Arrive in Jackson Hole, Wyoming by 6 pm for a trip orientation as well as a fantastic meet and greet dinner. We’ll go over camera gear and itinerary. Our hotel has a complimentary airport shuttle.
This morning we will arise early as we set out to photograph the Teton Range before sunrise at one of the iconic locations. Later we’ll grab breakfast in town and then cruise for wildlife.
Hiking mileage: 2-4 miles, minimal elevation gain
We’ll arise early again to photograph the Tetons from another location before heading back to our lodge, grabbing a quick breakfast and then making the drive up through Grand Teton National Park towards Yellowstone. This evening we will photograph Geyser Hill as well as Old Faithful and stay at the historic Old Faithful Lodge.
Hiking mileage: 4-7 miles, 200 ft elevation gain, and loss
Our morning shoot will be at Grand Prismatic and the Midway Geyser Basin. We’ll have an opportunity to photograph several different geothermal areas including Black Sand Basin and the Fountain Paint Pots. Today we will do a hike out to an impressive Geyser Field and a beautiful mountain waterfall. This evening we will explore the Firehole and Madison River areas looking for wildlife.
Hiking mileage: 5.4 miles, minimal elevation gain and loss
Today we’ll hike to Lone Star Geyser then pack up and head out to Lamar Valley for wildlife viewing. We’ll spend the night in historic Cooke City, Montana which will give us ample access to the wildlife in Lamar.
Hiking mileage: 1-3 miles, 300 feet elevation gain and loss
This morning we will rise early in search of wildlife and then go checkout the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. We will take a siesta and then head out to Hayden Valley for wildlife viewing this evening.
We’ll do some wildlife viewing in the morning before making our way back towards Grand Teton National Park. We’ll celebrate a fantastic trip in downtown Jackson Hole on our last night.
We will do one more morning shoot of the Teton Range before saying good-bye. Flights home out of Jackson Hole can be arranged any time after 11am.
Please note that the exact sequence of the itineraries on all photography trips will be based on weather and lighting conditions. The goal on these trips is to make sure we are at the right place at the right time for the perfect light on our subjects. Also, itineraries can change for a variety of other circumstances including floods, forest fires, national park closures, road closures and more.