Covid Policy

Your safety is our priority!

CLIENT REQUIREMENTS

All clients attending a Good Trip Adventures trip (public, private, or partnered) must:

    • Meet one of the following:
      • Be fully vaccinated against COVID19:
        • 2 doses of Pfizer / Moderna if 5+
        • 2 doses of Moderna if <5
        • 3 doses of Pfizer if <5
      • Provide evidence of negative at-home rapid test taken within 72 hours of trip start
      • Provide evidence of negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of trip start
    • Agree to follow all park and Good Trip regulations regarding masking for the duration of the trip. These regulations must be discussed with clients in advance.

MASKING: IN VEHICLE

If any of the below criteria are true, all clients and guides will be required to wear masks in vehicles:

      • Park regulations require use of masks in vehicles (based on community levels)
      • Any guide or client has a medical condition which puts them at high-risk for COVID19 complications
      • Good Trip Adventures has determined community levels to be high enough to require masking
      • Any guide or client requests the wearing of masks for any reason*

If any of the below criteria are true for an individual client or guide, that person will be required to wear a mask in vehicles. Other participants and guides are encouraged to mask as well:

      • Client or guide has a COVID19 exposure in the last 3 days (see below)
      • Client or guide is displaying symptoms of COVID19 (or any communicable disease)
      • Client or guide is within the recommended masking window for post-exposure (currently 10 days post-symptoms / positive test)

If none of the above criteria apply, guides and clients may forego the wearing of masks in vehicles.

The choice of anyone to wear a mask even in the absence of these criteria is to be respected.

*Guides should always ask clients about their comfort level and whether they would like to opt-in for masks before boarding vehicle.

MASKING: ANY CLOSE CONTACT WITH GROUP (INSIDE OR OUTSIDE)

If any of the below criteria are true, all clients and guides will be required to wear masks when in close contact (6’ or less):

      • Park regulations require use of masks in such circumstances
      • Any guide or client has a medical condition which puts them at high-risk for COVID19 complications
      • Good Trip Adventures has determined community levels to be high enough to require masking
      • Any guide or client requests the wearing of masks for any reason*

If any of the below criteria are true for an individual client or guide, that person will be required to wear a mask when in close contact with the group. Other participants and guide are encouraged to mask as well:

      • Client or guide has a COVID19 exposure in the last 3 days (see below)
      • Client or guide is displaying symptoms of COVID19 (or any communicable disease)
      • Client or guide is within the recommended masking window for post-exposure (currently 10 days post-symptoms / positive test)

If none of the above criteria apply, guides and clients may forego the wearing of masks in group settings.

The choice of anyone to wear a mask even in the absence of these criteria is to be respected.

MASKING: IN PARK BUILDINGS

Masking in park buildings may be required if the NPS has deemed it necessary. Good Trip Adventures will default to park requirements for in building masking.

SINGLE DAY, PRIVATE TRIPS

This applies for groups that book a private tour and either live in the same household or have traveled together.

CONFIRMED EXPOSURE

If a client is notified that they have had an exposure to an individual who has tested positive for COVID19 in the last 5 days, these steps should be taken:

      1. All clients and guides should put on masks immediately and minimize close contact with each other and the community.
      2. Notify GTA Office (406-451-0445, text or call)
      3. A rapid test should be taken as soon as possible.
          • If test is negative, no symptoms are present, and it has been 3+ days since exposure – tour may continue as planned. Monitor for symptoms.
          • If test is negative, no symptoms are present, and it has been <3 days since exposure – tour may continue as planned with exposed individuals wearing masks and limiting close contact. Monitor for symptoms.
          • If test is negative but symptoms are present, tour will end for the day for the full group*. No refunds or rescheduling is guaranteed, but client may inquire about options via email (hello@goodtripadventures.com).
          • If test is positive, tour will end for the day for the full group*. No refunds or rescheduling is guaranteed, but client may inquire about options via email (hello@goodtripadventures.com). Guides should follow protocol for confirmed exposure.

SYMPTOMATIC CLIENT

If a client is displaying symptoms of COVID19, these steps should be taken:

      1. All clients and guides should put on masks immediately and minimize close contact with each other and the community.
      2. Notify GTA Office (406-451-0445, text or call)
      3. A rapid test should be taken as soon as possible.
          • If test is negative and there is no known exposure to COVID19, group may continue. Masks must be worn by all clients and guides indoors, in vehicles, and when space cannot be maintained outside.
          • If test is positive, tour will end for the day for the full group*. No refunds or rescheduling is guaranteed, but client may inquire about options via email (hello@goodtripadventures.com). Guides should follow protocol for confirmed exposure.

SINGLE DAY, PUBLIC / PARTNERED TRIPS

This applies for clients that book spots on a public tour and do not share a household / did not travel together.

CONFIRMED EXPOSURE

If a client is notified that they have had an exposure to an individual who has tested positive for COVID19 in the last 5 days, these steps should be taken:

      1. All clients and guides should put on masks immediately and minimize close contact with each other and the community.
      2. Notify GTA Office (406-451-0445, text or call)
      3. A rapid test should be taken as soon as possible.
          • If test is negative, no symptoms are present, and it has been 3+ days since exposure – tour may continue as planned. Monitor for symptoms.
          • If test is negative, no symptoms are present, and it has been <3 days since exposure – tour may continue as planned with exposed individuals wearing masks and limiting close contact. Monitor for symptoms.
          • If test is negative but symptoms are present, tour will end for the day for exposed individual and members of their household*. No refund is guaranteed but client may inquire about options via email (hello@goodtripadventures.com) Remaining clients may opt to continue the day as long as the guide is comfortable.
          • If test is positive, tour will end for the day for the full group*. Clients may follow up about rescheduling via email (hello@goodtripadventures.com). Guides should follow protocol for confirmed exposures.

SYMPTOMATIC CLIENT

If a client is displaying symptoms of COVID19, these steps should be taken:

      1. All clients and guides should put on masks immediately and minimize close contact with each other and the community.
      2. Notify GTA Office (406-451-0445, text or call)
      3. A rapid test should be taken as soon as possible.
          • If test is negative but symptoms are present, tour will end for the day for exposed individual and members of their household*. No refund is guaranteed but client may inquire about options via email (hello@goodtripadventures.com) Remaining clients may opt to continue the day as long as the guide is comfortable.
          • If test is positive, tour will end for the day for the full group*. Clients may follow up about rescheduling via email (hello@goodtripadventures.com). Guides should follow protocol for confirmed exposure.

MULTI DAY, PRIVATE TRIPS

This applies for groups that book a private tour and either live in the same household or have traveled together.

CONFIRMED EXPOSURE

If a client is notified that they have had an exposure to an individual who has tested positive for COVID19 in the last 5 days or if they are displaying symptoms, these steps should be taken:

      1. All clients and guides should put on masks immediately and minimize close contact with each other and the community.
      2. Notify GTA Office (406-451-0445, text or call)
      3. A rapid test should be taken as soon as possible.
        • If test is negative, no symptoms are present, and it has been 3+ days since exposure – tour may continue as planned. Monitor for symptoms.
        • If test is negative, no symptoms are present, and it has been <3 days since exposure – tour may continue as planned with exposed individuals wearing masks and limiting close contact. Monitor for symptoms. Re-testing is recommended until at least 3 days post-exposure. Clients may forego masks once they’ve reached 3 days post-exposure with only negative tests and no symptoms.
        • If test is negative but symptoms are present, activities will end for the day for the full group and they should return to their accommodations*. No refunds or credits are available for missed activities.
          1. Symptomatic client must isolate, away from others, at their own expense.
          2. Symptomatic client may rejoin the tour on later days if they receive a negative test and it has been 3 days post-exposure and symptoms are improving. A mask is required for that individual.
          3. Asymptomatic clients must take rapid tests. Tour may continue as planned for all with negative tests as long as they remain asymptomatic. Masks are recommended for at least 3 days.
        • If test is positive, activities will end for the day for the full group and they should return to their accommodations*. No refunds or credits are available for missed activities.
          • Positive client must isolate, away from other individuals, at their own expense
          • Positive client may not return to the tour until they are 5 days post-symptom onset and symptoms are improving. Masks are required for everyone in this case.
          • Other clients must follow protocol for a confirmed exposure (step 1)

SYMPTOMATIC CLIENT

If a client is displaying symptoms of COVID19, these steps should be taken:

      1. All clients and guides should put on masks immediately and minimize close contact with each other and the community.
      2. Notify GTA Office (406-451-0445, text or call)
      3. A rapid test should be taken as soon as possible.
        • If test is negative and there is no known exposure, trip may continue with all clients and guides wearing masks.
        • The guide may also opt to end activities for the day and resume the following day pending a second negative test / no worsening symptoms.
        • The guide may opt to continue tour with asymptomatic individuals only, pending negative tests / no new or worsening symptoms.
        • If test is positive, tour will end for the day for the full group*. No refunds or rescheduling is guaranteed, but client may inquire about options via email (hello@goodtripadventures.com).

MULTI DAY, PUBLIC / PARTNERED TRIPS

This applies for clients that book spots on a public tour and do not share a household / did not travel together.

CONFIRMED EXPOSURE

If a client is notified that they have had an exposure to an individual who has tested positive for COVID19 in the last 5 days, these steps should be taken:

      1. All clients and guides should put on masks immediately and minimize close contact with each other and the community.
      2. Notify GTA Office (406-451-0445, text or call)
      3. A rapid test should be taken as soon as possible.
        1. Symptomatic client must isolate away from others at their own expense.
        2. Symptomatic client may rejoin the tour on later days if they receive a negative test 3 days post-exposure and symptoms are improving. A mask is required for that individual until symptoms have resolved.
        3. Asymptomatic clients must take rapid tests. Tour may continue as planned for all with negative tests as long as they remain asymptomatic. Masks are recommended for at least 3 days.
        1. Positive client must isolate, away from others, at their own expense
        2. Positive client may not return to the tour until they are 5 days post-symptoms and symptoms are improving. Masks are required for everyone in this case.
        1. If test is negative, no symptoms are present, and it has been 3+ days since exposure – tour may continue as planned. Monitor for symptoms.
        2. If test is negative, no symptoms are present, and it has been <3 days since exposure – tour may continue as planned with exposed individuals wearing masks and limiting close contact. Monitor for symptoms. Re-testing is recommended until at least 3 days post-exposure. Client may forego mask once they’ve reached 3 days post-exposure with only negative tests and no symptoms.
        3. If test is negative but symptoms are present, activities will end for the day for the full group and they will return to their accommodations*.
        4. If test is positive, activities will end for the day for the full group and they will return to their accommodations*.
      4. Other clients must take rapid tests and isolate away from positive individual. Trip may continue as planned on the following day for all with negative tests as long as they remain asymptomatic and all guides are comfortable.
        1. Any tours or activities with the public should be canceled or rescheduled (ie: whitewater rafting, etc)
        2. Group should avoid any densely populated areas like visitor centers, restaurants, museums, etc
        3. Group should opt for less crowded trails for hiking
        1. Itinerary may be adjusted to limit community exposure for 3 days. GTA office will assist with this
        2. Masks are required for everyone going forward and group must take care to limit any community exposure for at least 3 days.
        3. If clients go 3 days post-exposure with no positive tests and no symptoms, they may opt to forego masks and continue as normal.
      5. If a client is uncomfortable continuing a trip due to a client exposure or positive case, no refunds or credits are guaranteed. Inquire about options at hello@goodtripadventures.com
      6. If a guide deems a trip too high-risk to continue, they may opt to end the trip early. In this case, clients may be offered credit to reschedule for a future trip.

SYMPTOMATIC CLIENT

If a client is displaying symptoms of COVID19, these steps should be taken:

      1. All clients and guides should put on masks immediately and minimize close contact with each other and the community.
      2. Notify GTA Office (406-451-0445, text or call)
      3. A rapid test should be taken as soon as possible.
        • Symptomatic client must isolate away from others at their own expense.
        • Symptomatic client may rejoin the tour on later days if they receive a negative test 3 days after symptom onset and symptoms are improving. A mask is required.
        • Asymptomatic clients must take rapid tests. Trip may continue as planned for all with negative tests as long as they remain asymptomatic. Masks are recommended for at least 3 days.
        • Positive client must isolate, away from others, at their own expense
        • Positive client may not return to the tour until they are 5 days post-symptoms and symptoms are improving. Masks are required for everyone in this case.
        • If test is negative and there is no known exposure, activities will end for the day for the symptomatic individual and they will return to their accommodations*.
        • If test is positive, activities will end for the day for the full group and they will return to their accommodations*.
      4. Other clients must take rapid tests and isolate away from positive individual. Trip may continue as planned on the following day for all with negative tests as long as they remain asymptomatic and all guides are comfortable.
        • Any tours or activities with the public should be canceled or rescheduled (ie: whitewater rafting, etc)
        • Group should avoid any densely populated areas like visitor centers, restaurants, museums, etc
        • Group should opt for less crowded trails for hiking
        • Itinerary may be adjusted to limit community exposure for 3 days. GTA office will assist with this
        • Masks are required for everyone going forward and group must take care to limit any community exposure for at least 3 days.
        • If clients go 3 days post-exposure with no positive tests and no symptoms, they may opt to forego masks and continue as normal.
      5. If a client is uncomfortable continuing a trip due to a client exposure or positive case, no refunds or credits are guaranteed. Inquire about options at hello@goodtripadventures.com
      6. If a guide deems a trip too high-risk to continue, they may opt to end the trip early. In this case, clients may be offered credit to reschedule for a future trip.

Revised Sept 2022