Pack Trips

We offer a wide variety of trips to fit your abilities and desires. The trips we offer range from 2 to 10 days. You can do a base camp trip and explore the region around there or do a progressive trip and travel to several new camp sites during your trip. Travel on horses up mountain valleys and across mountain passes, and let the beauty take your breath away. Then set camp next to some of the most pristine lakes and rivers. We ride an average of 4 to 5 hours a day and cover 10 to 15 miles per day.

Our camps are clean and comfortable, sleeping tents are made of waterproof canvas and offer sleeping pads. A solar shower is available and a latrine is set up at every campsite. Canvas flies and tarps will offer shelter from sun and the occasional rain shower. Sit around the campfire in camp chairs and enjoy the camaraderie of friends and family, telling jokes and stories of days gone by; maybe even sing along to an occasional cowboy song. Cooks will prepare meals over the fire and on a propane stove and are served buffet style. Enjoy entrees like steaks, pork tenderloin, chicken, burgers, spaghetti for dinner, as well as all the fixings; light appetizers and snacks are included as well. Wake up to a breakfast with old fashioned cowboy coffee, bacon, eggs, sausage, pancakes and more. Lunches are usually on-the-go (we are out on the trail exploring) and consist of sandwiches, chips, granola bars and candy bars.

Stationary Trips

On stationary trips, we travel to a base camp area and stay in that camp for the duration of our trip. We day ride, hike, fish and explore from there. This is a very relaxing trip. These trips are great for corporate getaways. Trips range from 2 to 10 days.

Progressive Trips

Cody to Jackson

This is an 8 day trip that travels through the Waskakie and Bridger-Teton wilderness. We move camp 4 to 5 of the days and camp in some of the prettiest places on earth. With a chance of seeing wildlife like deer, elk, moose, bears and wolves, this is a great trip for photography and unparalleled scenic views. Travel through the most remote areas in the lower 48 states, cross the Continental Divide, ride past historic mountain cabins and the headwaters of the Yellowstone River. We start in Cody and finish near Jackson or start in Jackson and finish in Cody. Trips are done July through August

Cody to Dubois loop

This trip is 10 days in duration and starts and finishes in Cody. We take you through four different mountain passes and ride into the vast valleys and through the head waters of three major rivers. We make a big loop down into the Wind River Range and travel through country that the Shoshone Sheepeater Indians inhabited. Travel 6 out of 10 days. Trips offered mid-July thru August.

Marston trip

This is a 8-day trip that travels up the Southfork of the Shoshone and goes over Marston pass to the Buffalo Plateau. From there, it drops into the head waters of the Yellowstone River, past Younts Peak and then down Majo Pass into the vast Thorofare River Valley and back out Deer Creek to Cody. This is a great trip for viewing sheep, elk & grizzly bears. Trips taken late July & August.

Cody to Dubois

This is a 5-day trip that travels up the Southfork of the Shoshone and over Shoshone Pass, down the Dunoir to Dubois, moving camp 4 of the 5 days. Explore the same trails that famous horse thieves and trappers traveled.

We also offer many other 5 to 10-day trips. Have a specific place you want to see? Let us know and we will do our best to get you there. Want us to plan an off the beaten path trip for you? We can do that too!

Horse Supported Backpacking

Don't want to ride horses or pack those heavy backpacking loads but still want to explore the wilderness? We have the trip for you! We pack your gear on horses, plus set up a nice camp and have the same great meals our horse trips enjoy. We are very accommodating and travel as far or as little as you want to move. You get to sit back and enjoy the quietness of the mountains. These are self-guided trips and you can choose whether to stay at a base camp or travel to different camps during your trip We will meet at a prearranged destination where camp will be waiting for you. These trips vary from 2 to 10 days. GPS/InReach highly recommended. Ask us about resupply services for backpacking trips.

Yellowstone National Park Trips

We are excited to offer pack trips throughout Yellowstone National Park. We will access backcountry areas in one of the first, most fascinating and dynamic National Parks in the world. Explore Yellowstone off the beaten path, away from the crowds. Enjoy the same luxuries we offer on our regular pack trips. In order to operate in the park, we must reserve campsites in advance. Prior planning is necessary so that we can have the appropriate campsites for your desired trip. Yellowstone National Park offers some of the most phenomenal fishing opportunities for Yellowstone Native Cutthroat Trout. We are also able to customize these trips and incorporate other areas to visit, along with trips inside the park. We even offer a trip that explores some of the more remote, historic and primitive cabins in the region. Please contact us for more details.

Corporate/Group Retreats

These trips are for groups of friends, families, work colleagues and men’s and women’s groups. They are also a great venue for outdoor groups to get together and enjoy a common interest. Sharing this experience is an incredible way to reconnect and bond with old and new friends. These trips are typically set at one base camp but we can tailor the trip to suit your groups’ needs. Enjoy horseback riding, fishing, hiking, and great conversation around the campfire.

Drop camps

We offer drop camps in certain areas, including Yellowstone National Park. Please contact us for more information.

Day Rides and Day Fishing Trips

We offer 2- hour, 4 -hour and full-day trail rides as well as full-day fishing trips. Spend the day trail riding and if desired, fishing and fly fishing the rivers and streams in the Washakie area in Wyoming.
These are perfect for people who don’t have time for an extended trip, but still want to take in Wyoming’s beauty on horseback and even cast a line! Contact us for more information

Carl Sauerwein 3348 Northfork Hwy
Cody, WY 82414 (307) 250-0076 Email Us