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Great Gila Loop

Great Gila Loop
New Mexico USA

Experience a transforming adventure on horseback in one of the largest wilderness areas in the world: The Gila Wilderness.

This 6-day pack trip into the heart of the Gila wilderness will have you immersed in beautiful nature. We will take you into the remote and wild countryside. Each day provides a new natural world experience including gentle running creeks, deep inspiring canyons, Indian Cliff Dwellings, and awesome hoodoos.
This adventure has you changing camp twice, allowing participants to discover various remote places from the Middle Fork Canyon to higher alpine country, visiting along the way an Indian Cliff Dwelling Site and enjoying panoramic views of the Gila.

If you have an explorer’s spirit and you are looking for your next adventure, look no further than the Great Gila Loop Ride!

Camping Ride with pack horses
Family Vacation
Suitable for riders over 210 lbs

Meeting: Glenwood
Airport: Albuquerque
Transfer: /
Riders: Min 2 riders
Max 15 riders

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    Great Gila Loop
    Tour Code: RTNM06
    6 days / 5 nights
    Dates : May to Oct

    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: Quarter horses, Mustangs and Appaloosa...
    Pace: Slow - 5-6 hours in the saddle per ri...

    Airport: Albuquerque
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