Pack Em Up, Ride Em Out: Classic Horse Pack Trips In British Columbia And Alberta by Tania MillenPack Em Up, Ride Em Out: Classic Horse Pack Trips In British Columbia And Alberta by Tania Millen

Pack Em Up, Ride Em Out: Classic Horse Pack Trips In British Columbia And Alberta

byTania Millen

Paperback | March 4, 2015

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When Tania Millen began doing horse pack trips in western Canada, she had trouble deciding where to go - not because there were so many options, but because information was so hard to come by. Riding the trails was the only way she could gain information about particular routes, and she is now sharing her knowledge with readers and riders. Millen provides information on fourteen multiday horse pack trips that will take experienced backcountry riders, inspired novice riders and avid hikersfrom the snow-capped mountains and flower-strewn meadows of the Chilcotin to volcanic landforms in Tweedsmuir Park and on the Spatsizi Plateau, from the familiar sights of Banff and Jasper National Parks to the less familiar Rocky Mountain parks of Kakwa and Mount Assiniboine. In this unique and well-researched guidebook, Millen includes all the details necessary to plan a successful trip: directions to the trailhead, length and difficulty of each journey, permit requirements, camping and grazing areas, trip description, maps and photographs, plus historical anecdotes for these distinctive and stunningly beautiful areas in Western Canada's wilderness. Trip list: + Big Creek and South Chilcotin + Itcha-Ilgachuz + Kakwa + Mount Assiniboine + Potato Range + Snowy Protected Area and Cathedral Provincial Park + Spatsizi + Tweedsmuir South Provincial Park + Banff National Park + Jasper National Park + Willmore Wilderness Park
Tania Millen is an avid outdoors person from Terrace, British Columbia. She has ridden horses for over thirty years in Canada, the USA and England, has competed at a national level and was a groom for a member of the Canadian Equestrian Three Day Event Team. Since 2010, Tania has ridden over three thousand kilometres of wilderness trai...
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Title:Pack Em Up, Ride Em Out: Classic Horse Pack Trips In British Columbia And AlbertaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.1 × 5.8 × 0.61 inPublished:March 4, 2015Publisher:CAITLIN PRESSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927575729

ISBN - 13:9781927575727

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic! I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It is a good mix of practicality, geography and story-telling. Although I have not done any horse pack trips‎, I still found the background of the author's trips to be very interesting. Some of the areas I have hiked into, and others I would like to get to someday, so I could easily relate to the content. The book is well laid-out and easy to access. The research is thorough. All in all, I recommend it to anyone with an interest in outdoor trips in BC.
Date published: 2016-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from super, loved it! written from experience, heart and desire. a practical and enthusiastic read
Date published: 2016-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME Fantastic photos, great trip ideas, this book made me want to live my dream!
Date published: 2016-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from INSIGHTFULL & INSPIRATIONAL! I'm really exited about reading this book! It's perfect for trail riders, pack trippers and those who would love to get out in the wilderness and try a pack trip - people just like me :)
Date published: 2016-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! So unique... I bought this for a friend but loved the pics and info so much I bought another copy for myself. Perfect gift for trail riders or horsey friends who dream of the back-country... or seasoned packers who want trip info. Buy it!
Date published: 2016-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! So unique. I bought this as a gift for someone and the photos were so inspiring and info so useful that I ended up buying a second copy for myself! Whether you're a trail rider who aspires to trying an overnight trip or a seasoned pack tripper, this is THE book to buy. You won't be disappointed.
Date published: 2016-01-27