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Glacier Institute Programs

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Autumn in Glacier09/16/2021

SINGLE DAY COURSE – Join us to learn how plants and animals react to the changes autumn brings to Glacier National Park.

(Summer Activity Level)

$100.00september-2021
Beavers: Glacier's Habitat Builders09/11/2021

2 DAY COURSE – Come and learn about the beaver and the huge impact it makes on its surroundings.

(Summer Activity Level)

$175.00september-2021
Capturing Glacier's Night Sky10/06/2021

SINGLE DAY COURSE – Ever wonder how they get those amazing shots of the night sky and northern lights? Join us to learn what it takes!

(Activity Level)

$100.00august-2021 july-2021
Capturing Glacier's Night Sky: Draconid Meteor Shower10/08/2021

SINGLE DAY COURSE –  Learn how to take amazing night sky photos during the Draconid meteor shower!

(Summer Activity Level)

$100.00
Exploring Glacier in September09/12/2021

8 DAY COURSE – Discover the hidden treasures of Glacier National Park in this weeklong course.

(Summer Activity Level)

$1,600.00september-2021
Fall Birds of Glacier09/19/2021

SINGLE DAY COURSE – Learn about the birds that stay behind in the fall, and discover some the behaviors and adaptations they display as they prepare for winter.

(Summer Activity Level)

$100.00september-2021
Fall Mushroom Foray09/25/2021

2 DAY COURSE – Join us as we learn about learn to identify local mushrooms.

(Summer Activity Level)

$310.00september-2021
Fall Wilderness Stroll10/06/2021

SINGLE DAY COURSE: ALL OCTOBER – Come and take a stroll in the North Fork Valley. We will be taking our time to discover the natural beauty of Polebridge.

(Activity Level)

$50.00
Wednesday Wilderness Stroll09/22/2021

SINGLE DAY COURSE: ALL SUMMER LONG  – Come and take a stroll in the North Fork Valley. We will be taking our time to discover the natural beauty of Polebridge.

(Summer Activity Level)

$50.00july-2021 june-2021 may-2021 september-2021

Winter Activity Level

1/5 Pikas

Little to no elevation changes, hiking or possibly snowshoeing on a cleared or packed trail, up to a mile.

2/5 Pikas

Mild elevation changes (less than 250 feet), hiking or snowshoeing on a packed trail, up to 3 miles total.

3/5 Pikas

Moderate elevation changes (up to 500 feet), snowshoeing and possibly breaking trail or off-trail for up to 5 miles total.

4/5 Pikas

Rigorous elevation changes (up to 1,000 feet), snowshoeing and possibly breaking trail or off-trail for up to 7 miles.

5/5 Pikas

Extreme elevation changes (up to 2,000 feet), snowshoeing frequently off-trail or breaking trail for up to 8 miles.

Summer Activity Level

1/5 Pikas

Little to no elevation change, hiking on a well-maintained trail for up to 3 miles total.

2/5 Pikas

Mild elevation changes (around 500 feet) throughout the hike, on well-maintained trails for up to 5 miles total.

3/5 Pikas

Moderate elevation changes (up to 1,000 feet), hiking on well-maintained trails for up to 8 miles total.

4/5 Pikas

Rigorous elevation changes (up to 2,000 feet) on well-maintained trails or brief periods off-trail for up to 10 miles total.

5/5 Pikas

Extreme elevation changes (up to 3,000+ feet) on well-maintained trails or significant amounts off-trail for up to 12 miles total.

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