Planning Camping Trips: my Winter vicarious riding!
   

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Trail Riding

Planning Camping Trips: my Winter vicarious riding!

This is a discussion on Planning Camping Trips: my Winter vicarious riding! within the Trail Riding forums, part of the Riding Horses category
  • Vicarious ride
  • Vicarious camping trip

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    12-20-2010, 08:26 PM
  #1
Weanling
Planning Camping Trips: my Winter vicarious riding!

Well, I think I've worked out my first horse camping trip for next spring. At least, my first "real" trip--might do an overnight someplace close to home for practice.

Just south of Lewiston, Idaho is the Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area--about 160,000 acres, I think. On the NW corner I've found what appears to be a good two night, three day, loop camping trip. About 2/3 of the distance is on abandoned old dirt roads. There are two sections where there doesn't appear to be any trails--and since this is Snake River Canyon Country it might not be possible to get through.

Virtually the entire trip (less two short connections) will be along creeks. Hopefully, creeks full of trouts but I won't know until I drop a line into them. But, there should be plenty of water and forage for the horses along the creeks.

Since this will be a first trip I'm figuring on going light with backpacking gear. Actually, I could probably backpack the trip in three days but the whole point is to ride the horse and horse camp!

Ah, the wonder of the 'net! All sorts of good camping and trip information available if you just sit down and surf! With Fish and Game maps showing boundaries and roads/trails, topo maps showing how rugged the country might be, and satelite views showing ground cover and terrain--well, it sure makes it fun to take virtual trips and plan real ones!
     

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Camping/trail riding in Jefferson Nat. Forest *pic horseluver250 Horse Pictures 2 10-17-2010 09:50 AM
My Belgium trips a lot..anyone else?? Belgiumdream Draft Horses 8 07-05-2010 09:48 PM
Weekend trips farmpony84 General Off Topic Discussion 19 03-17-2010 08:38 PM
Camping out and trail riding QOS Trail Riding 32 10-21-2009 11:59 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0