On this trip you can unpack your bags and enjoy day hikes on and around the Matterhorn, known at the Sphinx of the Alps, in Zermatt. Zermatt is in the German-speaking region of the Swiss canton of Wallis. The Matterhorn towers over this area next to the Italian border. Although there are numerous 4,000 meter high peaks nearby, none has quite the same irresistible pull on one’s shutter finger as the Matterhorn, as evidenced by the number of photographs of the Matterhorn that inevitably come home from Zermatt hiking vacations.
Join Bredeson Outdoor Adventures for this amazing hiking adventure in Glacier National Park, the undisputed “Crown of the Continent” and one of the world’s most awesome wilderness parks. Its glaciers accent steep cliff edges, where mountain goats prance as the Walendas of the animal kingdom. Glacier is full of dramatic mountain ranges, alpine meadows replete with wildflowers and sculpted glacial valleys reflected in lakes. Acres of lush green parklands plunge down jagged red pinnacles, exposing some of the world’s oldest stones.
Join Bredeson Outdoor Adventures on a trip to the Land of the Midnight Sun. This trip takes place in the western fjord country. We’ll be based in Lofthus in the Hardanger region on the eastern shore of Sorfjorden, or South Fjord, facing the Folgefonna Glacier on the sunny side of high mountains. Most of our hikes will take place in the Hardangarvidda National Park with views of the Fjord, waterfalls and dramatically steep cliffs. Our hiking adventure will start and end in the beautiful, old coastal city of Bergen.
Join Bredeson Outdoor Adventures for rambles in the heart of England’s literary Lake District. The Lake District is the first and largest of England’s national parks. It is the land of William Wordsworth and other Romantic poets, and the inspiration for Beatrix Potter’s works. It lies in northwest England nestled between the sea and Scotland, and is a region of high mountains, deep valleys, and deep blue lakes formed 10,000 years ago by glaciers. Wild, rugged mountains contrast with charming villages and farms.
Please join us for this magnificent hiking trip amidst the pristine wilderness and rugged beauty of America’s most beloved national parks, Grand Teton and Yellowstone. Yellowstone was formed in 1872 as the world’s first national park, a concept that has been called America’s best idea. In both parks we’ll have opportunities to observe wildlife, including bison and perhaps bears. We’ll travel in boats on lakes, and enjoy dinners that range from elegant park lodge repasts to chuck wagon suppers.
This Champlain Valley self-guided bicycling trip offers some of Vermont’s finest touring in what is known as the Land of Milk and Honey. We’ll provide a range of bicycling routes offering choices between moderate and challenging rides in the rolling fertile farmland filled with dairy farms and apple orchards. (There are a few good “ups” – just because it’s a valley doesn’t mean that there are not challenges.) The views of Lake Champlain between the Green Mountains to the east, and the Adirondacks to the west are stunning. You’ll have a chance to explore the towns of Middlebury and Bran
Join us for a winter wonderland inn to inn snowshoeing adventure on the trail less traveled in one of Vermont's most scenic areas, the Moosalamoo region of the Green Mountain Forest, otherwise aptly known as Robert Frost Country. Your adventure will start in the town of Brandon, Vermont, a hidden gem full of historic homes, a vibrant arts scene, a nice French restaurant, and even a vineyard. You'll enjoy dinner in Brandon and an overnight at an in-town inn on your first night.