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Canadian Rockies by Rail

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June 22 to 29, 2019

Be awed by the glacier-sheared cliffs, snowy peaks, cascading waterfalls and sapphire lakes of the Canadian Rockies—every bend in the rail is utterly breathtaking.

Ready to rock. As we travel by train with geologist Scott Burns, ’69, MS ’70, gain a new understanding and appreciation for this incredible mountain environment, as well as for the plants and animals that call it home. Gather additional insights from expert naturalists along the way. “Stampede City.” Kick off our journey in the rollicking, quintessential cowboy town of Calgary, nicknamed after its world-famous rodeo festival. All aboard! Travel from Banff to Vancouver aboard The Rocky Mountaineer, enjoying one of the most scenic and spectacular rail rides in the world.




Scott Burns
Portland State University

A professor of geology and botany, Scott, '69, MS '70, is a born teacher. His enthusiasm and exuberance are contagious and his interest in teaching about the terroir and geology of wine-producing regions is apparent.

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