A National Geographic expert will accompany each departure to share insights and a rare behind-the-scenes perspective. Listed below are some of the experts and the departure date(s) they will be joining.
Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs is the author of The Lewis and Clark Companion and Why Sacagawea Deserves the Day Off, along with numerous articles and books on western history. The daughter of late historian and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Stephen Ambrose, author of Undaunted Courage—the renowned chronicle of the Lewis and Clark Expedition—Stephenie literally grew up on the Lewis and Clark Trail. President of the newly formed Lewis and Clark Trust, her passion for conservation and resource preservation has also sparked her ongoing involvement in the American Prairie Reserve and the Montana Preservation Alliance. During the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (2003-2006), she travelled the entire trail speaking about the experiences and the legacy of the Corps of Discovery.