Travel Information

Rendezvous

We will assemble at the Hostel in Teton Village at 3:00 PM, Saturday, June 10. All participants must be present by this time.

Air Travel

Your arrival point is the Jackson, WY airport. Participants planning to fly should arrange a flight as soon as possible to insure direct connections and to obtain the best possible fares. Please pack as if you are going backpacking, luggage space will be limited! You must arrive at the airport no later than 3:00 PM, Saturday, June 10. If necessary, travel on Friday, June 9 and spend the night. If you arrive on Friday, we will have a room reserved for you at the Hostel at Teton Village.  The field camp caravan will stop at the Jackson Airport at ~5 PM on Friday, June 10.  If you arrive after that time, you will be required to arrange your own transportation from the airport to Teton Village.  Commercial transportation is available between the Jackson airport and Teton Village.

Miami University vans will make frequent pick-ups at the Jackson airport (wait adjacent to the baggage conveyor) starting at approximately 12:00 PM on Saturday, June 10. The final airport pick-up will be made at 3:00 PM Saturday, June 10.

The course ends in Teton Village, WY at 6:00 AM Saturday, July 15. Please plan your departure from the Jackson airport for Saturday, July 15 after 8:00 AM. Vans will transport all air travelers to the Jackson airport (regardless of departure time) very early Saturday morning.

If you are flying, your arrival city is required to be Jackson, WY.  However, you have the option of departing on Friday, July 14 from Great Falls, MT.  If your departure from Great Falls is earlier than noon on Friday, July 14, you will be required to get a room in Great Falls on Thursday evening (we can transport you there in the afternoon), and arrange your own transport to the airport the next day.

Ground Travel – Private Vehicles

Participants planning to drive personal vehicles should arrive at Timberline Ranch (approximately 15 miles northwest of Dubois, WY along U.S. 26/287) between Noon and 3:00 PM, Friday, June 9. You will park your vehicle at the ranch. No personal vehicles will be used during the traveling portion of the course, and use will be limited during our stay at the ranch. If you plan to have someone drop you off in Jackson or Dubois, please contact us for additional information. Those participants arriving by ground on Friday will join others arriving from Ohio in University vehicles and all will travel to Jackson for lodging on Friday evening (paid for by the course).

The course ends at 6:00 AM, Saturday, July 15, and participants driving their own vehicles will be transported back to Timberline Ranch that morning.

Ground Travel – Miami University Vans

Multiple vehicles will depart from Shideler Hall (250 Patterson Ave, Oxford, OH) loading zone off of Bishop Circle, at 8:00 AM, Wednesday, June 7. The trip will involve three days and two nights of travel, arriving at Timberline Ranch on Friday, June 9. The vehicles will return to Oxford late in the evening on Sunday, July 16.

More information will be provided later, but there likely will be room for approximately 14 passengers from Miami and other institutions, at least 9 of whom must be approved as Miami University van drivers (having completed the on-line university safety program), with three slots taken by instructors.