What to Read

  • Read all conference papers


What to Pack

  • Winter gloves, hat and scarf
  • Long underwear
  • Warm socks
  • Hiking boots or trail boots if you plan to go hiking or snowshoeing
  • Swimwear for Sun Valley Lodge’s heated outdoor pool


 Tips and Weather Report

Arrange travel to Sun Valley.

There are two travelling options to get to Sun Valley. Out-of-state visitors will want to either (A) fly all the way or (B) fly as far as Boise, ID, and from there, travel to Sun Valley by road (a journey of approximately 2.75 hours).

Option A | Fly Direct

Flying to Sun Valley

Sun Valley is served by the Friedman Memorial Airport in nearby Hailey, ID.  There are direct daily flights to it from Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Salt Lake City. The Sun Valley Resort offers a complimentary guest resort shuttle for transportation from/to Friedman Memorial Airport and the Sun Valley Resort. More information on flights to Sun Valley may be found here.


 Van Rides From Sun Valley Airport

Fill out this form if you want a free van ride from the Sun Valley (Friedman Memorial) Airport to the Sun Valley Lodge.

Option B | Fly to Boise

Ground Transportation from Boise to Sun Valley and back: (3 Options)


Option 1:  INPC free van rides

The conference will provide free van rides for as many as 20 participants from the Boise Airport to the Sun Valley Resort before 6pm  on Monday, March 13  and from Sun Valley back to Boise before 10am on and Friday, March 17.  If you would like to secure a seat on one of these vans (in either direction), reserve a spot by clicking the reservation link below.


Option 2: Private Shuttles

The Sun Valley Express departs from the Boise airport at 3:30pm daily and departs from Sun Valley Lodge at 8:30am daily. The cost is $69 each way per person, or $60 each way per person if you book for a party of 4 or more. Advance tickets may be purchased by calling Sun Valley Express at (877) 622-8267 / (208) 622-8267 or going online to *Tickets also may be purchased on the bus at time of departure on a space available basis.


 Option 3:  Renting a Car

You can rent a car at the Boise Airport, but it is probably a good idea to book one in advance. If you are interested in sharing a rental car with others, post a message on the INPC Rental Carpool Forum below.


 Book Your Room

Book your room at Sun Valley Resort by calling Sun Valley Reservations at 1-800-786-8259. Be sure to tell them that you are part of the INPC Metaphysics on the Mountain conference in order to get the special conference rate.