Where should I stay

For summer trips there are a variety of options close to our location in the Swan Valley. Swan Mountain Outfitters operate ‘Red Owl Retreat’, a VRBO with 2 geodesic domes plus a log cabin on 10 beautiful and peaceful wooded … Continued

Is there a weight limit?

Regardless of your riding experience level, participants in our trail rides and pack trips must be 225 pounds or less. Imposing a weight limit is not a matter of prejudice, it is a means by which to ensure rider safety … Continued

Is horseback riding easier than walking?

It is a common misconception that horseback riding is easier than walking. Horseback riding uses a tremendous number of muscles, many of which you may not be accustomed to using on a regular basis, so in some ways it can … Continued

Do I need to bring my own rod and tackle box?

We have high end spin fishing and fly fishing equipment that you are welcome to use, including lures and flies. However, if you are more comfortable bringing your own gear that’s ok too! For fly fishing we recommend 5 weight … Continued

What is there to do before and after our trip?

Many people are adding this trip to an extended vacation that includes a visit to Glacier National Park and/or the surrounding area. We recommend heading to your local library for guide books on Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake, Yellowstone, Montana, … Continued

What if I have to cancel?

Deposit amounts are non-refundable and cannot be used as a credit towards a future trip. We highly recommend purchasing trip insurance to cover your expenses and non-refundable deposits in the case that you have to cancel, or an unforeseen event … Continued

How do the licenses for fishing work?

Montana has various options for fishing licenses; so the one you get depends on how long you will be in the state, and how many of those days you intend to fish. They are: 1-day, or 5 consecutive days and … Continued

What are we going to do on the in-between days?

These trips are all about you. Therefore, you can help us design the week’s activities around what it is that you will like to do the most. We have some groups that focus heavily on fishing, others want to hike … Continued

What is an appropriate tip?

The most important thing for guests to remember is that guiding is a service business, and all guides and wranglers throughout the world rely on their tips as part of their earnings. Having said that, like any service, they must … Continued