Escalante Canyons Art Festival - Sept 22 to Oct 1, 2017
Calling all landscape painters and art lovers - make plans now to participate in or attend the premier art event of the Colorado Plateau - the 14th Annual Escalante Canyons Art Festival - Everett Ruess Days! Events include a plein air painting competition and sale, an arts & crafts sale, speaker... More
Posted January 01, 2017
Greenland - Summer Highlights of Greenland
Led by Big Chill Adventures co-founders Sarah Aciego and Mindy Cambiar, this all-inclusive trip focuses on exploring rugged and fantastic landscapes of pristine beauty and exotic, arctic wildlife that is abundant in this, one of the last frontiers. We have chosen destinations and added a number... More
Posted December 21, 2016
Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon is in fact not a canyon, but rather a collection of amphitheatres at the eastern slope of the Paunsaguant Plateau. Inside, ages of erosion and climatic influence have shaped the forms we see today. More
Posted December 21, 2016
The Vital Ground Foundation
Offers a Wild Bear Adventure ecotour to Knight Inlet Lodge, British Columbia, Canada. The tour features grizzly bear watching, marine animal viewing, inlet cruises, sea kayaking, grizzly bears feeding on salmon, scenic excursions and rainforest walks. More
Posted December 14, 2016
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES)
Offers guided hikes in the summer at many locations around Aspen, camps and classes for kids and adults, and much more. Visit the Hallam Lake Nature Preserve in the heart of downtown Aspen, open year-round. More
Posted December 14, 2016
Canyonlands Field Institute
Come explore remote areas of the Colorado Plateau, and learn about local natural and human history. Programs include day tours, rafting, and cultural and archaeological hiking trips in Colorado, Utah and the Navajo Nation. We offer scheduled and custom-learning adventures for you and your family,... More
Posted December 14, 2016
Grand Canyon Trust
Get your hands dirty and learn amazing new things in the unparalleled landscapes of the Colorado Plateau. We provide fun, life-changing volunteer experiences on public lands and with Native American communities? from restoring springs and native plant communities, to conducting beaver and puma... More
Posted December 14, 2016
Cities of the West | Across History, Cultures and Architectures
Explore the big Western states: Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and California. The history of the western territory can be fully appreciated in each of these states. Each represents the center of contest and struggle, and eventually, peaceful settlement under the banner of "Manifest Destiny."... More
Posted December 14, 2016
Seasons of Yosemite
Go deep into the beautiful Yosemite Valley on this journey, to transcend time and retrace the steps that inspired John Muir. Yosemite is a treasure of waterfalls, towering cliffs, monumental rock faces, expansive vistas, and impressive, imponderable groves of giant sequoias. Near the south end of... More
Posted December 14, 2016
Wolf Haven International
Offers guided walking tours where visitors can enjoy rare, close-up views of rescued captive-born wolves, as well as endangered wolf species. More
Posted December 14, 2016
Big Secret, Big Bend
One of the least visited and most pristine wilderness areas in North America, Big Bend National Park encompasses three very different environments: the Chihuahuan Desert, Chisos Mountains, and snaking Rio Grande river canyons. More
Posted December 14, 2016
Western National Parks Association
Creative Writing Tour. Explore the archaeological wonders of Gila Cliff Dwellings for inspiration. Literary nonfiction author Christopher Cokinos leads observation and research exercises to help get your creative cogs in gear. More
Posted December 14, 2016