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Wildlife Tracking Horse Pack Trips In The Chilcotin Mountains

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Traverse The Chilcotin Mountain Range On Horseback And Participate In Wildlife Tracking And Conservation Projects

Overview

Escape the modern world and explore the hidden valleys, rugged canyons, and mountain rivers of the Pacific Mountain Range while learning to track wildlife and learn about their habitats.

Highlights

  • Learn to saddle your horse and get involved in horse care
  • Learn to track and identify wildlife and learn about their habits and habitats
  • Ride historic mountain trails through wildflower meadows into the alpine
  • A wilderness full of adventure and confidence-building challenges
  • Connect with nature and yourself and help others do the same
  • Join in real conservation projects such as population counts and invasive species management
  • The opportunity to gain a fresh perspective on your life’s purpose

These guided wildlife tracking horse pack trips will take you through the rugged wilderness of Chilcotin Park to learn more about the nature around you and within you. Each of these wildlife tracking trips provide you with hands-on experience in wildlife identification, behavior and habitats and conservation projects. This allows you to make your contribution to conservation, grow and gain a new perspective on life that can’t always be found in busy city streets.

  • Personal Experience
  • Trusted Tour Operator
  • Small group
  • Expert guides
Availability May - Aug
Duration 5 / 7 days
Departs From CHILCOTIN RANCH, BC
Difficulty Easy Suitable for most people in fair condition.
Group maximum 20 people
Minimum age 12 years
Meet on Location Yes
Pick Up Yes

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  • International number: +1 778 348 1676

Availability (2024): Mid May-end of August.
Based on double occupancy.

Canadian Wildlife Tracking and Conservation Pack Trip:
5 day tour - $2750 per person / CAD
7 day tour - $3800 per person / CAD

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What's Included

Included

  • Accommodations (ranch and camp)
  • All meals
  • Horses and all riding equipment
  • Guide

What to bring

  • Sleeping Bag
  • Personal clothing and gear (a recommended clothing & equipment list will be provided)

Not Included

  • 5% Wilderness Stewardship Contribution Surcharge
  • Transport from Vancouver to the ranch and back is available for an additional cost

Contact us for more Information about this tour

INTERNATIONAL NUMBER: +1 778 348 1676

You can also send an email to info@adventures.com, or use the contact form here below.

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Itinerary

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Information

happy hikers on a mountain in canada

These multi-day horseback riding tours will take you across the wilderness of the Pacific Mountain range in 5- or 7-day trips. During the trip, you’ll camp under the sky of the South Chilcotin Mountains, have lunch in the shade of towering mountains, and pick wildflowers in the tranquil river valley.

The focus of these tours is on wildlife tracking, observation and identification. You will have the opportunity to learn about the habits of numerous wildlife species in the area including black bears, grizzly bears, mountain goats, moose, bighorn sheep, mule deer, wolves, eagles and marmots.

Day 1: On these wildlife tracking horse pack trip, arrive at the ranch and enjoy lunch in our historic lodge. Then meet your horse, learn how to saddle, take a short ride to prepare for tomorrow and review the trip itinerary with your guides. Overnight at the ranch.

Day 2: Early next morning bring in your horses, saddle your riding horse, learn to pack the pack horses then ride out to camp. Scout for wildlife at prime spots along the way. Unsaddle and stake your horses in the wildflower meadows, cook dinner over the campfire and enjoy the night in your wall tent, allowing you to stay close to nature throughout the trip. Overnight at the camp.

Day 3: The next morning ride out at sunrise to check for tracks and scout for wildlife in their prime locations. Learn about where to find each species and their behaviors. Return to camp for breakfast, or make a fire and cook on the trail. Enjoy a day ride to the mountain tops and learn more about the flora and fauna. Record every animal you see in our wildlife sightings form to contribute to habitat and population management.

Remove invasive species and collect data along the way such as grizzly hair from rub trees for DNA analysis. Return to camp for dinner, then ride out at sunset for one last wildlife check.

Day 4: The next day, pack up camp and ride back to the ranch, looking for wildlife and tracks along the way. Overnight at the ranch.

Day 5: On your final morning, learn how to do bareback riding, archery and biathlon target shooting before lunch with a final review of the week’s adventure.

group of hikers resting on a trail

Day 1: On these wildlife tracking horse pack trip, arrive at the ranch and enjoy lunch in our historic lodge. Then meet your horse, learn how to saddle, take a short ride to prepare for tomorrow and review the trip itinerary with your guides. Overnight at the ranch.

Day 2: Early next morning bring in your horses, saddle your riding horse, learn to pack the pack horses then ride out to camp. Scout for wildlife at prime spots along the way. Unsaddle and stake your horses in the wildflower meadows, cook dinner over the campfire and enjoy the night in your wall tent, allowing you to stay close to nature throughout the trip. Overnight at the camp.

hiker looking over a mountain range

Day 3-5: The next morning ride out at sunrise to check for tracks and scout for wildlife in their prime locations. Learn about where to find each species and their behaviors. Return to camp for breakfast, or make a fire and cook on the trail. Enjoy a day ride to the mountain tops and learn more about the flora and fauna. Record every animal you see in our wildlife sightings form to contribute to habitat and population management.

Remove invasive species and collect data along the way such as grizzly hair from rub trees for DNA analysis. Return to camp for dinner, then ride out at sunset for one last wildlife check. Two more days scouting for wildlife, returning to spots where you saw wildlife the day before, or trying somewhere new. Overnight at the cam

Day 6: The next day, pack up camp and ride back to the ranch, looking for wildlife and tracks along the way. Overnight at the ranch.

Day 7: On your final morning, learn how to do bareback riding, archery and biathlon target shooting before lunch with a final review of the week’s adventure.

Payment Details

Deposit and Taxes

  • Pricing does not include: 5.00% GST.
  • A 50% deposit is required to hold your reservation.
  • Balance of payment is due 90 days before trip commencement.

CANCELLATION POLICY & DETAILS
Deposits are non-refundable. 90 day cancellation policy.