A Walk Through Time
Karen Williams, Ph.D.
A Walk Through Time is an exploration of the geologic past as seen in the rock layers of Mount Everts. We will hike off-trail to the summit of Mount Everts and stop along the way to point out characteristics of the landscape that put the geologic history into context. The slopes of Mount Everts are open and give a wide view of the surrounding mountains and canyons. As we ascend higher on Mount Everts, the rock units get younger and younger, as we walk from the distant past up higher to the relatively recent remains of the last ice age.
About the instructor
Karen Williams is a geomorphologist with a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences from Montana State University. She has taught geomorphology at Montana State and led field trips and geology hikes for MSU, Montana Wilderness Association, and Yellowstone Forever. She has worked in glaciated landscapes ranging from the Yukon to Yellowstone. She also has over twenty years of experience in stream restoration and serves on the board of directors of the Clearwater Resource Council, the watershed conservation group of the Clearwater River in western Montana.
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