The best way to camp in Banff’s backcountry is on a summer horseback tent trip where you can see the best of the off-the-grid, wild, and remote locations without sacrificing luxury. Camp in backcountry style with heated tents, an on-site chef and professional guides away from other campers, sounds, and cell service.

What makes Sundance Lodge the perfect winter group getaway? Some might say that the key is a place just to yourselves, activities for all ages, and might involve a good old’ guitar around the campfire. Others are looking to sleep late in comfortable log beds, spend the day by the fire with a good book, and play intense card and board games into the night. But everyone can agree you need great food!

The connection with Erling Strom at Banff Trail Riders meet with curiosity and convenience. Both curious about what was out there to explore and show guests, and both keen to provide convenience for guests on trips.

Meet Aardvark! This awesome appaloosa mule is both broke to ride and pack. He is a favourite among many and has quite the character! A lesson all of the new packers must learn when packing Aardvark is he loves food. He will eat anything you offer him. He not only

Meet Amigo! This little horse absolutely loves taking guests into the back country on our multi-day trips! He is a sure-footed and reliable horse that we can always count on to take our younger and more nervous guests down the trail. Amigo has been on every trail and to every

Meet Bart! Bart is trained to both ride and to pull carriages and sleighs. Bart used to work downtown Banff taking guests on carriage rides, but has decided to make a change and take guest around horseback to see the trails around Banff National Park. Bart is always full of

Meet Zeke! You would never think that Zeke was an ex barrel racing horse when riding him out on the trails. Zeke is a go-to for our guides with our young and timid riders. We can fully put our trust in him with putting nothing but confidence and a smile

Meet Whiskey! Whiskey came to us as a 3 year old and clearly loves his job! This little sorrel has an in your pocket personality, and he will follow you around for pats all day. You can find him at our Warner Stables location taking guests out for hourly trail

Meet Trigger! Trigger is always so eager to show people around Banff National Park. He prefers to take kids out on our trails, making him one of our taller kid’s horses. He knows he’s tall for the little ones so he will drop his head nice and low so that