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Imagine finding yourself sitting at the edge of a pristine alpine lake, dining a hot gourmet meal, camping high above the crowds, 20 miles from any dirt road, deep in the mountains, and the only way to get there was by foot. You did not haul a 50 pound backpack up hill for 2 days took a pack horse up! Guided tours like these are popular in the California mountains, especially the Sierra Nevada mountains. Snow doesn't start really melting until May, so the active season is a short (3 month window) for this type of recreation. Don't lag too long if you really wanna go. The companies offer specials, hot springs trips, backcountry camping, as well as High Sierra fishing packages.

on a horse...

      Winter - explore snowy winter wonderlands by horseback
      Spring - discover wildflowers & picnic in a secluded meadow
      Summer - perfect time for mountain pack trips w/ lake fishing
      Fall - see the autumn colors in the backcountry on a trail ride


Horse & Rider

Horse & Rider
Magazine Description - Horse & Rider is the premier magazine for Western-style horseback riding. Every issue features reader-friendly how-to information and new equipment reviews for advanced and beginner riders. Exciting graphics complement every issue, and the staff of performance horsemen and women provide practical tips on how to get the most this exciting endeavor.
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