Travel Information: Montana 2022

Please note: the information on this page is color coded to help you easily find the information that is relevant to you based on whether you are joining us for the full event or a partial week.

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ARRIVAL

ARRIVAL by Car

[ ] FULL EVENT: Arrive at the Montana Lodge any time after 3 pm on Friday, Sept 2.

[ ] PARTIAL WEEK: Arrive any time after 10 am at the Montana Lodge if your arrival is
Monday, Sept 5 or Thursday, Sept 8.

ARRIVAL by Plane

[ ] Book your flight to ARRIVE at the SPOKANE International Airport, Spokane WA

*** It is highly advised you arrive in Spokane the DAY BEFORE the retreat and stay at a hotel. Be there well ahead of time. Any delays on the day of driving to the retreat might have you miss
the car-shuttle and leave you responsible for finding your own transportation.

The car-shuttle leaves Spokane at 10am. Your promptness is required!

ARRIVING THE DAY BEFORE (advised)

If you choose to arrive the DAY BEFORE the retreat and stay at a hotel (advised):

[ ] FULL EVENT: Book your flight to ARRIVE on Thursday, Sept 1

[] Book your hotel for Thursday, Sept 1:

  • Suggestion: book a hotel with a free shuttle service to and from the airport, otherwise you will need to get a taxi/Uber/Lyft.

[ ] Be ready to leave at 10:00am on Friday, Sept 2 for the retreat car-shuttle.

You will be responsible for your own transportation if you miss this!

[ ] PARTIAL WEEK: Book your flight to ARRIVE on Sunday Sept 4 or Wednesday Sept 7.

[ ] Book your hotel for Sunday, Sept 4, or Wednesday, Sept 7

  • Suggestion: book a hotel with a free shuttle service to and from the airport, otherwise you will need to get a taxi/Uber/Lyft.

[ ] Be ready to leave at 10:00am on Monday, Sept 5 or Thursday, Sept 8 for the retreat car shuttle.

You will be responsible for your own transportation if you miss this!

ARRIVING THE DAY OF (NOT advised)

If you choose a flight that arrives the DAY OF the retreat (NOT advised):

[ ] FULL EVENT: Book your flight to ARRIVE in Spokane by 7 am on Friday, Sept 2.

[ ] Be fully ready to leave at 10:00am on Friday, Sept 2 for the retreat car-shuttle

You will be responsible for your own transportation if you miss this!

[ ] PARTIAL WEEK: Book your flight to ARRIVE in Spokane by 7 am on Sept 5 or Sept 8.

[ ] Be fully ready to leave at 10:00am on Sept 5 or 8 for the retreat car-shuttle

You will be responsible for your own transportation if you miss this!

SNACKS and GROCERY Pick Up

[] ALL ATTENDEES

[ ] If you want some of your own food options at the retreat, place a pick up order at the Ponderay, Idaho Wal-Mart.

[ ] Place your order ONE day before your retreat arrival date [Sept 2, 5, or 8], but no earlier than THREE days before your arrival.

DEPARTURE

DEPARTURE by Car

[] ALL ATTENDEES

[ ] Leave the lodge any time before 10 am on your last day.

DEPARTURE by Plane

If you choose to depart ON the last day of the retreat:

If you are taking the car-shuttle, be sure to add lots of time to your travel plans. We may not leave the Lodge until nearly noon. It is a scenic 2.5 hour drive to Spokane. You will need extra time to get into the airport and check in ahead of your flight time. Do not rush yourself when scheduling a flight.

[ ] FULL EVENT: Book a departing flight from Spokane any time after 5pm on Sept 11.

[ ] Be ready to leave the lodge by noon on Sept 11.

[ ] PARTIAL WEEK: Book a departing flight from Spokane any time after 5pm on Monday Sept 5 or Thursday, Sept 8.

[ ] If you are using the car-shuttle, be ready to leave the lodge by 7am on Monday, Sept 5 or Thursday, Sept 8.

If you choose to depart the DAY AFTER the retreat:

[ ] FULL EVENT: Have a hotel booked for Sunday, Sept 11

[ ] Have your plane leave at whatever time you prefer on Monday, Sept 12

[ ] PARTIAL WEEK: Have a hotel booked for either Monday, Sept 5, or Thursday, Sept 8

[ ] Have your plane leave at whatever time you prefer on Tuesday, Sept 6, or Friday, Sept 9