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Learn to Pack in the Backcountry 

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General Packing Skills 

  • 5 day - 4 night trip

  • Learn the basics of riding and saddling, choosing stock suitable to use in the backcountry, supplies to carry, and various packing practices

Topics covered include: 

  • Learn how to saddle horses and mules 

  • Learn how to manti and pack loads on decker saddles 

  • Learn how to care for stock in the backcountry; from feeding to highlines and hobbles to equine first aid 

  • Gain experience leading a string of mules in the backcountry

 

  • No prior backcountry or horse experience is needed. The week will be tailored to fit the needs and experience of the individuals. 

  • Our talented and experienced packers are ready to answer any questions you might have and share their knowledge and passion for packing with you

  • Meals, tents, and cots are provided 

 

Cost: $2,500 / person 

All pack trips require a non-refundable $1,500 deposit to hold your spot 

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Military Training 

  • 5 day - 4 night trip 

  • Similar to the basics of general packing skills class

  • In addition, we will go into further detail on skills specifically related to what you might need to pack and know related to horsemanship while deployed. For example, practicing navigation skills while on horseback or dragging a stretcher. 

  • Meals, tents, and cots are provided 

 

Cost: contact for more details 

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