Looking for a unique adventure that will have you exploring secret corners of the San Juan Mountains? Telluride Academy is proud to partner with Circle K Outfitters for a distinctive experience on horseback that will transport you to several remote backcountry camps scattered throughout the San Juan Wilderness. Your pack-trip expedition will start near Rico, Colorado where we will meet the wranglers and guides that will safely lead us into this remote and rugged part of the state. We will be introduced to our horses, learn the methods of packing panniers as well as the art of "shoeing" our equestrian companions. Our first two nights will be spent at "base camp" which we will access on horseback. Here we will fish the waters of the Dolores, play horseshoes and enjoy backcountry BBQ's cooked over open fires. As the week progresses so will our exploration of this wild region. Our final two nights will be spent at a remote "drop camp" where we will sleep in canvas tents and perfect both our riding skills as well as our culinary camp creations. There will be ample time for hiking, games and wild tales of adventure told around crackling fires. Saddle up for Telluride Academy's first week long pack trip!
Monday - Friday: Program departs on
Monday and returns on Friday
*A detailed itinerary will be available on the first
day of the program. Schedule subject to change.