Winter Field Trip Schedule (Grades 6-12)
Flexibility for weather conditions, bus problems, etc…is essential to having an enjoyable visit to the park. No two school programs are exactly alike, but the following schedule represents a typical trip.
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Travel to the Park
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Meet Park Rangers at Designated Site
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Snowshoe and Winter Pack Activities
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Concluding Activities and Return Equipment
Lunch – Can be eaten while on the trail or the group may do lunch on their way to or from the park depending on time.
2:00 p.m. – Bus Leaves the Park
Did You Know?
Did you know that eight inches of snow fell during one night in Glacier's high country in August, 2005? The weather forced hundreds of backpackers out of the backcountry.