National Parks Theme

Available on video

Travel with Chris to explore the majesty of 14 National Parks, all along the Rocky Mountains, from Mexico to Canada. After scaling a Colorado 14,000 ft peak,  she will share her photography and stories in each of the parks. The hike concludes with a close encounter with a grizzly in Glacier National Park in Montana. You will leave feeling inspired and a have a greater appreciation of our National Parks.

Available on video

Moab, UT is unique in that it has two completely different and beautiful National Parks literally within minutes from the downtown area. Chris will take you on a trip through the many natural arches in Arches National Park, explore the canyons and spires in Canyonlands National Park in addition to a visit to the awesome Dead Horse Point State Park. Come learn about painting with light!

Available on video

Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most visited national parks in the country. With majestic peaks in every direction, wildlife roaming the valleys and some of the most incredible outdoor adventures on the planet, it is no wonder more than three million people flock to the park each year. Take a drive with Chris over Trail Ridge Road – the highest continuous paved road in America – and enjoy many other adventures in this awe-inspiring national park.

Available on video

Imagine rugged mountaintops scraping the skyline while enormous glaciers cling to their precipices. Of the thousands of national parks scattered around the world today, Banff, created in 1885, is the third oldest and Canada’s first, while adjacent Jasper was only 22 years behind. Ride with Chris and Ali as they explore the fantastic Canadian Rockies between Banff and Jasper along the Icefields Parkway in Alberta, Canada. The views are breathtaking!

Available on video

Few places on earth are as magnificent and pristine as Glacier. Protected in 1910 during the first flowering of the American conservationist movement, Glacier ranks with Yellowstone, Yosemite and the Grand Canyon among the United States’ most astounding natural wonders. Hike and camp with Chris in Glacier which is renowned for its historic ‘parkitecture’ lodges, the spectacular Going-to-the-Sun Rd and 740 miles of hiking trails.

Available on video

How about visiting the 8 main Hawaiian Islands on the way to the two volcanic National Parks? The Hawaiian Islands are the exposed peaks of a great undersea mountain range, formed by volcanic activity over a hotspot in the Earth’s mantle. Explore each of the 8 main islands with Chris – who lived and taught school in Hawaii for 4 years – as she shares her stories and photography. The views, culture and experiences are breathtaking! Aloha

Available on video

This stunning area, in the northwestern corner of the continental US is best known for its beautiful coastline, green interior, rainy weather, and spectacular mountains. The Pacific Northwest has a variety of climate regions, from the Pacific Coast to the valley and, once over the mountains, a desert region. Come on a road and camping trip with Chris and Ky as they explore the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest, arguably one of the richest natural playgrounds in the country. From its soaring peaks to its mysterious forests, this is the place to visit if you love the outdoors.

Available on video

What an adventure with Chris! Travel on a road trip she did with a friend and three dogs from Denver, CO to Naples, FL. Stops along the way include Carlsbad Caverns National Park, the San Antonio River Walk, New Orleans and some unusual Walmart people. The last half of the presentation we venture to and tour the Everglades National Park. It will be a road trip you will not forget!

Available on video

Not only does Chris take you to all 63 US National Parks during this presentation but also educates you on what a World Heritage Site is (there are over 1,000 of them!) and what UNESCO means. It is a fascinating journey to some of the most beautiful places – not just in America but all over the world.

Available on video

No trip to Washington State is complete without a Mount Rainier experience. Stroll through a temperate inland rainforest in spring. Hike with the wildflowers and gaze upon powerful waterfalls in summer. Marvel at the fall colors in autumn. Discover epic skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing in winter. And fall in love with a most unique landscape!

Available on video

Alaska is enormous and it’s practically bursting with out-of-this-world natural beauty and wonder. At once inviting and forbidding, there is simply no place in the world like Alaska. These eight Alaskan National Parks, covering 54 million acres, are home to stunning natural wonders and some of the last remaining examples of true, untouched wilderness in the United States.

Available on video

The Earth offers spectacular natural wonders that only a small percentage of people will ever see in their lifetime. You only need to stand on the rim of the Grand Canyon once to know why it’s one of the 7 natural wonders of the natural world. The Grand Canyon’s massive and colorful landscape provides breathtaking views that can’t be found anywhere else in the world. Come experience this treasure with Chris as she takes you down the Bright Angel Trail.