2 Day/ 1 Night Horseback Tour

A taste of backcountry horseback riding splendour

This tour is perfect for a quick taste of the true wilderness that the South Chilcotin has to offer.  Starting from Tyax Wilderness Resort & Spa, you will meet your wrangler and trusty steed before getting packed up and heading off into the surrounding mountains.  You will Climb high into the South Chilcotin Mountain Park via old mining and packhorse trails.  You will enjoy perfect sub-alpine basins filled with wildflowers, inspiring views from high passes and the majesty of deep river valleys.  You will overnight at our cozy eldorado cabin in the mountains, complete with a wood fired sauna and delicious prepared meals.  Star gaze after a hearty meal and then rest up for the next day’s journey back through this gorgeous country to Tyax Resort.

Distance: 10-20 km daily
Riding Ability: Beginner/Intermediate
Price: $715 per person (based on 4 people)

3 Day/ 2 Night Horseback Tour

Be a romantic and explore the mountains as a pioneer…for a short time

Travel in the hoof prints of the pioneers as you explore the South Chilcotin Mountains by way of historic mountain routes. This tour is a great introduction to backcountry horse travel and can be specifically designed to accommodate novice and advanced riders alike. Itineraries vary based on the time of year, however you can always expect to see inspiring scenery, vast wilderness and local wildlife including bears, moose, marmots, deer, wolves, mountain goats and many more. Horseback riding is a spectacular way for anyone to get high up into the mountains and experience true wilderness paradise!

Distance: 10-20 km daily
Riding Ability: Beginner/Intermediate
Price: $1,099 per person (based on 4 people)

4 Day/ 3 Night Horseback Tour

Experience the South Chilcotin Mountains on horseback following the routes of the pioneers

Discover some of the worlds most inspiring remote mountainous terrain via horseback as you wind your way past glacier dotted peaks that vault defiantly into the crystal blue sky and descend into meadows of wild alpine flowers bursting with vibrant colours.  With 4 days to explore, you are certain to uncover some hidden treasures and become fully immersed in the backcountry horseman’s world.

Distance: 10 – 25 km daily
Riding Ability: Intermediate/ Advanced
Price: $1,470 per person (based on 4 people)

7 Day/ 6 Night Horseback Tour

Travel the extensive network of pioneer routes cresting mountain passes, traversing vast plateaus… and enjoying the comfort of our historic cabins/camps

Explore the vast untamed wilderness of the South Chilcotin Mountains and the Big Creek Provincial Parks. This 7 day adventure is designed for those with some previous riding experience and who are looking for an immersive wilderness adventure.  From Tyax Resort your wrangler and horse companion will take you out into the heart of this spectacular mountainous area.  You will travel throughout the parks over hundreds of kilometres of remote trails, over high mountain passes, along valley bottoms and through wildflower filled meadows, spending each night at one of our fully outfitted camps. Without a road in sight, you will be surrounded by pristine, wild, rugged, backcountry terrain.  Just you, your horse, your group, your wrangler/guide and the mountains!

Distance: 10-25 km daily
Riding Ability: Intermediate/ Advanced
Price: $2,591 per person (based on 4 people)