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    1. 1. Crown of the Continent:Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks July 15-20, 2012 Title Morgan Dodd, National Parks Conservation Association Kurt Westenbarger, Off the Beaten Path Eden Potratz, Off the Beaten Path Ben Sander, National Parks Conservation Association
    2. 2. ParkScapes Travel Program • No better way to enjoy the parks than to experience them first-hand • NPCA has been taking members into the parks on group tours for over 15 years • Our team designs a collection of trips to national parks and monuments annually • Each tour features: • Small groups • Best national park itineraries • Special access to park experts • Expert guides
    3. 3. Off the Beaten Path Partnership• Long history partnering with Off the Beaten Path• Formal partnership in 2012, offering new benefits to NPCA members: • Alternate Departures • Custom Journey Advising• Giving Back: Off the Beaten Path will make a donation to NPCA on behalf of all NPCA travelers
    4. 4. Crown of the Continent Background• Largest International Peace Park in North America, Crown of the Continent region covers 10 million acres• UNESCO World Heritage Site• Large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, moose, and birds• The region features the Going-to-the-Sun Road along with towering cliffs, breathtaking waterfalls, snow-clad mountains and, of course, glaciers• 2010 marked Glacier National Park’s centennial
    5. 5. Wildlife Viewing
    6. 6. Unique Activities
    7. 7. Where your journey leads… • Kalispell/Whitefish, MT • Going-to-the-Sun Road • Many Glacier • Waterton Lakes • Fernie, British Columbia
    8. 8. Along Going-to-the-Sun Road
    9. 9. Many Glacier
    10. 10. Waterton Lakes National Park
    11. 11. Fernie, British Columbia
    12. 12. Some things to keep in mind…• Early morning and evening temps can be 40-70°F, daytime temps can be anywhere from 60-90• Expect to spend 4-6 hours outdoors every day• Trip Pace is ‘Moderate’ • Travelers should be able to hike 3-6 miles over uneven terrain with some elevation gain• Elevation from 3000-7000ft
    13. 13. Arrive/Depart: Kalispell, Montana Airport • Glacier International Airport(FCA) • Alaska Airlines • Allegiant Airlines • Delta Air Lines • United Airlines Amtrak • Whitefish, MT (WFH)
    14. 14. NPCA’s Next Departure?Crown of the Continent• July 15-20, 2012• $2595-2895 per person double occupancy, $790 single supplement• www.npca.org/peaceparkAlternate Departures• July 22-27, 2012• August 5-10, 2012• Custom Trip Opportunities
    15. 15. Contact UsNPCA ParkScapes Program: • Phone: 800-628-7275 • Email: travel@npca.org

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