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Itinerary for Cranbrook Beckley's Cattle and Guest Ranch




Guests can enjoy horseback riding at all levels, hiking, river rafting, mountain biking, fly fishing, tennis, trap shooting, swimming, kids programs, archery, wildlife viewing, golf, pool, a wide variety of tours - or simply do nothing at all. The ranch also features a heated indoor pool, a hot tub, and a complete fitness facility. In addition to daytime activities, evening events include ranch casino nights, campfire nights, volleyball games, reining horse demos, fire engine games and other experiences. Guests can also head over to the ranch’s Saloon for a cold beer, wines from British Columbia or around the world, or their favorite drink. The Three Bars Ranch Store carries a full line of western gear and logo wear. Cowboy boot rentals are also available through the store.

Sample Itinerary- subject to changes
No activities on arrival or departure days.


Day 1: Sunday
Check-in at 3pm. After you check in and get settled into your cabin you will have a little time to explore. The bar will open at 6:00pm for a meet and greet with your hosts. This is also a great opportunity to meet the other guests for the week. Dinner is served at 6:30pm. After dinner Tyler will give a ranch orientation and answer questions about the upcoming week. The Ranch store will then be open, and boot rentals are available.

Day 2: Monday
After breakfast everyone will meet at the corrals for the horse orientation. This is where you will meet your wranglers and your horse. Your tack will be sized and adjusted before heading out for your morning ride. While riding is never mandatory, it is always an option and rides go out every morning and every afternoon. The morning rides will return back to the ranch in time for lunch.
After lunch you will have the option of the afternoon ride, or the guided hike to the Perry Creek waterfalls. Both will have you back to the ranch late in the afternoon. Every evening the bar is open for happy hour, before dinner is served at 6:30pm. Wranglers vs. guest Volleyball game to follow.

Day 3: Tuesday
Morning rides will leave after breakfast. Rides will start to be broken into more advanced groups, and fast rides will be available for guests that qualify.
Afternoon ride or rafting trip. The St. Mary rafting trip will leave just after lunch and return to the ranch late afternoon. After dinner, fire engine games.

Day 4: Wednesday
Breakfast Ride: rides leave the corral around 8:30am and ride a short distance to a hot breakfast. For those who prefer, there is a hike and/or a van that also go to the breakfast area. After breakfast riders will head out for their morning ride.
Afternoon ride, or trap and skeet shooting. The trap range is located on the ranch and guests have the opportunity to shoot trap under the supervision of an instructor. After dinner, Reining horse demo. Your hosts will perform a reining horse demonstration. You'll be amazed at what these horses are capable of.

Day 5: Thursday
Morning rides will leave after breakfast. Afternoon Ride or rafting trip. The St. Mary rafting trip will leave just after lunch and return to the ranch late afternoon. After dinner, archery and campfire.

Day 6: Friday
Morning Ride or the all day ride. Riders will have the option to take the all day ride or just a morning ride. Anyone not on the all day ride will have the option to take the van down and meet the all day riders for lunch on the river. In the evening, steak BBQ followed by Casino Night.

Day 7: Saturday
Breakfast and checkout by 10:30am.

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Rides are Twice a Day
- The first rides leave the corral right after breakfast around 9:00am- 9:45am and return to the ranch for lunch. 
- Afternoon rides leave our corrals between 1:00pm- 1:45pm.
- Fast rides are offered to experienced riders after one full day of riding at the ranch.
- Riding lessons are included in ranch packages
- Private and semi-private riding lessons are available at an additional charge.


Other Activities Included in the Package

- Group riding lessons
- Fly & spin fishing equipment*
- River rafting*
- Mountain biking
- Shooting sports (clay pigeon and rim fire)
- Swimming in indoor pool
- Outdoor hot tub
- Archery
- Gold panning
- Hiking
- Tennis
- Foosball, ping pong, pool table
- Fitness centre
- Evening entertainment – archery, volleyball games, zorb soccer, fire engine games and campfires

*Only available during the summer

For Kids
- Petting zoo
- Kid's fort
- Horseshoe pit


Other Activities Available at Additional Cost
- Private & semi-private riding lessons
- Guided fly & spin fishing
- 4x4 ATV tours
- Massages
- Local golf
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Cranbrook Beckley's Cattle and Guest Ranch
Tour Code: GRBC03
7 days / 6 nights ~$2,710.00
Dates : May to October, shorter stay available

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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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2019 06/23 - 06/29 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Expired
A 2019 06/30 - 07/06 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Expired
A 2019 07/07 - 07/13 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Expired
A 2019 07/14 - 07/20 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Expired
A 2019 07/21 - 07/27 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Expired
A 2019 07/28 - 08/03 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Expired
A 2019 08/04 - 08/10 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Expired
A 2019 08/11 - 08/17 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Expired
A 2019 08/18 - 08/24 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 08/25 - 08/31 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Sold Out
C 2019 08/25 - 08/28 4d / 3n 4 day ranch stay, AP 2 days ... 2 /8 Sold Out
C 2019 09/01 - 09/04 4d / 3n 4 day ranch stay, AP 2 days ... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2019 09/01 - 09/07 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2019 09/08 - 09/14 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 09/08 - 09/11 4d / 3n 4 day ranch stay, AP 2 days ... 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 09/15 - 09/18 4d / 3n 4 day ranch stay, AP 2 days ... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2019 09/15 - 09/21 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2019 09/22 - 09/28 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 09/22 - 09/25 4d / 3n 4 day ranch stay, AP 2 days ... 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 09/29 - 10/02 4d / 3n 4 day ranch stay, AP 2 days ... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2019 09/29 - 10/05 7d / 6n 7 day ranch stay, AP 5 days ... 2 /8 Reserve
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Tack: Western
Horses: Quarterhorse and Quarterhorse Cross
Pace: Moderate; must ride one full day with...

Airport: Cranbrook Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC)
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