Due to cancellation, two coveted spots have become available on our standard 2019 Yellowstone & Grand Teton in Autumn tour.
This tour is set to run September 30th – Oct 7th, and we’d love for you to join us!
As the leaves begin to change and air temperatures drop below freezing at night, the greater Yellowstone Region comes to life in a sort of kaleidoscope of colors. Join Backcountry Journeys for an incredible eight-day lodge-based photography tour of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks during the spectacular Autumn months.
We’ll photograph famous thermal features such as Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring, as well as wildlife like elk, bison, and moose. There will be potential for typically harder to find critters like bear, wolf, coyote and whatever else that might poke its head out from under a tree or bush.
Crowds are gone at this point and many species of wildlife become very active as they move from the surrounding mountains into Yellowstone’s lower Northern Range and Teton Valley. Autumn is simply a splendid time to not only pay a visit these two gems of the national parks system but also the best time to photograph all they have to offer.
*Please note these dates and availability are on our standard version of our Yellowstone & Grand Teton in Autumn tour. For more on Standard vs Hiker photo tours, click here.
Kenton Krueger grew up and spent the first 33 years of his life in the corn country of Omaha, Nebraska. After studying aviation at the University of Nebraska Omaha’s Aviation Institute, he “conned” his way into the newsroom at the award-winning Omaha World-Herald where for 3+ years he wrote and photographed news articles on a variety of topics such as community events, travel and even mixed martial arts for the sports department. Yet something was missing. While on backpacking trips to Grand Teton and Grand Canyon National Parks in the mid-2000’s he was quick to realize that the wild lands of the western United States stoked a fire in his heart as nothing else could. This realization led to a relocation to Flagstaff, Arizona, and he hasn’t looked back. He has spent the past several years guiding backpackers, hikers and photographers into the wild places of the American West such as Havasu Falls, Grand Canyon, and Yellowstone National Parks as well as in the Grand Staircase Escalante in southern Utah. In addition to backpacking and camping, his adventures include rock climbing, exploring the slot canyons of southern Utah, mountain biking, and bagging 14ers in Colorado’s San Juan Mountain Mountain Range. Kenton is a trail runner, a former pilot, newspaper photographer, and writer. Kenton looks forward to utilizing his years of guiding experience, combined with his passion and experience behind the lens to provide memorable and unforgettable experiences at the wild places we will visit together.