Luxury Horsepack Retreat
Welcome to Alberta...where the wild west runs into the spectacular Rockies! This experience will be unique as you will be staying a refurbished barn next to the horses. Wake up to fresh mountain air surrounded by endless photo opportunities and watch for the resident moose and deer. Spend the afternoons exploring the Rockies by horse. Gourmet meals with locally sourced ingredients will be prepared by a chef for the entire group all weekend long.
September 6-8, 2019
Arrival 3 pm
Bragg Creek, AB
About this Adventure...
Welcome to Alberta...where the wild west runs into the spectacular Rockies!
This experience will be unique as you will be staying a refurbished barn next to the horses. Wake up to fresh mountain air surrounded by endless photo opportunities and watch for the resident moose and deer. Spend the afternoons exploring the Rockies by horse. Gourmet meals with locally sourced ingredients will be prepared by a chef for the entire group all weekend long.
This adventure is open to all skill levels.
- what's included
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Here's the plan...
Friday September 6th
Arrive at the ranch on Friday afternoon at 3 pm and greet your horse for the weekend.
We will be staying in a cozy, refurbished barn residence in the heart of Ranch country surrounded by rolling hills and acres of beautiful pastures. After settling in, we will get to know each other over a gourmet farm style dinner prepared by our own personal chef!
Dinner will be followed with an optional sunset nature walk or a horse wagon ride. The night will cap off with great conversations around an indoor camp-like fire.
Saturday September 7th
Wake up and enjoy a farm fresh breakfast prepared with local ingredients by our chef! The morning is yours to explore the areas around Bragg Creek with a hike or nature walk for photography lovers.
After lunch put on your cowgirl boots, grab your favorite denim and saddle up!!! We are heading out on a guided horseback ride. There is something magical about exploring the Canadian Rockies on horseback. Surrounded by stunning 360-degree mountain views - your breathe will be taken away by the sheer beauty. September is the perfect time to visit! The beautiful autumn colors are a rare sight and a true western Canadian country experience.
After the ride our chef will prepare a gourmet dinner as we relax and enjoy the surrounding views. End the day watching the sunset light up the beautiful Alberta sky with the most colorful hues of pink. Don't forget your camera - those Alberta sunsets can't be missed!
Sunday September 8th
Share stories with your new friends while you enjoy a chef prepared breakfast around the farm table before heading out on another horseback ride in the Rockies. Get ready for another day of EPIC views!!
Sunday’s adventure will be like nothing you’ve ever experienced before. Grab your horse and we will head out to explore the iconic Canadian Rocky Mountain Range on a guided tour. We will be crossing glacial fed streams and rivers, wandering through forests and off-the beaten path trails surrounded by high mountain peaks. Photo opportunities galore!!
The horseback excursion will finish around 4 pm that day. After a day of taking in all the incredible views, we will part ways and head back home.
You'll need to provide...
Let's get you there...
Plan to arrive at 3 pm on Friday September 6th, the ranch is located just outside of Bragg Creek. Checkout of the ranch will be on Sunday afternoon. Upon booking you will be sent more information, as well as added to a private group just for attendees.
Payment Plan is available at checkout.
This weekend is hosted by Ardianna! Learn more about her by visiting her Instagram.
There is a minimum of 4 women that must register in order to have this weekend take place.
BOOK YOUR TRIP
September 6-8, 2019
How are Women Who Explore Events different from other events?
The number one goal is to introduce you to other kick-ass, adventurous women. It’s all about building tribes! Our second goal is to introduce you to the outdoors. It’s quite the thing to witness, putting a group of women who are passionate about the outdoors in an epic location. We know it’s a cliche thing to say… but it’s where the magic happens.
Do you arrange transport to the event?
No. You are responsible for your own transportation to the events
Do I need travel insurance?
All of our tours require that you have medical travel insurance which includes at least USD$200,000 worth of emergency evacuation and repatriation coverage. Two weeks before departure we will ask you for proof of coverage. Cancellation insurance is recommended but not mandatory.
Is food included?
Yes. Unless otherwise specified in the trip itinerary or information.
Is there a minimum age for this event?
19+ for all events in Canada. 21+ for all events in the USA.
I want to book with friends. How do I do that?
The best way is to add all of the tickets to one cart, that way you know if we have enough spaces.
I'm coming solo. Is that okay?
YES! More than 70% of women who sign up for our trips, sign up solo.
Is a deposit required to secure my place?
Yes. Deposits vary from trip to trip. Check each individual event page for details.
What if I need to cancel?
Please let us know as soon as possible. Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds but you can transfer your ticket. If you can no longer make the event, please get in touch to discuss transferring your ticket.
What is your refund policy?
Due to the nature of the Women Who Explore getaways, we don’t offer refunds. We do, however, offer transfers. You are responsible for finding someone to transfer your ticket to and arranging the exchange of funds for your ticket. If you can no longer make the event, please get in touch to discuss transferring your ticket.
How many people will be going to the event?
Our group sizes vary, but never exceed more than 20 people. This gives us the chance to really connect with one another and to make sure each individual has the best time possible.
Who will be managing our trip?
One of our awesome trained ambassadors will be running your trip.
Is there a strict daily itinerary?
There is an itinerary for each getaway, but we realize everyone has their own needs. When you purchase a getaway, you will join a private Facebook Group to work out all the details. We will help facilitate to the best of our ability!
Do I have to join in on all the activities?
You can still join us on the getaway, the ticket price remains the same. You are not required to join in on all the activities. You do you!
Are these tech-free events?
Nope! We happen to love social media and sharing what are doing with others. We find it so inspiring! You can choose to be tech-free, but we encourage you to share your experiences digitally if you feel like it.
What if the weather doesn't cooperate?
Let’s be honest, Mother Nature never cooperates. That’s why we love her. Keep an eye on the forecast and pack accordingly. We never let uncooperative weather ruin our fun!
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