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Experience the tradition of a horseback trip to the historic Shovel Pass Lodge.The world famous Skyline Trail is serviced exclusively by Skyline Trail Rides. This spectacular mountain region and its wildlife are offered to guests in the same tradition of quality service which has been the trademark of the Shovel Pass Lodge for the past 102 years.
On the first day, we depart from the trail head at 10 am. We will be riding by Wabasso Lake and then reach a spectacular lunch area where you will be able to take a short break, stretch your legs and give a good rest to your horses.
After lunch, we get back in the saddle and start climbing for the next 2 hours. The horses make light work out of the 3000 ft climb letting you enjoy the wonderful scenery of Jasper National Park. You will reach our backcountry lodge, Shovel Pass Lodge , late afternoon.
Remember to pack warm clothing as temperatures can get cold at high altitude, the camp is located at 2135 m (7000 Ft). Guest should also bring riding boots, a good hat and gloves and a warm jacket should cold, windy conditions be encounter. While all food and beverages are included in our rates, we are not licensed. However, our packers would be happy to freight in any personal alcoholic beverages.