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Schedule your own customized PACKING SCHOOL or participate in one of our scheduled classes! PROFESSIONAL PACKING SCHOOL Packing Fundamentals 6 days June 24-29, 2013 $895 Meet Rock Creek Pack Station Backcountry itinerary at Tamarack/Hilton with emphasis on mastering hitches, packing techniques and management of livestock and people to minimize impact on wilderness. PROFESSIONAL PACKING SCHOOL Advanced Packing in the Wilderness (section 2) 6 days June 30 - July 5, 2013 $895 This trip is operated by the Mt. Whitney Pack Train Meet at Horseshoe Meadows—a six day traveling educational pack trip into the Golden Trout Wilderness Emphasis on moving camps, wrangling and feeding livestock on the extended wilderness pack trip.
Check here for new clinic dates and times. Throughout the Spring, Summer and Fall we will be having the Packing Guiding and Outfitting School . Subjects Covered: Saddle Fitting; Learn the basics of saddle fitting and rider balance.
T here’s nothing quite like seeing the wilderness on horseback. We’ll take you from the NOLS-owned and -operated Three Peaks Ranch into the wilderness of the Wind River Range and immerse you in the basics of Western horsepacking skills—care and feeding, horse behavior and herd dynamics, tack, saddling, and riding—and other unique experiences of packing and traveling with horses. You’ll care for your saddle horse and work together with a partner to load and lead your packhorse. You’ll also be in charge of your own wellbeing in the backcountry, learning how to choose a good campsite and cook a good meal. Share this wilderness experience not only with your fellow students and instructors, but also with the worthy companionship of horses. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>