Rates & Dates 2017-07-15T11:11:40+00:00

Over the Hill Outfitters 2017 Price List

All services on USFS land subject to 3% Special Use Fee

To protect our horses, all horseback rides are subject to the following weight limits:

Ranch Rides: 210 pounds if height is less than 6’0″, 240 pounds if height is greater than 6’0″

High Country Rides: 200 pounds if height is less than 6’0″, 225 pounds if height is greater than 6’0″

Continental Divide Ride: 190 pounds if height is less than 6’0″, 210 pounds if height is greater than 6’0″

Travel Insurance is available.

Kids rates (12 and younger) are $50 less for multi-day (3 day and shorter) trips and $100 less for 4 day and longer trips


SCENIC HORSEBACK RIDES


Book A Horseback Ride

Reservations Required

Day Rides in San Juan National Forest Daily (9AM-5PM) (lunch included) $150/person (4-6 riders)

$250/person (2-3 riders)

$400 (1 rider)

Two-Hour Rides on the Palmer Ranch Daily (10AM and 2PM) $80/person
One-Hour Rides on the Palmer Ranch Daily (10AM and 2PM) $60/person


HORSEBACK PACK TRIPS


Book A Pack Trip
These trips are full service extended trips deep into the Weminuche Wilderness area. We recommend three days or longer. Overnights can be arranged.  Everything provided except: sleeping bag, personal gear, fishing gear and license, rain gear. We do all cooking and cleaning. We will take you riding every day if you wish, or you can fish, hike, relax or do whatever you like.

Specially Priced Package Trips: Trip Dates Cost
Early Season 3 Day Deluxe Packtrip Jun 12-14, Jun 19-21 $900/person
3 Day Deluxe Packtrip Jul 10-12, Jul 24-26, July 29-31, Aug 16-18 $1050/person
5 Day Deluxe Packtrip Jul 3-7, Jul 17-21, Aug 21-25, Aug 28-Sep 1 $1750/person
Craig Cameron Backcountry Horsemanship Clinic Jun 26-30 $2100/person
Chris Marona Wilderness Photography Workshop Jul 17-21 $2100/person
Michael Obermeyer Plein Air Oil
Painting Workshop
Not Currently Offered $2100/person
Continental Divide Trail Progressive Pack Trip Aug 3-11 $3800/person
(CDT Trip Cost Analysis)
Note: All above specially priced package trips subject to small group surcharge of $50/person/day (3 or less people on the trip)
Custom Trips (Trip limited to your group):
Full Service Base Camp 5-8 People $350/person/day
3-4 People $400/person/day
2 People $500/person/day
1 Person $750/person/day
Custom Packing Service Any available date $150/horse/day + $300/guide/day
Progressive Pack Trip Any available date $350/person/day

HIGH COUNTRY FISHING TRIPS


Book A Fishing Trip

This is a great opportunity to fish the pristine and difficult to access headwaters of the Florida River, deep in the San Juans. This is brookie paradise–prepare for excitement! We also fish spectacular high mountain lakes for browns or an occasional rainbow. Trip includes a fishing guide for up to three people in a full service package similar to our summer pack trips.

Specially Priced Package Trips: Trip Dates
Deluxe 3 Day Fishing Trip with Guide Jul 10-12, Jul 24-26, Aug 16-18 $1200/person
Deluxe 5 Day Fishing Trip with Guide Jul 3-7, Jul 17-21, Aug 21-25, Aug 28-Sep 1 $2400/person
Note: All above specially priced package trips subject to small group surcharge of $50/person/day (3 or less people on the trip)
Custom Trips (Trip limited to your group, 4 person minimum):
Full Service (guide not included) Any available date Same as pack trips above
Guide Fee
Up to 3 people fishing per guide $400/guide/day

PEAK BAGGER CLIMB/TREK


Book A Peak Bagger Climb/Trek

Packstock supported non-technical climb out of the comfort of our high basecamp. Climb Mount Sheridan and one or two other 13,000 foot peaks in the Florida Basin.

Specially Priced Package Trips: Trip Dates
Peak Bagger Deluxe 5 day Jul 17-21, Aug 21-25 $1750/person
Custom Trips:
Full Service (including Guide) Any available date Same as pack trips above

MEXICO’S COPPER CANYON


Book A Mexico Trip

A true ‘horseback trip back in time’ where we submerse ourselves in Mexican Mountain Culture like no other trip in the world. We stay with Mestizo families, eat their food and ride horses on their trails. You will never forget this trip. Contact us for a detailed itinerary with inclusions.

Mexico’s Copper Ride Back in Time– Start in El Paso (11 Days) Not currently offered $2100/person
Mexico’s Copper Ride Back in Time– Start in Cerocahui (8 Days) Not currently offered $1700/person

FULL SERVICE GUIDED HUNTS – ARCHERY AND BLACKPOWDER SEASONS


Book A Hunt

Season Dates Details Land Hunt Days Travel Days Price
Archery Aug 26-*Aug 30 Season Opening Public 5 2 $5500
Archery Sep *20-24 Rut Special Public 5 2 $5500
Blackpowder Sep 9-13(*17) Season Opening Public 5 2 $5500

FULL SERVICE GUIDED HUNTS – COMBINED RIFLE SEASONS


Book A Hunt

Season Dates Details (OTC=Over the Counter) Land Hunt Days Travel Days Price
1st Oct 14-18 Elk by Drawing Only Public 5 2 $5500
2nd Oct 21-25(*29) Combo Deer by Draw, Elk OTC Public 5 2 $5500
3rd Nov 4-Nov 8(*12) Combo Deer by Draw, Elk OTC Priv/Pub 5 ? $5500
4th Nov 15-19 Elk by Draw, Combo Deer by Draw Priv/Pub 5 ? $5500
  • Custom dates also available
  • *Extended hunts available for an additional $1100/day
  • License Fees (non-res, 2017 prices): Bull Elk (OTC)-$641; Cow Elk-481; Elk (either sex)-$641; Deer-$386; Bear-$351. Additionally must purchase $10 habitat stamp. (Note that these are estimates as they change yearly!)
  • Application deadline for draw is April 4, 2017
  • We furnish one guide for two hunters. 1:1 add $200/day ($1000 for 5 day hunt)
  • Includes all food including cook, all related horse and camp gear, horses, tents, cot with foam pad and transportation to and from airport.
  • We hunt in game units 75 and 751 of the San Juan National Forest. Camps for 1st and 2nd season are in the Weminuche Wilderness (weather permitting) while camps for the 3rd season are at lower elevation due to weather and game movement
  • Cost for additional, non-hunting guest is $1400/person

HUNTING DROP CAMPS


Book A Hunt

We will transport you and your gear to the camp and check on you every two days. THERE WILL BE NO HORSES LEFT IN CAMP. Skinning, caping and quartering into game bags is
your responsibility (we will do it for an additional fee: $100/elk; $75/deer; $100/bear).

  • Game packing is an additional fee: $400/elk; $300/deer; $400/bear. We transport meat to a local packing plant and taxidermist if desired. Meat processing and taxidermy fees are your responsibility.

  • We furnish one cooking, one sleeping and one toilet tent, cots with foam pads, cooking and eating utensils, fuel, shovel, ax, water containers and lanterns. Smaller groups may need only one cook/sleep tent.
    # Hunters Hunt Days Travel Days $/person Cost/person for Additional Hunt Days
    4-6 5 2 $2000 $400
    2-3 5 2 $2500 $500
    1 5 2 $4000 $800

  • SPRING TURKEY HUNT

    Hunt the Palmer Ranch with 1200 acres of private land. We provide a calling guide(1:1), decoys, blinds.

    License Fee: $24.00 (resident); $104.00 (non-resident) + $10 Habitat Stamp

    April 8-May 21 Guided $400/person/day

  • DEPOSIT POLICY

    A 50% non-refundable deposit in the form of cash, check or money order, VISA, Mastercard, American Express, or PayPal is due at the time reservations are confirmed and contract signed. In case of failure to draw for a draw-only season, deposit will be refunded in full. Full payment is required 45 days prior to trip.

    NOTICE TO CLIENTS

    “Under Colorado Law” an equine professional is not liable for injury to or death of a participant in any equine activities resulting from inherent risks of equine activities pursuant to section 13-21-120.

    “COLORADO REVISED STATUTES”

    Pursuant to section 12-55-5-105 (1)(E) and (1)(D), Outfitters are bonded and required to have the minimum level of liability insurance and that the activities of Outfitters are regulated by the director of the Division of Registrations in the department of regulatory agencies.

    OFFICE OF OUTFITTER REGISTRATION (303) 894-7800