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Banff  - Backcountry Lodge Ride - 3 days


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Accommodations
Both nights will be spent at Sundance Lodge. There are no sleeping bags or camp stoves here, you will be sipping from wine glasses, dining on food prepared by a skilled chef in a professional kitchen and sleeping in a comfortable bed. Your lodge host will cater to your every need and make you feel welcome, like you are a guest in their home.

Description
The lodge is the perfect balance of comfort and authenticity – giving you the Wild West Explorer feeling without having to rough it. Completed in 1991, Sundance Lodge now sits on the original site of the horse corral for Ten-Mile cabin, built by Canadian Pacific Railway back in the 1920's. The cabin itself remains standing and was declared a historical site in 1990. It was used as a refuge for mountain guides and packers traveling to Mount Assiniboine, whose names you can still see carved into the logs. Sundance Lodge sits alongside a gentle curve on Brewster Creek, with the Sundance mountain range as a backdrop. Built entirely with fir logs, the lodge has 10 sleeping rooms (choose your own basis), a large country kitchen, and a cozy living room area where you can curl up by the wood stove and lose yourself in a good book for the cooler nights or the porch for warmer nights. Private sleeping arrangements are possible depending upon trip size, but are not guaranteed. The lodge can hold up to 34 people.
The cabin does not have WIFI, so you can really unplug and enjoy nature.

Amenities
-10 sleeping rooms with ~3 single beds per room
-Coat hooks, lantern, small desk, chair, beds, and bedding, in each room
-Kitchen and living room
-2 indoor washrooms and heated shower (one shower per stay)
-Solar-powered and heated by burning wood

Room Occupancy
The single supplement fee applies if we are unable to find another rider to share.



Meals
All meals are included in this trip from lunch on Day 1 to lunch on the last day.

Backcountry cooks prepare sophisticated, hearty meals from braised beefshort ribs and Creme Brûlée Cheesecake on one night, to grilled salmon with bumbleberry pie the next.

Limited wine and beer is available for purchase.

Dietary Restrictions
Although we can cater to some specialty diets, we do not cater specifically to vegetarian diets.  There are always plenty of meat-free options available. However we do not offer a “vegetarian” main course. 

This trip includes and can accommodate special dietary requests.

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Banff - Backcountry Lodge Ride - 3 days
Tour Code: RTAB17-3
3 days / 2 nights ~$855.00
Dates : May to Oct

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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B 2020 05/16 - 05/17 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
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A 2020 06/08 - 06/10 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
B 2020 06/13 - 06/14 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
A 2020 06/15 - 06/17 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
B 2020 06/20 - 06/21 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
A 2020 06/22 - 06/24 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
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B 2020 07/18 - 07/19 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
A 2020 07/20 - 07/22 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
B 2020 07/25 - 07/26 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
A 2020 07/27 - 07/29 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
B 2020 08/01 - 08/02 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
A 2020 08/03 - 08/05 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
B 2020 08/08 - 08/09 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
A 2020 08/10 - 08/12 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
B 2020 08/15 - 08/16 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
A 2020 08/17 - 08/19 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
B 2020 08/22 - 08/23 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Sold Out
A 2020 08/24 - 08/26 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
B 2020 08/29 - 08/30 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
A 2020 08/31 - 09/02 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
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A 2020 09/21 - 09/23 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
B 2020 09/26 - 09/27 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
A 2020 09/28 - 09/30 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
B 2020 10/03 - 10/04 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
A 2020 10/05 - 10/07 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
B 2020 10/10 - 10/11 2d / 1n 2 day lodge ride, AP (2 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
A 2020 10/12 - 10/14 3d / 2n 3 day lodge ride, AP (3 ridi... 1 /14 Reserve
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Tack: Western
Horses: Quarter Mix
Pace: Slow, 4-6 hrs per day. All of our ride...
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Airport: Calgary International Airport (YYC)
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