Guided hunting and pack trips in the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado: Over the Hill Outfitters

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There are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot.

-Aldo Leopold

 

 

You can see what man made from the seat of an automobile.

But the best way to see what God made is from the back of a horse.

-C.M. Russell

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Pack Trips | Horseback Rides | Fishing | Climbs | Mexico's Copper Canyon | Guided Hunts | Drop Camps | Turkey Hunts | Deposits

 

Over the Hill Outfitters 2017 Price List

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

To protect our horses, all ranch rides are subject to a weight limit of 240 pounds.

All high-country rides are subject to a 225 lb weight limit.

Travel Insurance is available. Click here for an estimate.

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

 

 


HORSEBACK PACK TRIPS

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 Clinic Jul 17-21 $2100/person
Michael Obermeyer Plein Air Oil Painting Workshop TBD $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

 


 

SCENIC HORSEBACK RIDES

Reservations Required

Day Rides in San Juan National Forest Daily (9AM-5PM) (lunch included) $150/per (4-6 riders), $200/per (2-3 riders), $400 (1 rider)
Two-Hour Rides on the Palmer Ranch Daily (10AM and 2PM) $60/person

 


 

HIGH COUNTRY FISHING TRIPS

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

 

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

 

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

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

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