environmental science and natural history at Coconino Community College, until retiring as Professor Emeritus, Science, at CCC.

In addition to his research and teaching, Bryan works as an interpretive naturalist with a number of different organizations including the American Association for Advancement of Science, the National Parks Conservation Association and numerous Natural History Museums. 

Jul 10 - 20, 2019 Departure
Wayne Ranney

Wayne Ranney

Wayne Ranney is a geologist and writer who is a veteran of expedition travel, having journeyed to and lectured on all of Earth’s seven continents. He is the recipient of the 2018 American Association of Petroleum Geologists “Geosciences in the Media Award” and has received other national and regional honors for his writing, lectures, blog postings, and expeditionary guiding. His foreign and domestic travels have taken him to South America (Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego, and the Amazon), Australia and New Zealand, the Polar regions (Antarctica, Iceland, and Greenland), and desert landscapes in Africa, Asia, the Atacama, and the American Southwest.

With a lifelong interest in the earth sciences, Wayne specializes in making the fascinating story of our planet come alive for fellow travelers. He was elected to the Explorers Club and has visited more than 85 countries. Wayne is a retired professor of geology who lives in Flagstaff, Arizona near his beloved Grand Canyon. He is passionate about sharing his vast knowledge of earth history with others in an easy-going and informal style, yet he is a well-respected author of numerous award-winning books and articles. He enjoys languages, hiking, river running, photography, conversation, and anything that allows him to get outdoors with others in seeing the varied and interesting landscapes of our beautiful planet.

Aug 28 - Sep 7, 2019 Departure
Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter is a Fulbright Fellow and Ph.D. graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, where he conducted his dissertation research on Rincón de la Vieja volcano in Costa Rica. For the past 11 years, Kirt has worked for the New Mexico STATEMAP program, studying the geologic history of northern New Mexico. Kirt is also an instructor for the NASA astronaut training program, teaching NASA¬í's 2009 astronaut candidates geologic mapping techniques in northern New Mexico. Since 1993, Kirt has led numerous journeys for the Smithsonian Institution, from Iceland to Antarctica.

Sep 9 - 19, 2019 Departure
Martin Magne

Martin Magne

Dr. Martin Magne recently retired from the position of Director of the Archaeology and History Branch for Parks Canada, where he guided the archaeology and history teams across the country. Martin completed his B.Sc. at the University of Toronto, his M.A. at the University of Manitoba, and his Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia. His doctoral research focussed on the prehistory of BC’s Interior Plateau and he has undertaken archaeological research throughout the province. A highlight of his fieldwork has been 10 seasons in Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve in Haida Gwaii as part of a team researching the earliest coastal human occupations 14,000 to 9,000 years ago. Since the early days of his career Dr. Magne has worked closely with many Indigenous communities, mostly in western Canada. He has academic, government, and private consulting experience in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia and is presently Adjunct Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto. He had direct involvement in the Franklin Expedition Project, overseeing Parks Canada’s Underwater Archaeology Team in their searches leading to the discoveries of the long-lost ships HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. His other main research interests are in Indigenous rock art, stone tool technology, and the migrations of the Dene people from northern Canada to the American southwest and Pacific northwest some 1200 years ago. Dr. Magne has received the Public Service Award of Excellence, as well as the Parks Canada Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Resource Management and Commemorative Integrity.