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Teton and Yellowstone (Camping)

Summary

T 2 Yellowstone Dineke 5

For a wilderness experience unlike any other! This bike tour takes you through the Bridger-Teton National Forest and across a wide open bull moose and bison range. In Yellowstone National Park, riding in the great outdoors affords you the opportunity to feel a part of the grand scene.

Recreational, Road bike
6 days
563 km / 350 mi
$ 2,171.-
  • price is subject to change.
  • A camping tour with excellent meals and support.
  • Guides are experienced facilitators and regional experts.
  • Camping equipment rental: 3 p. tent, sleeping bag, pillow, air mattress, not inclusive. ($103)
  • Including all National Park entrance fees.
  • Please plan on arriving in Idaho Falls at least one day prior to your trip departure; day one of your itinerary starts at 8 a.m.
  • This tour also available with Inns only.
  • Guaranteed Trip Departure Policy

    You will have the option of paying an extra $400 pp to guarantee that your trip will run even with only 2 bookings. If we receive 2 other bookings then we will refund or not charge the extra $400 pp.

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Details

Type
Recreational, Road bike
Duration
6 days
Level
Easy = untrained, normal physical condition
Moderate = regular cyclist, good condition
Challenging = experienced, well trained
Moderate
Support
Guided = with cycling guide(s) - support van
Self Guided = individual - directions+maps
Guided
Daily distance
80-100 km / 50-62 mi
Total distance
563 km / 350 mi
Climbing
3100 m / 10170 ft
Lodging
Deluxe = 4-5 star hotel or excellent B&B
Basic = 1-2 star hotel/motel or B&B
Camping = tent, sports hall or campus
Camping, full board
Luggage transport
Daily luggage transfers
Bicycle
Rental
Dates
05 May 2019 - 10 May 2019
19 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
02 Jun 2019 - 07 Jun 2019
16 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019
28 Jul 2019 - 02 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019 - 06 Sep 2019
Start
Montpelier (12.00)
Finish
Victor (14.00)
Transfer
Idaho Falls ID transfer from airport not included
Airport at start
Idaho Falls Reg. Airport (IDA)
Airport at finish
Idaho Falls Reg. Airport (IDA)

Prices

Price per person
The tour price per person
$ 2,171.-
bicycle rent
specialized Roubaix or Tarmac.
$ 300.-
Optional
Camping gear rental
Sleeping Bag, Pillow, Tent, Ground Pad
$ 103.-
Optional
Sleeping Bag +pillow
$ 35.-
Optional
Tent
$ 59.-
Optional
Ground pad
$ 18.-
Optional

Itinerary

Day 1:

After our pick-up in Idaho Falls, we shuttle 145 miles to the Oregon Nature Center in Montpelier for introductions and bike preparations. We begin our ride with a climb up and over Geneva Pass. A quick descent takes up down to our beautiful lunch spot. After lunch, another climb by way of Salt Pass awaits us with a final descent into beautiful Star Valley. Star Valley boasts an abundance of wildlife, outdoor access, and spectacular
scenery. Intermittent Spring, near Afton, is the largest of cold water geyser in the world! In truth there isn’t steep competition for the honor- only three of these rare geysers have been discovered in the entire world.

Day 2:

Today we will continue through scenic Star Valley to reach the mouth of the Snake River. The Snake River is the defining geographical feature of Idaho. Rising in the Rocky Mountains, it flows into Idaho from Wyoming in a northwest direction. Our ride will then take a dramatic rise in elevation as we head up the Snake River Gorge and into the mountains to Jackson.

Day 3:

As we cycle out of Jackson, the majesty of the Tetons unfolds before. Today’s ride is within the Grand Teton National Park. Our day finishes on the east border of the Park in the small community of Moran Junction which serves as a gateway to Teton National Park. We finish our ride by crossing into the Teton National Forest and to our camp at Hatchet campground.

Day 4:

We begin our day with a shuttle into Yellowstone National Park. After a quick stop at West Thumb, we will begin our ride atop a crossing of the Continental Divide. Our morning ride is packed full with another Continental Divide crossing, Isa Lake, the Kepler Cascades, and finally our lunch stop at Old Faithful. Following a spectacular viewing of the geyser, we will continue on our bikes stopping at Yellowstone's best roadside attractions including Morning Glory Pool, Biscuit Basin, and the Grand Prismatic Spring enroute to Madison Junction. A final quick shuttle will bring us to the town of West Yellowstone, Montana (our 3rd state of the trip!) where we will enjoy a dinner on the town and some free time for souvenir shopping.

Day 5:

After a delicious breakfast and a quick shuttle back to Madison Junction, we will continue our loop around Yellowstone National Park. This morning's ride climbs up past Gibbon Falls and the Virginia Cascades before we catch a glimpse of the breathtaking Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River at Artist Point. We stop to gaze out at Upper and Lowers Falls from canyon overlook, before moving on along the Yellowstone River. After lunch, our afternoon ride across Hayden Valley offers promise of wildlife sightings as we make our way to Lake Village and our ride's end at the Yellowstone Lake. A 2 hour shuttle brings us back to our camp at Hatchet Campground.

Day 6:

Anticipation builds as we fuel up with a hearty breakfast and a shuttle to the bike path at the base of world renowned ski resort, Jackson Hole. We will enjoy a 9 mile scenic spin from Teton Village to the quaint town of Wilson, where we begin our climb up and over Teton Pass. This gut-buster of a climb up the old highway is a favorite of Jackson locals and the perfect challenge to cap off a week of invigorating rides. After a ripping descent, we coast back into Idaho and onto one last lunch stop before we load up and shuttle 2 hours back to Idaho Falls.

This is a general itinerary and may vary. The tour operator reserves the right to make changes
due to weather, local conditions, government intervention, or any unforeseen reasons that may
affect the quality of the trip and/or safety of the participants. Inns are subject to change .

Map & Routes

Map
Satellite

Bicycle

specialized-tarmac-2014 Specialized Roubaix or
Tarmac
Specialized Venge Carbon
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