Day Hikes

"In every walk with nature, one receives far more than they seek." - John Muir

Day Hike

3 - 10 hr hike
Coordinated Start Times

Embark on an adventurous 4 - 8 hr guided hike on a trail custom-picked to suit your preferences.

- Have lunch by a scenic lake, next to a calming creek, or along a panoramic mountain ridge.

- Snacks and Tea/Coffee included.

- Guide carries hiking necessities such as GPS communicator, maps, first aid kit, multi tool, sunscreen.

- Learn how about some of the ins and outs of Backcountry Camping and how to "Leave No Trace"!

- Learn about local wildflowers, geology, and history!

Backcountry Kayaking

4 - 6 hr hike + 1 - 2 hr paddle
Coordinated Start Times

Embark on an adventurous 4 - 6 hr guided hike to a backcountry lake and kayak on the lake for 1 - 2 hr. Trail is custom-picked to suit your preferences.

- Have lunch by a scenic lake before or after kayaking.

- Snacks and Tea/Coffee included.

- Guide carries hiking necessities such as GPS communicator, maps, first aid kit, multi tool, sunscreen.

- Learn how about some of the ins and outs of Backcountry Camping and how to "Leave No Trace"!

- Learn about local wildflowers, geology, and history!

Prices are per person

Day Hike

$119

*full price

- 4 - 8 hr Guided Hike
- Snacks and Lunch Included
- Photography Included

Back-country Kayaking

$209

*full price

- 5 - 6 hr Guided Hike
- 1 - 2 hr kayaking
- Guide carries 2 kayaks, paddles, life vests.
- Snacks and Lunch Included
- Photography Included

What's Included?

Distance and Time:
3 - 14 miles, 3 - 10 hr
- Adventurous day hike in an alpine forest, dotted with mountain wildflowers, and alongside ice cold creeks.
- Hiking poles included.

Photography:
- Your guide is also a photographer with a professional mirrorless camera!
- Receive photos of the trip via Google Drive

Lunch/Snacks/Refreshments:
- Snacks, tea, and coffee included. (see "Trail Cuisine")

Packing:
- Depending on the weather and activity.
- General list of things to bring in your backpack!

Education:
- Learn about Leave No Trace Principals.
- Learn about Montana's past through ecology and geology!

How to Book:

1. Plan your Day Hike by emailing [email protected]

OR book immediately through the booking page.

2. 10% Deposit required upon booking. 100% refundable up until 12 hrs in advance.

3. Read about Leave No Trace Principles.

4. Read the Basics of Backpacking Guide.

5. Coordinate trailhead location with Guide via email.

6. Go hiking!

More Info

- Max group size of 7.
- Guide carries first aid kit and satellite beacon on every trip.
- Guide is Wilderness First Aid Certified, Leave No Trace Certified, and Food-Handler Certified.
- Booking Info can be found here.

Safety Info

- Hikes can be hazardous and will encounter fallen trees, stream crossings, hopping on rocks, scrambling on hands and feet.
- Your feet are 80% likely to get wet.
- Make sure you wear appropriate clothing like hiking boots and moisture-wicking clothing.
- Bring extra food for yourself.