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BANFF TRAIL RIDERS – Backcountry Trips

BanffTrailRider tmbWe’ve been helping travelers explore the wilderness on horseback since 1962. It’s a tradition we’re proud of.

It’s also why we provide travelers with over 12 unique backcountry trips. Choose between our lodge or tent accommodation, from overnight to six day’s of adventure. Join one of our artist workshops or discover our how amazing fishing in some of our remote lakes and steams can be. Contact us at 1-403-762-4551



Experience western hospitality in Alberta through a family owned and operated working cattle and horse ranch.  The ranch is home to 50 head of horses and 100 head of cattle.  Hands on activities include but not limited to lots of riding, cattle handling and checking, ranch roping basics, working with horses in harness, and general care of livestock.

Includes 1 night accommodation, meals and ranch activities. Contact: Dale&Wendy Bradshaw, 1-403-224-3082,


SIERRA WEST CABINS – Frontier Cattle Drive

“Saddle up” and ride with the Sierra West wranglers on our Frontier Cattle Drive!  Your trip will  take you through some of the most scenic mountain countryside nestled close to the base of the majestic Livingstone Mountain Range in Southwestern Alberta. Step back in time and experience a taste of the “Old West” as we ride the open ranges, drive cattle, indulge in down home country cooking and tell yarns & sing songs around the campfire.  You will marvel at the breath-taking scenery, serenity of nature and the comradeship of fellow horsemen. July 13 & 14, 2013 and Aug 10 & 11, 2013.

Includes 2 days/ 2 nights, accommodation, meals and riding.

Contact:  Randy & Ginny Donahue, 1-403-628-2431,


LUCASIA RANCH – Rawhide Package

Get away from it all and gain  an inside view of an authentic working family ranch…ride the foothills, check cattle, help with feeding the animals, learn to rope the dummy or just kick back and relax in the peace and quiet of mother nature.

Includes 7 days/ 6 nights, accommodation, meals and riding program. Contact: Wayne and Judy Lucas, 1-403-625-2295,


OUTPOST AT WARDEN ROCK – Backcountry Adventure

The Outpost’s 4-6 day Horseback Adventure package features stagecoach transportation in the tradition of  the Old West to our mountain hideaway on the Red Deer River, smack dab in the middle of breathtakingly beautiful Banff National Park and the Ya Ha Tinda Ranch. Daily guided horseback riding tailored to our guests, mouth-watering gourmet ranch- style meals, cozy cabin accommodation, and wonderful western hospitality all included! Our little bit of heaven is off the beaten path, yet truly “the civilized way to leave civilization!”® Includes  accommodation, meals and riding. Contact: Julie Leavens, 1-403-762-2767,