Field Trips

Please note that the field trips require a minimum of 8 people if there are fewer than 8 participants the field trip cost will be refunded to those registered.

Nevada Hard Rock Underground Mine Tour at Barrickā€™s Meikle Mine

Wednesday & Thursday, June 20 & 21, 2012

Departure: Wednesday, June 20, 2:00 pm from University Guesthouse
Overnight Stay at arranged hotel in Elko, Nevada
Return: Thursday, June 21 to the University Guesthouse
Cost covers transportation, hotel and mine tour

Trona Mine - Wyoming

Wednesday & Thursday, June 20 & 21, 2012
Solvay Trona Mine Tour

Departure: Wednesday, June 20, 2:00 pm from University Guesthouse
Overnight Stay: The Little America in Wyoming
Return: Thursday, June 21 to the University Guesthouse
Cost covers transportation, hotel and mine tour

Rio Tinto-Kennecott Bingham Canyon Mine

Thursday, June 21, 2012
Visitor Center & Mine Tour

Day trip with departure from University Guesthouse at a time to be announced at registration.
In-mine tour including visits to underground development areas not normally open to tourists and mine visitors.