25 – 29 June 2018, Santa Fe, New Mexico
La Fonda on the Plaza
The 18th Conference on Mountain Meteorology was hosted by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the Committee on Mountain Meteorology.
All sponsors will receive recognition on the conference website, conference program and signage at event sponsored.
Excursion to Valles Caldera National Preserve and Los Alamos
The afternoon excursion on Wednesday, June 27th, included a visit to the Valles Caldera, a 1.25 million year super volcano collapsed crater that is now a National Park Service National Preserve, followed by a visit to the town of Los Alamos. The agenda was as follows:
Buses will be outside the La Fonda hotel at 12:00 pm. Buses will leave no later than 12:15, so please make sure you are on the bus before then.
Lunch on bus (catered by Sirphey Restaurant in Los Alamos).
Arrive at Valles Caldera at ~1:45 pm.
Valles Caldera ranger-led talk/tour, possibility of a ranger-led hike 2:00-3:45 pm.
Leave for Los Alamos ~4:00 pm.
Arrive Los Alamos ~4:30 pm.
Unquarked wine bar, Los Alamos National Lab historian talk and refreshments of choice* ~5:00 pm
Buses depart back to Santa Fe (6:00 pm)
Valles Caldera is at an elevation 11,253 ft (~3430 m), and thus should be a bit cooler than Santa Fe; please dress appropriately.
*paid for by individual participants
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