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The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies

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Do not miss this wonderful opportunity!

Everything about this trip was fabulous - the location and scenery, the horses, the ride options... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2017
JaneRocket
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Vancouver, Canada
Trip of a lifetime

This trip was a dream come true. My friend and I spent a lot of time planning and preparing for... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2017
A J
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Italian Alps, Italy
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The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies is an experienced non-profit registered society celebrating 95 years of taking people from all over the world into the back country of Canada's Rocky Mountains. Honouring our distinctive western cowboy...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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123 Freeport Blvd NE | Acclaim Hotel, Calgary, Alberta T3N 0A3, Canada
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

Everything about this trip was fabulous - the location and scenery, the horses, the ride options, the food and the accommodations. But most importantly, the people are fantastic - the guides from Alpine Stables are wonderful and will make you feel comfortable and secure regardless...More

2  Thank JaneRocket
Management response:Responded November 6, 2017

Dear Jane Rocket! Glad you liked it! We do try..... :) Our 2018 website is up and running with a few minor tweeks yet to come. We are reverting to our standard wilderness camp which is quite different from our front country camp that you...More

Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

This trip was a dream come true. My friend and I spent a lot of time planning and preparing for this adventure, and we're so happy that we finally did it. We slept in TeePees (giggling like kids) and showered 'rough' outdoors. (Does it count...More

2  Thank A J
Management response:Responded August 31, 2017

, General Manager at The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, responded to this review, 28 Aug 2017 Many thanks for your WONDERFUL review! It was a joy to have you visiting our country and glad that our "Alberta hospitality" lived up to its name....More

Reviewed August 24, 2017

The whole experience far surpassed my expectations: the scenery was spectacular; the horses were steadfast and well cared for; the other riders were lots of fun and full of enthusiasm; the Emcee, trail leaders, and guest speakers were very knowledgeable; the food was great; the...More

1  Thank wils0n17
Management response:Responded August 26, 2017

Our goal is to "surpass expectations!" I am so glad that we did. :) It is our brand of Alberta western hospitality and culture; cowboy style..... See you next summer for "the best vacation of your life...."

Reviewed August 22, 2017

My first time in Canada first time horse riding as well, but what an amazing experience! I was with a small group of wonderful ladies and our MCee Larry had charm and patience. My friend & I chose to sleep in the TeePee but tents...More

1  Thank moonsy
Management response:Responded August 23, 2017

Thank-you for your kinds words.... I am so glad that you enjoyed your trip with us. You certainly timed it right with great weather and a smaller group. Next year, you will be able to ride to different areas in Waterton and then in 2019,...More

Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

5 days of riding wonderfully trained horses, Sleeping on cots in a tipi, scrumptious food, fantastic evening entertainment couldn't ask for a more awesome adventure. Leave the city and stress behind, come on a ride with this great club!More

1  Thank T3505NWpatrickm
Management response:Responded August 26, 2017

General Manager at The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, responded to this review, 20 Aug 2017 Leaving stress behind and escaping our busy world is one of the many benefits of a ride with the TRCR. We do the work, and you sit back...More

Reviewed August 17, 2017

My experience with the TRCR is one that I will never forget. I was given a special gift to go horseback riding, and I could not refuse. I had very little experience, and found myself searching 'google' for riding hints. I even took a few...More

2  Thank fi0nagt
Management response:Responded August 26, 2017

General Manager at The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, responded to this review, 20 Aug 2017 Over the years our demographics have changed and we now have many seniors with us each year (our oldest this summer was 87!). We can handle anyones riding...More

Reviewed August 17, 2017

Just as our photographs couldn't capture the majesty of the mountains through which we rode, it's impossible to adequately describe the TRCR experience in a "snapshot" review. In July of 2017, after much anticipation, I rode with my two sisters on a six-day adventure. The...More

1  Thank Joan V
Management response:Responded August 26, 2017

, General Manager at The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, responded to this review, 20 Aug 2017 Dear Joan: It was a joy to have you and your sisters with us. I am so glad that you felt at ease with us. We do...More

Reviewed August 11, 2017

This was our 2nd year joining the TRCR. The magic continued with views of mountains, lakes, streams, wildlife and meadows full of wild flowers. The rides were challenging but only if you chose this route. Other riding options were always available. The horses were sturdy...More

1  Thank June J
Management response:Responded August 26, 2017

, General Manager at The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, responded to this review, 16 Aug 2017 Dear June: Great to have you and your husband back for a second year! The TRCR is about an experience as opposed to a "vacation package." There...More

Reviewed August 10, 2017

We recently completed a 4 day riding trip with TRCR and it was truly wonderful. We did a lot of research prior to the trip and TRCR continued to come up as a possibility because of the testimonials and pictures on the website. But none...More

2  Thank david t
Management response:Responded August 26, 2017

, General Manager at The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies, responded to this review, 16 Aug 2017 Dear David: Do you think you said enough??? LOL LOL :) :) Many thanks for your review. Nothing gives us more pleasure than to take people like...More

Reviewed August 8, 2017

Everything the others reviews said is absolutely true My husband, 11-year-old and I took a six-day trip with TRCR in July. It was a fantastic experience loved by all of us. I would go back tomorrow. Must say, I wasn't prepared for how rustic it...More

1  Thank 250waa
Management response:Responded August 16, 2017

Thank-you for your review. We do have running water; from the hot water cistern to your wash basin! LOL It is rustic and comforatable for a reason, "it is all part of the true western experince!" :) Glad you enoyed it and thanks for participating...More

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crystalcram
December 15, 2017|
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Response from srwatkins1958 | Property representative |
We do not operate in the winter. I would suggest that you might like to find a local stable in the area and brush up befpr attending one of our rides. Try the Baron Barn in Black Diamond. FYI, our rides are 70% booked... More
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David P
April 17, 2017|
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Weather is unpredictable in Alberta 12 months of the year. In July, hot 80+ F, sunny and dry; no humidity. It could rain, and it is a lot cooler here than Singapore which I have been. About 1/3 of our guests are solo. Email... More
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