S.H.E.A.R. is a non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating field trips and research visits to the Death Valley region. We offer inexpensive lodging for students and faculty in the small town of Shoshone, California, in the Amargosa Valley, just east of Death Valley National Park.
S.H.E.A.R. facilities include 2 main buildings, 2 bunkhouses, and 2 permanent trailers. The trailers usually include a slow but functional internet connection. The facilities can comfortably accommodate groups as large as 22 students. One of the main buildings has a large kitchen and common area for meals, meetings, socializing, and study. The other main building has a shower and two guestrooms with bunk beds; one of the rooms can accommodate six people, the other can accomodate up to 4. Each bunkhouse has a shower and can accommodate 6 people. Each trailer has 2 rooms, a shower, a kitchen, and comfortable living area.
Rates As of April, 2011 rates are $8.00 per person per night for a maximum of $80/night for the main buildings and bunkhouses. The trailers are $40/night and are reserved for faculty only.
Reservations For reservations contact Dr. Darrel Cowan (darrel -at- u.washington.edu). It is generally best to make reservations several months in advance.