Late Summer Wildlife Photography

Late Summer Wildlife Photography

Shared Cabin Triple: $800 per person
Private Cabin Double: $1,800 for two people
Private Cabin Single: $1,200 per person
Dates:
Aug 4 at 7 PM - Aug 8 at 9 AM
Location:
Lamar Buffalo Ranch
Meals Included?:
No
Instructors:
Meg Sommers
Audience Type:
Adult
Program Type:
Field Seminars
Seminar Type:
Traditional
Program Subject:
Photography, Wildlife

Do you love watching wildlife and want to learn how to photograph them? Not quite sure how your camera works and want to learn more? Immerse yourself with fellow enthusiasts in the heart of Yellowstone’s northern range. With the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch as your home base, you will wake up in the middle of this magical place, witnessing the struggle for survival as its inhabitants go about their lives. You will spend most of the time in the field, so you will have ample opportunities to photograph wildlife and learn about their behaviors, while practicing techniques and the ethics of wildlife photography.

Lodging Options:

  • Private Cabin Single: A private cabin for yourself
  • Private Cabin Double: A private cabin for yourself and one other participant of your choice
  • Shared Cabin Triple: A bed in a shared cabin with up to two other participants

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SUMMER ACTIVITY LEVEL SCALE

  • Be prepared to hike up to 1 mile per day, comfortably, through relatively flat terrain on maintained trails.
  • Be prepared to hike up to 3 miles per day, comfortably, with elevation gains up to 600 feet. Some off-trail hiking possible.
  • Be prepared to hike up to 5 miles per day, comfortably, with occasional elevation gains up to 1000 feet in undulating terrain.
  • Be prepared to hike up to 8 miles per day, at a brisk pace, comfortably, with climbs up to 1500 feet on dirt trails. Loose rocks, uneven footing, and off-trail hiking are possible. Good coordination is recommended.
  • Be prepared for brisk aerobic, destination-oriented hiking up to 12 miles a day. You should be physically conditioned to do these hikes comfortably. Elevation changes up to 2000 feet on dirt trails or off-trail. Loose rock, uneven footing, steep hillside traverses, and stream crossings are possible. Good coordination is required.

WINTER ACTIVITY LEVEL SCALE

  • Leisurely hikes up to 1 mile per day through relatively flat terrain on maintained or snow-packed trails.
  • Hikes on snow-packed trails, or snowshoe or ski trips, up to 3 miles per day with climbs up to 250 feet.
  • Brisk hiking, snowshoeing, or skiing up to 5 miles per day with climbs up to 500 feet, including some trail-breaking in snow.
  • Brisk aerobic snowshoeing or skiing up to 8 miles per day with climbs up to 1000 feet; or steep, rugged, off-trail skiing or snowshoeing—including breaking trail in variable snow conditions.
  • Brisk aerobic snowshoeing or skiing up to 12 miles per day with climbs up to 1500 feet; or steep, rugged, off-trail skiing or snowshoeing—including breaking trail in variable snow conditions.