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John Muir Getaway Pack Trips

John Muir Getaway Pack Trips (2015) - RTCA03

Rates and Dates for 2015
Rates include: Tent accommodations, meals, guided pack trip

Packages and Options

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  • SeasonYearDescriptionDays / Nights US$
    20154 day - Hilton Lakes Trail4d / 3n$645
  • B
    20153 day - Dorothy Lake Trail3d / 2n$495
  • C
    20154 day - Fourth of July4d / 3n$495
  • D
    20155 day - Golden Trout Trail from Horseshoe Meadows5d / 4n$875
  • E
    20156 day - Mt. Whitney Trail Ride6d / 5n$1485
  • F
    20155 day - John Muir Trail5d / 4n$985
  • G
    20155 day - August Special5d / 4n$1000
Tax: 10 %   Tax2: $15    

Transfer and Other Options:

2015 Transfer from Mammoth Lakes airport to Rock Creek per group / one way
This is a "Group Rate" - to be paid locally
2015 Transfer from Mammoth Lakes airport to Bishop per group / one way
This is a "Group Rate" - to be paid locally
2015 Wilderness Permit, pp (mandatory) $5
Mammoth Lakes flights from LAX or SFO: Take taxi to Tom's Place, overnight and we will pick you up from there. Flights arrive in the adfternoon, so extra night is needed either at Tom's Place or camping at Rock Creek.
Reno flights: Best to drive in (rental car) -- but there is a bus service from Reno to Bishop as well - Reno departure at 1:30 PM - arrival at 6:30 PM. On return leave Bishop at 7:30 AM and arrive in Reno at 12:15 noon.

Tour Dates for 2015
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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2015 06/18 - 06/21 4d / 3n 4 day - Hilton Lakes Trail 2 /12 Reserve
C 2015 07/03 - 07/06 4d / 3n 4 day - Fourth of July 2 /12 Reserve
D 2015 07/06 - 07/10 5d / 4n 5 day - Golden Trout Trail f... 2 /12 Reserve
F 2015 07/13 - 07/17 5d / 4n 5 day - John Muir Trail 2 /12 Reserve
E 2015 07/20 - 07/25 6d / 5n 6 day - Mt. Whitney Trail Ri... 2 /12 Reserve
G 2015 08/03 - 08/07 5d / 4n 5 day - August Special 2 /12 Reserve
B 2015 09/05 - 09/07 3d / 2n 3 day - Dorothy Lake Trail 2 /12 Reserve

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John Muir Getaway Pack Trips
Tour Code: RTCA03
4 days / 3 nights ~$645.00
Dates : Jun-Sept

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
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.
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.
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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Tack: Western
Horses: Mostly quarterhorse mix
Pace: 4-7 hours per day - mostly at a walk

Airport: Mammoth Lakes / Reno
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