2023 Backcountry Vacations with Canadian Geographic

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime guided horseback journey with a Canadian Geographic Host through the Banff wilderness.

The ultimate backcountry trip, few folks ever get to experience a place like this and with a special host/ travel expert/photographer from Canadian Geographic.

Trip Details

Join your Canadian Geographic Host on an epic six day ride, staying at two comfortable backcountry lodges.

You’ll spend six days exploring Banff National Park on horseback, with the highlight or riding up to 8,100 feet at Allenby Pass.

Duration: 6 Days, 5 Nights

Age: 9+ (max 230lbs)

Dates & Hosts:

June 22, 2023  and June 29,2023 Departures

  • Host: Scott Forsyth is a professional photographer specializing in the Canadian landscape and in 2019 became Canadian Geographic’s newest Photographer-in-Residence.

August 24, 2023, and August 31, 2023 Departures

  • Host: Robin Esrock is a bestselling author, journalist, TV host, and public speaker. Having travelled to over 110 countries on 7 continents, his stories and photography have appeared in major publications on five continents,

Price: $2,999 per person (based on double occupancy)

Includes: Five nights accommodation and a fully catered menu

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Terms and Conditions

Bookings are required in advance online or by phone. Our usual 30 day change and cancellation policy applies to all bookings.

Rider Restrictions

All horseback riders must be 9 years or older, and a maximum of 230lbs. Please refer to the full list of restrictions.


Got a question about what to wear, where to meet or other tour details? Check out the full trip details.

All trips depart from Warner Stables on Sundance Road in Banff, located a five minute drive from downtown Banff.

Contact Us

Want to speak with a real person before booking, or prefer to book over the phone? Phone us on 1800-661-8352.