"The Hike + Float"
An experience unique to the Bitterroot National Forest and Bitterroot Backpacking.
First, We Hike
Hike with an expert local guide to a beautiful, alpine lake.
Hikes are usually 6-8 mi with about 1000 ft of elevation gain. Most hikers age 6 and up can complete the hike.
Learn about Montana! Various topics such as native wildflowers, wildlife, state history, and geology!
Then, We Float
Locations are only accessible by foot or pack animal. No boats up here!
Enjoy the lake entirely to yourself! Book a private tour for the best possible experience.
Next, We Eat
Top Quality Backpacker-Style Lunch is served on all hike + float trips.
Choose from a menu of options suited for almost any dietary restriction!
Hot tea and pour-over-coffee are provided too.
Finally,We Make Memories
Amazing scenery, great conversation, and the therapeutic value of nature attribute to making beautiful memories!
Not convinced? Read what Akram wrote about her experience in her 5 star review on AirBnb.
We're Dog Friendly
All dogs are welcome on our tours in the Bitterroot National Forest.
Just notify us during booking!
Please be sure to bring a leash and doggie bags!
Use Our Gear
We supply everything.
Packrafts, Paddles, Lifevests, Packs, Bear Spray, First Aid, GPS Communicator, Water Filter, you name it, we provide it!
*We do not provide clothing*
Please prepare according to the weather forecast!
Visit the "What to Bring" page.
Leave No Trace
Learn how to Leave No Trace and practice the 7 principles while we hike!
Already familiar with LNT? Even better! Take $10 off (tours only) if you can list the 7 principles!
More Details about this trip:
All gear rental included! (With each adult ticket.)
- Alpacka or Kokopelli Packraft
- Choose from 4 different options that are carefully selected to please your pallet and refuel you for the hike back down to the trailhead!
Guides are Wilderness First Aid Certified, Leave No Trace Certified, and Food-Handler Certified.
Guide carries packrafting gear for the first two adult tickets booked on each trip, first aid, Garmin gps communicator, water filtration, and other necessities.
Minimum 2 tickets to run a tour.
$180 / Person
(ask about discounts!)