Welcome toVon Doeler's Ranch

Pack Trip Combos 


You don't have to pick just one, get a taste of it all! Everything from Tents to Cabins, Cattle Sorting to Fishing, Rough N' Tough Rides to Cattle Drives

and Cookouts to Camp Fires. The packages below have a great mix of it all and allow you to be as involved with the crew and the horses as you'd like. Great for horse enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers alike.

2 Night / 3 Day Ranch Life Pack Trip

Summary: 1st night Ranch Life Cookout with Cattle Sorting, 
2nd night Pack Trip to Little Lake 
Total Time in the Saddle: Approx. 5-6 hours trail riding plus 

1-2 hours cow sorting / ranch riding
Accommodations: 1 night cabin, 1 night tent
Meals: All meals Included
Min / Max:2-10 people 
Cost: ($420.35 + 54.65 HST) $475 / person

Day 1: Choose to check in at 10am,12:30pm or 3:00pm and 

meet the crew before heading out on a 1.5 hour horseback ride to the Talon Lake Lookout, with an optional drop off at your cabin. Spend the afternoon on the lake, fishing or relaxing before meeting back at the saloon at roughly 6:30pm for a hearty cowboy dinner, bonfire, cattle sorting and a shot at roping the dummy or riding the bungy bull.  
Meals: Dinner

Day 2:Choose to meet back at the ranch for a home cooked breakfast at 9:30am, or sleep in a little and meet up for lunch at noon. This morning will be your chance to relax at the cabin or make yourself at home up at the ranch. At 1pm, you can get hands on and help saddle up again, practice your barrel racing skills, give cattle sorting a second go, or learn the basics of roping. After a couple hours spent at the ranch we will take a quick break to freshen up and grab a snack. Approximately 3:30pm we will saddle the pack horses, load your gear and hit the Rough N Tough trails for a couple hours to our camp spot on the cliffs overlooking Little Lake. On the way we will have a stop at the beautiful Talon Chutes waterfall. Tonight we set up the tents, put the horses up, and enjoy a wonderful evening cooking over the fire, watching the sunset, fishing or relaxing.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: ​Pack up at your leisure, have a breakfast over the fire, and ride out 2+ hours on our Rough N Tough Ride. On the way back we will have some steep terrain, creeks to cross and will take a short break at the Talon Lake Lookout or a cabin on the lake.
Meals: Breakfast 






3 Night/ 4 Day Ranch Life Pack Trip 

Summary: 1st night at the Ranch with a cookout & cattle sorting,

the next 2 nights enjoy camping with nothing but your guides and

an open fire to cook on. 
Total Time in the Saddle: Approx. 12hrs on the trails total,

& 2-3 hours sorting, ranch riding, or in lessons.
Accommodations: Cabin & Tent
Meals: All meals Included
Min / Max: 4-10 people

(Singles & Couples can often be grouped together)
Cost:


Day 1: 
Choose to check in at 10:00am, 12:30pm or 3:00pm and 

meet the crew before heading out on a 2.5 hour ride to the Talon Chutes Waterfall with a Adventure Chutes or Rough N Tough option. We will ride down to the cabin, where you can enjoy the afternoon swimming, fishing or canoeing before meeting back at the saloon for a hearty cowboy dinner around 6:30pm. Then relax and enjoy an evening bonfire, cattle sorting and even a shot at roping the dummy or riding the bungy bull.
Meals: Dinner

Day 2: After a hardy breakfast at 9:30am we load our horses onto the trailer and head "across the lake". Once we have reached the trail head you'll saddle the horses, pack your gear on the pack horses and enjoy a 4-5 hour ride into our beautiful lakeside camp. Tonight we set up the tents, put the horses up, and enjoy a wonderful evening cooking over the fire, watching the sunset, fishing, taking the boat out or just relaxing.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Today, you can choose to have a relaxing day by the waters edge with short riding loop, or we can hit the trails in the morning and ride up to 8 hours to check out some beautiful lakes or even the old mica mine. We will return to camp after our ride and enjoy another nice evening on the lake, and cook over the open fire.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Day 4: After a hardy breakfast, we will pack up camp, load the pack horses and hit the trails before noon. It's roughly a 4 hour ride back to the trail head where we will load the horses up and head back to the ranch. You can expect to arrive back at approximately 5pm (this time can vary), where we will have snacks & cold drinks ready for you. It's now time to say farewell, or if you'd like you can ad on a cabin to your pack trip to have a night at the ranch before heading out.  
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 






Night/ 4 Day Triple Stack

Summary: 1st Night at the Cabin on the lake, 

2nd night enjoy ranch life with a cookout & cattle sorting

& the 3rd night will be pack trip camping with the horses. 
Total Time in the Saddle:
 Approx. 10 hours total 
Accommodations:
Cabin & Tent
Meals: 
Some meals Included
Min / Max:
2-10 people 
Cost:
($694.69 + $90.31) $785 / person

Season Special: Groups 4 or more save $20 / person


Day 1: 
Check in between 12-12:30pm and head out at 1pm

for a 1 to 1.5 hour ride with a drop off your cabin. Tonight

you have the cabin to yourself and are responsible for packing a dinner and cooking (there is a BBQ at the cabins). If you are unable to make check in for 1pm, we will accommodate your ride and check in later on in the day. 
Meals: No meals included Day 1


Day 2: You supply your breakfast and lunch and enjoy a morning of canoeing, fishing or relaxing. We will then meet up at the farm around 2pm to enjoy an hour of roping, barrel racing or horsemanship. Take a quick break before heading out on a 2 hour ride to the Talon Chutes Waterfall. Return back to the ranch around 5:30pm & help bring in the cows for tonight's activities.  Tonight we will enjoy a hardy meal, cattle sorting, a bonfire and music before returning to your cabin to rest up before the pack trip day! 

Meals: Dinner 

Day 3: This morning choose to meet for a home cooked breakfast at 9:30am, or sleep in a little and meet up at noon for lunch. You are able to help out at the ranch this morning or have some down time at your cabin. We will meet up at 1pm, organize your camping gear and load the pack horses before heading out on our Pack Trip. The trails are rough & adventurous out to our camp spot, a beautiful location on a cliff overlooking the lake.  It takes roughly 2-3 hours riding to get to camp. Upon arrival we will put the horses up, set the tents and enjoy a cookout over the open fire, swimming, fishing or relaxing. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 


Day 4: ​Pack up at your leisure, have a breakfast over the fire, and ride out 2+ hours on our Rough N Tough Ride. Choose to stop to swim at a cabin on the lake or check out the Talon Lake Lookout before arriving back at the ranch by noon.

Meals: Breakfast