Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. All trips are subject to extreme weather/environment cancellations. For Backpackers, we, Our team at JC High Country is more like a family than co-workers. The packers spend their summers in the high country, thus know the terrain and the sights and sounds of the Sierra. The duration of your stay in the backcountry is up to you. Eastern High Sierra Pack Stations See USE NOTICE on Home Page. This is sunlight on a distant ridge…, Beautiful view of Little Antelope Valley, within hiking distance of the lodge…, JC High Country – Eastern Sierras Pack Station. The scenery alone is worth the trip, but whether you're a fisherman, a photographer or just have a desire to get away and leave footprints where very few travel, our outfitters will get you there. Just outside Bridgeport, California. Agnew was a natural lake that was expanded by a dam in the 1920’s. Don’t hesitate to make your reservations. JC High CountryOutfitting You With Adventures and Memories For a Lifetime!

Copyright (c) 1998 - 2025 Leavitt Meadows Pack Station Eastern High Sierra Pack Stations See USE NOTICE on Home Page. We take pride in offering custom trips to suit your needs, from drop camps to fully guided all inclusive trips. We are a full service pack station located in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains outside of the town of Mammoth Lakes, California. One of our guides after a long day on the trail…, The mountains and the scenery can be some of the best moments of your trip. Our horses and mules grazing in a meadow. Copyright (c) 1998 - 2025 Leavitt Meadows Pack Station Our Packing Services include all types of pack trips. A person's overall weight AND their height to weight ratio directly affects their ability to safely ride a horse in mountainous terrain. The forest regenerates so quickly and beautifully after a fire. Leavitt Meadows Pack Station has been operating since the early 1900’s. Once you’re on Mill Canyon, keep right, this dirt road turns into Golden Gate Mine Road. Rainbow Pack Outfitters is a working family business and has been in operation since 1924.

Mountain Clouds can be beautiful in the late fall.

Other trips available are multi-day fully outfitted trips into the Wilderness, or trips that ferry supplies into specific locations for those on long, backpacking trips. Plus, they can cook meals for 2 to 12 with ease. Obviously, they can also handle their animals, whether on a riding trail or a pack string. If you really want to get away from the hustle of everyday life and just relax in some of the most unbelievable countryside that exists, you’ve come to the right place. Fully clothed, a female rider's Body Mass Index (BMI) may not exceed 32 and the BMI for a male rider may not exceed 34. Our guests are also part of our extended JC. We like it that way because the further out in the wilderness we are, the more picturesque and desolate the terrain becomes.

Mustang Trips are are subject to a 3% USFS fee. Our family has owned and operated it since 1959. I have gotten so many requests from people who are looking to be packed back into the Sierra that I thought it best just to list some of the available pack stations on the Eastern and Western slopes of the Sierra Nevada. Pack Stations offer day trips on horseback. Come get away from it all and explore the magnificent Yosemite National Park and Ansel Adams / Minaret Wilderness with us. Virtually every trail-head in the Eastern Sierra is served or can be served by one of about 16 pack outfits operating in the region. Eastern Sierra Upper Elevation Pack Trip-Trout Fishing I was part of a group that took a 5 day/4 night pack trip into the upper elevation Sierras above June Lake for a fishing adventure. It’s a a steep gravel road around seven miles to the top. We offer an array of services including all-inclusive and customized pack trips, horseback vacations, seasonal horse drives, and the areas best daily horseback and mule trail rides.

Guided Hunting, Fishing, Trail Rides, and other excursions are available as well. Follow the road to the end, Little Antelope Pack Station will be at the end of Golden Gate Mine Road, you’ll see our sign.

This is also a perfect option for hikers.

An amazing morning in the Eastern Sierra Mountains. Everyone at JC enjoys working together and many are good friends outside of work. WELCOME to Mammoth Lakes Pack Outfit. This Eastern Sierra Wilderness Area consists of over 160,000 acres of majestic mountains, pristine waters, and abundant wildlife. Leavitt Meadows Pack Station will pack you into the Eastern Sierra back country near Bridgeport, CA Call CalTrans road information hotline: 1-800-427-7623, Walk-ins are welcome, but subject to availability. We're located on Sonora Pass (Highway 108) just a few miles west of Highway 395 outside of Bridgeport California with a paved road right to our front door. This trip is desirable because you are able to camp with much more equipment than what you would be able to backpack in with.

Come visit the pack station and take a horseback (or muleback) ride, complete with sightseeing and photography, customize a vacation to any of the backcountry areas we service and let us take care of the work, or choose from one of three options and have your gear packed into anywhere in Yosemite or the Hoover … When you get to Mill Canyon Road, turn west into the mountains. The packers spend their summers in the high country, thus know the terrain and the sights and sounds of the Sierra. Enjoy the scenic hike, take your time and save yourself from the wear and tear of hauling your gear. You are taken by horseback, your backpack by pack animal,to a desireable campsite on a lake or stream. Packers work out of Bridgeport, Mammoth Lakes, Bishop, Big Pine Independence and Lone Pine. We are a full service pack station located in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains outside of the town of Mammoth Lakes, California.

The packer and stock then return to the Pack Station. All riders must be at least 7 years old. Check your BMI by clicking here. View fullsize. Expect summer road construction in our area with possible 20 min delays. We like it that way because the further out in the wilderness we are, the more picturesque and desolate the terrain becomes. An amazing morning in the Eastern Sierra Mountains. Our wilderness guides will provide you with memories you'll treasure for the rest of your life. We start taking reservations in January and fill up very quick. Well it’s in the Eastern Sierra Mountains. Your gear will be dropped off and/or picked up at a location of your choice.

At that point you are on a regular backpacking trip, carrying your own gear around the mountains, and returning to the Pack Station at your convenience.

The forest regenerates so quickly and beautifully after a fire.

This was an early snow, looking across a valley to the west…, All season long, spring, summer and fall you’ll find us fishing by one of the hundreds of creeks we cross in the high country…, A string of mules at one of our pack Stations…, A Cowboy looking out from camp. You are picked up on a predetermined date. Secondary succession. Horse Drives are are subject to an 8% regulatory reservation fee, plus 3% USFS fee. Join us this season for some of the best hunting and fishing that California has to offer.

If you're looking for a fun and exciting way to see the Lakes Basin, Inyo National Forest, or John Muir Wilderness, please stop by or give us a call and let our competant staff and safe and friendly horses and mules show you a great time. This Eastern Sierra Wilderness Area consists of over 160,000 acres of majestic mountains, pristine waters, and abundant wildlife.

Come with us and explore the breathtaking views of the Eastern Sierra High Country Wilderness! All Trail Rides and Packing Schools are subject to an 8% regulatory reservation fee, plus 2% USFS fee. From the first miners to the first Sierra Club group trips to today's Wilderness adventurers, one constant in the Eastern Sierra has been the availability of a sturdy string of horses or mules ready to pack supplies into the high country. Virtually every trail-head in the Eastern Sierra is served or can be served by one of about 16 pack outfits operating in the region. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Whether you want to climb Mt Whitney from the west side, or traverse the entire John Muir Trail, we offer fully outfitted pack trips for both hikers and riders. For Backpackers, we, Our team at JC High Country is more like a family than co-workers. Whether you choose a spot trip, an extended pack trip, a sporting adventure, a dunnage/backpacker drop off or just a trail ride for the day, JC High Country outfitters will get you there. A person's overall weight AND their height to weight ratio directly affects their ability to safely ride a horse in mountainous terrain. I have gotten so many requests from people who are looking to be packed back into the Sierra that I thought it best just to list some of the available pack stations on the Eastern and Western slopes of the Sierra Nevada. Under permit with the Humboldt/Toiyabe National Forest We are proudly celebrating serving our customers for more than 60 years. Mountain Clouds can be beautiful in the late fall. From the south that’s a left turn, from the north turn right. Pack Stations, packers and their animals are part of the regions history, and still provide valuable service in the Wilderness, from carrying in tools and trail crews, to bringing food and fuel to hikers on multi-day treks, to providing day rides or entire trips to those who enjoy the scenery from the back of a horse or mule.