Winter Yellowstone and Grand Teton Photo Adventure

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Experience Yellowstone and Grand Teton like never before in this exclusive winter photography adventure.

Every nature and wildlife photographer wants to shoot Yellowstone in winter. Add the Grand Tetons and the National Elk Refuge and you have the most amazing winter photography workshop ever offered!

Each day will offer incredible opportunities for winter photography of wildlife and landscapes. Species may include, Moose, Wolves, Bison, Elk, Coyote, Red Fox, Pronghorn, Deer, Big Horn Sheep, and River Otters.

Our landscapes will include the Grand Tetons, Snake River, Old Faithful, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone Falls, Geyser Basin, Mammoth Hot Springs, the Lamar Valley and other spectacular icons of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

Cost

$5900 double occupancy, single supplement $900. All inclusive.

$1,000 deposit is due at sign up. Deposit payments may be made by credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards. You can pay for the $1,000 deposit by clicking on the "Buy Now" button on this page to secure your place.

$4,900 to be paid as soon as possible. The latest date to pay the $4,900 remainder is 75 days prior to departure. If final payment is not received when due, we reserve the right to treat your reservation as canceled and will offer your seat to the next person on the waiting list. This $4,900 payment must be paid via bank transfer (wire transfer). Bank information will be forwarded to all those who have paid the initial deposit.

All trip fees are quoted in US dollars and must be paid in US dollars.

8 Days - Arrive January 26 - Depart February 3 2013

Maximum 8 participants makes for a more personal workshop.

This is an all inclusive workshop. It includes lodging, transportation, snow coaches, and meals. We will start and end in Jackson Wyoming.

Itinerary: (subject to adjustments)

If you fly, Jackson Hole Airport, JAC, is about 12 miles from Jackson, WY. Jackson Hole is the valley and Jackson is the town. We can arrange pick up if needed.

Day 1

Arrive in Jackson, Wy no meals

Orientation dinner that night. No Host.

Day 2

We will spend this day touring the Jackson area including a sleigh ride into the National Elk Refuge. This will be a highlight of this workshop and should provide excellent photo ops of elk and other wildlife. BLD

Day 3

On the road early to get the morning light on the snow covered Grand Tetons, photograph the Snake River and wildlife along the way to Flagg Ranch where we will board our snow coach for an adventurous ride to Old Faithfull. BLD

Day 4

Today we photograph Old Faithful and the surrounding area. Plenty to see and do. With luck bison will be laying about the geysers. BLD

Day 5

We board our private snow coach and head to the Geyser Basin for scenic and wildlife photography on our way to Mammoth Hot Springs. Overnight in Gardner MT. BLD

Day 6

We will tour the northern range in search of wolves, magnificent scenics, and other wildlife. We will overnight in Cooke City. BLD

Day 7

More adventures await in the Lamar Valley with the chance of winter wolves, bison, sheep, pronghorn and more winter scenics. Overnight in Gardner. BLD

Day 8

Today will be a long day of photography and travel via snow coach. We will keep a keen eye for those last chance images of wildlife and winter landscapes on our way back to Flagg Ranch where our vehicles await for our last leg to Jackson. BLD

Day 9

Depart Jackson. Cards filled with images. Brains filled with memories. Hearts filled with life.

What is not included

Airfare to Jackson and return. Meals on days of arrival and departure. Alcohol, and items of a personal nature.

Gratuities for our guides and drivers.

Cancellation Policy

  • You will learn

    • Best winter locations for wildlife and landscape photography
    • Daily photo guidance by professional photographer
  • What to bring

  • Required

    • A complete packing list will be provided upon registration.
    • Prepare for cold.
  • What is provided

    • Expert wildlife and winter photography instruction from Jim Stamates.
    • All Transportation from Jackson WY
    • 8 Nights Lodging,
    • All Meals during workshop
    • This is a first class tour. Our guides will take care of all your needs and are very knowledgeable in the natural history of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.
  • Venue Information

      Please check your venue by specific city area location.

 

Winter in Yellowstone and Grand Teton from private snow coaches. Cancellation policy: If you cancel more than 30 days before the workshop, we will refund your tuition except for a $525 fee. If you cancel less than 30 days before the workshop, we will refund 50% of the tuition. If you cancel less than 7 days before the workshop, we offer no refund.

 

Winter Yellowstone and Grand Teton Photo Adventure workshops are provided in the following locations:

City Area Date Instructor Price (Member) Price (Non-Member)
Jackson, WY 26-JAN-2013 Jim Stamates $1000 $1125 Sold out

Member prices are only applicable to Nikonians Silver, Gold and Platinum Members. Non-members can register as Nikonians members here. Nikonians Basic members can upgrade the membership level here. Membership payments help sustain the growth of the Nikonians community and its services such as the Nikonians Academy.