Trails West Conference May 16-18, 2022 UPDATE!!!


News Flash #1…We had 15 rooms reserved a few days ago for 26 people!


News Flash #2…Yahoo, western wear is appropriate and period costumes on Tuesday evening are highly encouraged.

Now that is a Dude and Dudet!

Trails West is pleased to announce our  Spring Conference from May 16th to May 18th at the Carson Valley Inn in Gardnerville, Nevada.  The cost for the conference and banquet is $35 per attendee. 


Please act quickly since the Room/RV reservation deadline is April 13th and the Conference Banquet Registration is May 6th.


There will be presentations by:

  • Ed Otto – Trails West President will be giving a welcoming address

  • Jim Bonar – The Mormon Battalion of 1846: Who Were They?

  • Bill Holmes – Archeological project at the Johnson Ranch. 1846 Army Fort, Camp Far West in Wheatland CA

  • Tami Force – Carson Trail and Ghost Towns

  • Dave Freeman – a presentation on the End of the Lassen Trail


There are two tours which you can take on two separate days.

  • Tour A – Fort Churchill, Buckland Station, Carson River Trail, Stockton Wells and Dayton led by Delia Greenhalgh

  • Tour B – Snowshoe Thompson Cave, Emigrant markings, Carson Pass Odd Fellows camp and Devils Ladder. Led by Steve Knight and Tami Force


We also have a Board of Directors meeting, reception and banquet with entertainment provided by Sourdough Slim.


For more information please click on our conference link flyer and registration form.