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About Backcountry Journeys
Backcountry Journeys Photography Tours & Workshops offer you a seamless adventure travel experience where we handle the details so you can focus on photography. Our world-class service and small groups allow for a personalized experience that allows you plenty of one on one time with our award-winning trip leaders!
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Cindy S wrote a review Oct 26
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I'm an amateur photographer and wanted a tour that focused on getting "the picture" as well as teaching you about your camera and getting those pictures. This group did exactly that. I went on Backcountry Journey's Ultimate Northern Lights 6-day trip in Oct 11-17, 2020. Had a fantastic experience! Our guide, Russ, was knowledgeable, helpful, patient and definitely wanted us to have a good photo experience. Ours was a small group (thanks to COVID), but he gave individual attention to each of us and was always ready to answer questions or help. Fortunately for our group, the weather, KP numbers, and solar wind cooperated and we got some incredible pics! Russ had several different sites picked out for us to view the Lights, and was flexible to make changes when the weather dictated to do so. They chose a very nice hotel and restaurants for us. They also had COVID rules that the group adhered to, making the trip comfortable under the circumstances. I would highly recommend the company and will travel with them in the future.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Jerry B wrote a review Oct 23
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Seeing places that I would not with out going on a tour. We had two great leaders who knew were to go for great pictures.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Jillian_BCJ, Front Office Manager at Backcountry Journeys
Responded 2 days ago
Hi Jerry, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We are happy to hear you had a great trip in Yellowstone, and hope to host you on another adventure in the future!
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jimmy s wrote a review Oct 16
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Stunning views on both South Rim and North Rim of the Grand Canyon Country as well as National Forests in Northern Arizona and the beautiful Powell Lake.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Jillian_BCJ, Front Office Manager at Backcountry Journeys
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Jimmy, I'm glad you enjoyed the trip, and the guides! We look forward to seeing you next year!
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Dorota P wrote a review Oct 15
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My first photo trip ever, booked almost last minute - and absolutely great experience! Small group of people with similar expectations, led by two guides-professional photographers, knowing the area and understanding nature - all together looks like the recipe for success! Yellowstone and Grand Teton in autumn offer unlimited opportunities for photographers, both professional and amateur. Having guides ready to give precious hints and advice taught me a lot, and nice personalities of Ben and Russel - our guides - made the trip also fun.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Jillian_BCJ, Front Office Manager at Backcountry Journeys
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Dorota, We're so glad you decided to join us in Yellowstone! Ben and Russell will be happy to hear you had a great time, and went home with some amazing images. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, and we'll hope to see you on another trip in the future!
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Peter T wrote a review Sep 2020
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We had an exceptional trip with Back Country to Katmai and the Northern Lights. We were able to get up close with the bears and have lots of opportunities to take great photos. The photographic advice was top notch. Same was true for Northern Lights!! our guide knew where to go, how to get us there and then get great pictures. Lots of night photography skills were shared.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Jillian_BCJ, Front Office Manager at Backcountry Journeys
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience, we're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your trips! Nothing matches getting to see the bears up close. We hope you both join us for another adventure sometime soon!
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