Horseback Pack Trips in Idaho

Horseback Pack Trips in Idaho

Pioneer leads the industry in professional packing and camping, operating in the White Cloud Wilderness.  We provide wholesome home-cooked meals and plenty of it, including real dutch oven main dishes and desserts.  Your food won't be boiled or fried with cheap aluminum cookware.

Entrees Include: rib-eye steaks, grilled chicken, pork chop, tri-tip, dutch oven pork tenderloin, and lasagna

Breakfast Includes: classics blueberry pancakes, cinnamon french toast, Dutch oven breakfast (biscuits and gravy) and the coffee pot is always full.  

*If you prefer a lighter fare just let us know

All back-country trips include multiple opportunities to fish. Take a look at the pack trips below and what is included. If you have any other questions don't be afraid to give us a call.

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Base Camp Pack Trips Idaho

$375 Per Person/Day - 4 Person 3 Day Minimum

  • Riding horses into one of our two base camps:
    • Chamberlain lakes (at the base of Castle peak the most photographed peak in the state)
    • Champion lakes
  • Perfect for families with children and beginners
  • Also ideal for large groups of 16-18 guests
  • In case of bad weather, this camp allows groups to keep warm and out of the weather, in our heated cook tent. Camp is already set up and has more comforts of home for example a tented outhouse
  • Fully catered
Idaho Fishing Trips

Back Country Fishing Trips Idaho

$450 Per Person/Day - 4 Person Minimum

For the true fisherman. Big Boulder chain lakes, Little Boulder chain lakes Chamberlain lakes, and Champion Lakes offer the best fishing you will find in the entire SNRA. It's a beautiful thing to find yourself fishing the crystal clear waters of the White Cloud Wilderness.  Don't forget your float tube. We pack you in on horseback as far as the horses can go, and then guide you on foot, to very high remote rarely fished mountain lakes, some being over 10,000 feet in elevation. Guests easily catch fish either fly fishing or spinner fishing. Fishing trips are also fully catered leaving you the time to enjoy the lakes, streams, and the beauty of the mountains.

Spot Packs

$170 Per Pack/Riding Animal

$200 Per Packer

$900 Minimum Per Day Packing

Perfect for:
  • Any group who wishes to enjoy the wilderness without guides and cooks.  
  • Great Backpackers that can't carry the weight anymore
  • parents wanting to teach their kids how to camp.

Guests have their choice of campsites(anywhere in the White Cloud Wilderness) We pack you in and drop you off, then we return at a prearranged time, or you may choose to hike out yourself.

This trip takes a little more detail and explanation so don't hesitate to call. Big and Little Boulder Chain Lakes requires a $100 (2 hours each way) trucking fee per day.

*Note-it is the same price no matter how long you stay.

Hiking with Pack Stock

Hiking with Pack Stock

*If you don't get along with horses this trip is for you.

$290 Per Person/Day Base Camp

$340 Per Person/Day Roving Trip - 4 Person Minimum

Enjoy the beauty of the White Cloud Wilderness on foot, but without the heavy loads. Hiking into your choice of campsites, with just you and a day pack.  Enjoy all of the comforts of a professional camp, amazing food, and the ability to pack extra personal gear.  Leave everything else to us we do all of the work, pack all of the gear, and cook all of the meals. No riding involved.

Riding with Pack Stock

*You can bring your own horses

$320 Per Person/Day - 4 Person Minimum. *Base Camp price, there may be additional charges depending on destinations and campsites.

Another fully catered trip enabling guests to use their own horses, it offers you your choice of campsites. We tailor this trip to your group and riding style, ensuring the most out of your backcountry experience.  All you need to do is drop us your personal gear and we will meet you at a designated camp.  We will have camp set up and ready for you when you arrive maximizing your time spent enjoying the beautiful White Cloud Wilderness.

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Riding restrictions include anyone under 6 years of age and guests weighing over 250 pounds.  Exceptions are sometimes made on weight if you are exceptionally tall. 

*All trips require a 40% security deposit and are subject to Idaho sales tax and a 3% Forest Service use fee. Some trips require additional charges. (Example: trucking fees, equipment rental, etc.) Gratuity is also not included.

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