1. Our Party
    Mountain Man Journeys (“We” or “Us” or “Our”) — Our Company conducts tours domestically and internationally. We do not provide, insure, or support any other product or service. See Third Party.
  2. Your Party
    (“You” or “Your” or “Your Group”) — everyone in Your Party whether Your Journey is a Private/Custom Group or Ticketed, whether paid or paying, complementary or otherwise, Minor or Adult — agrees to comply with all Terms and Conditions (“T&C”) that We have set forth, including privacy notices, communications, publications, advertisements, agreements, or similar materials.

“Our Party” and “Your Party” includes but is not limited to those on the Tour, and Their: successors, assigns, representatives, heirs, relatives, estate, companies, owners, buildings, property, vehicles, accounts, financial instruments, vendors, agents, and any other who may inherit the rights and obligations under the T&C in any manner or for any reason in clauses below.

  1. Third Party
    (“third party/parties”) – includes any products/services/properties/locations/similar NOT from us – such as providers of: Transportation, Lodging, Food, Drink, Stores, Governmental/Tribal/Company Entities or Authorities, OTHER Tour Providers (not Us), Service Providers, Emergency Providers, Event Providers, Product Providers, Medical Providers, Retailers, Restaurants, Booking Agents, Guides, Guest Speakers, Entertainment Providers, Museums/Culture/Zoos/Similar, Parks, Vendors, or any other similar parties, whether Paid, Complementary, or Unpaid.

Reservations & Bookings

For all reservations and detailed information about our published Journeys, please visit Us online at www.MountainManJourneys.com. To arrange a Private Group Journey, You may also contact Us directly at [email protected]. By booking, You agree to accept and follow: the T&C, policies, and rules outlined in Your agreement, and any additional T&C unique to Your specific Journey. You also agree to follow directions and instructions outlined in your Travel Itinerary by Us – Your Guides or our Staff.

Travel Itinerary

A Travel Itinerary, as appropriate and necessary, will be available reasonably soon after you book your Scheduled, Group, Private or Custom Journey. Depending on the type and timing of your Journey, we may Email, Deliver, or Postal Mail this to You. We ONLY provide this to the “Responsible Party” – the Individual who planned, arranged, discussed with us and to our knowledge – Purchased the tickets or arranged the Group/Private/Custom Journey. If you do not receive it within 2 weeks before the Journey, please contact us!

It will provide more detail about the Journey. It will also instruct you in any Transport, Lodging, or other details that You MUST arrange/book/pay for. Particularly for non-Scheduled or “To the Ends of the Earth” type specialty Journey, there will likely be significant charter costs, possible delays, timing issues, and things that need to be arranged for your payment. You agree that if you do not confirm that You have received this Itinerary, you bear responsibility for any issues, loss, or problems you experience and hold us harmless.

Passports, Visas, and Travel Documents

You must ensure You possess the necessary travel documents, including passports and/or visas. While some countries We may visit do not require visas, it is Your responsibility to verify requirements for Your specific itinerary. We do not provide visa or passport assistance.

Included, Not Included

  1. Included in Price: Our Journeys are led by Guides on Staff and occasionally, Local Experts. These are included in our Price/Fee.
  2. NOT Included in Price or Covered by Our Insurance: While using or at any Third Party Product/Services: Paid admissions such as museums, Your: meals and food and drinks, lodging, transportation, purchases, goods, souvenirs, shopping trips. Also: optional or local interpretive Events or Tours in our Price or insurance. We are a small, local company that seeks to support indigenous and local peoples and economies. This helps set Us apart from large, impersonal travel corporations. You hold us harmless for all of these. You are covered ONLY by Your Travel Insurance, Your Medical/Disability Insurance and/or any Third Party insurance available or in force.
  3. NOT Covered by Our Insurance: Any time: You are not with the entire Group, you are traveling to/from the place(s) of the Journey. While You/Others/We are traveling BETWEEN Official, Our Planned stops/destinations that day while in your lodging or at another place. You hold us harmless for all of these. You are covered ONLY by Your Travel Insurance, Your Medical/Disability Insurance and/or any Third Party insurance available or in force.

Pricing and Payment

Published prices are subject to change due to external factors such as currency fluctuations and fuel surcharges. However, once Your final payment has been made, the price is fixed. Payment for Private Group Journeys must be negotiated and paid prior to departure. Acceptable payment methods include cash, PayPal, major credit cards (with applicable fees), and money orders from recognized banks. All payments must be made in U.S. dollars unless otherwise specified. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to secure all group reservations. Scheduled Trips (tickets) require full payment at the time of purchase. Specific payment terms for custom Journeys will be detailed in quotes and proposals for those journeys.

Refunds and Cancellations

Cancellation fees are based on the proximity of the cancellation date to the departure date:

  • 150 or more days before departure: 30% of the trip price
  • 60 to 149 days before departure: 50% of the trip price
  • 0 to 59 days before departure: 100% of the trip price

These fees apply to our Guide fees (our published price); there are no Refunds for any reason after this unless We cannot provide the Journey. We go rain or shine. Fees related to transport, lodging, and other services You were to book separately are subject to their respective cancellation policies. We are not responsible for any difficulties with Your transport/lodging/other services that You booked separately. Again, travel insurance is highly recommended and is Your sole recourse.

Special Accommodations, Restrictions, and Limitations

  1. Special Needs: Please notify Us of any serious special needs, medical restrictions, or physical limitations prior to booking Your Journey. Some destinations may not be suitable for individuals with certain disabilities. Walkers, wheelchairs, scooters, service animals, and some medical assistive devices may be restricted on certain Journeys. We cannot be held responsible to know or notify You of these requirements of various destinations and venues.
  2. Age Restrictions: Anyone under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Age cutoff for domestic travel is typically 6 years old but can vary depending on the specific Journey. Outside the USA, children should be at least 10. For more strenuous adventures, a higher minimum age might apply. We reserve the right to request proof of age and refuse participation if appropriate documentation is not provided. Please review Your travel itinerary in case special instructions are included.

Consideration of All Participants/Animals

We reserve the right – AT ANY TIME WITHOUT REFUND – to exclude any individual, Child or Adult, from a Journey if their behavior negatively affects the overall group experience or if they pose a risk to themselves or others. Pets, emotional support animals, and unofficial service animals are prohibited at all times. Please board Your animals and do not bring them.

Dispute Resolution

Disputes arising out of or relating to these T&C shall be limited to the Price Paid only for an alleged affected Person. If either Party files a suit against any clause in this T&C, they agree to immediate Summary Judgment in favor of either Party, minimum of $25,000 in damages, and You forever losing any right to any claims. This is regardless of perceived/determined negligence. Whether the Tour is domestic or international, You agree that the Jurisdiction shall be the County of Carbon, State of Pennsylvania where We are headquartered which shall govern these terms, without regard to conflict of law principles.

Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by law, in no event shall We be liable to You for any indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages whatsoever arising under or as a result of these T&C or Your use of or participation in our tours or Journeys.

Force Majeure

Mountain Man Journeys Tours/Journeys shall not be liable for any failure or delay in the performance of its obligations under these T&C due to causes beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, war, strikes, labor disputes, government orders, or any other similar events.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Mountain Man Journeys, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, and suppliers from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with Your access to or use of our services or Your violation of these T&C.

Health and Safety

  1. Health Precautions: You are responsible for understanding and complying with all health requirements and recommended precautions relevant to Your travel destinations, including vaccinations and other preventive measures. We recommend consulting with Your physician and checking resources like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for travel health advice.
  2. Emergency Situations: In the event of an emergency, it is Your responsibility to seek appropriate medical care. We are not responsible for the availability or quality of medical services in remote locations.

Participant Conduct

  1. Behavior: You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations, as well as the rules and instructions provided by our guides during the Journey. Disruptive or unsafe behavior may result in Your removal from the tour at our discretion, with no right to a refund.
  2. Respect for Local Customs: You are expected to show respect for the local customs and cultures of the destinations visited. Failure to do so may result in Your exclusion from activities or the entire Journey without refund.


If any provision of these T&C is found to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be deemed to be modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal, and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision shall be deemed severed from these T&C, and the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.


We respect intellectual property rights and comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). If You believe Your copyrighted work has been infringed, please contact our designated Copyright Agent at [email protected] with: (i) Your signature, (ii) identification of the copyrighted work, (iii) identification of the infringing material and its location, (iv) Your contact information, (v) a statement of Your good faith belief that the use is unauthorized, (vi) a statement under penalty of perjury that Your notice is accurate and You are authorized to act. Misrepresentations may result in liability, (vii) put in the Subject Line: “Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)”. Allow 30 business days for a response. If You do not hear back from Us, check Your Spam folder/or please reach out to Us again.

Intellectual Property/Trademarks

All content, images, Journeys, websites, social media, ads, publications, trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, tours/Journeys and intellectual property rights associated with Us are the property of Mountain Man Journeys or its licensors. You are not permitted to use any of these materials without our prior written consent. We have Trademarked, among other things:

Mountain Man Journeys, ReDiscover Your Wild Side

Contact Information

For any questions or concerns regarding these T&C, please contact Us as follows. Allow up to 30 business days for a response. If You do not hear back, please recontact us! Also check Your Spam folder:

Mountain Man Journeys Tours/Journeys
Customer Care
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.MountainManJourneys.com

Effective Date

These published T&C are to be considered the latest and effective May 20, 2024. They will remain so until we decide future updates are needed; these will then be posted on our website. Please check back as necessary or before making a purchase or inquiry. By booking and participating in our tours and Journeys, You acknowledge that You have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these published T&C.