Ranch Rider Adds Eco Focused Ranch To Its 2014 Collection
Tour operator, Ranch Rider is adding a new ranch suited to eco-adventurers to its 2014 collection. Due for release at the end of November the riding holiday specialist’s latest brochure will feature an additional luxury guest property in Montana within easy reach of America’s first ever national park.
Tony Daly, Managing Director of Ranch Rider, comments, “Our newest addition to the Big Sky state is ideal for guests who want to experience the beauty and wildlife of the Greater Yellowstone eco-system. A pioneer post in terms of preservation, Lone Mountain is committed to conservation and the ranch is sure to attract travellers who want to reconnect with nature.”
Yellowstone is the largest and most famous “megafauna” location in the Continental United States, and the national park is located only 20-miles from Montana’s Lone Mountain Luxury Guest Ranch. Uniquely positioned, all day Yellowstone horseback rides and hikes to the Ouzel Falls are available, as are tailored ranch rides covering the Lee Metcalf Wilderness and Gallatin National Forest. Moose, elk, bear and coyote dot the surrounding landscape, along with a wide variety of birdlife – every outdoor pursuit hosted by expert naturalists. The youth programme (3-18 years) includes, pony treks and mini hikes for the little ones, while geo-caching and overnight pack trips are on offer to teens.
Billed as an all-inclusive ranch, mountain biking, archery, fly-fishing, and more are also incorporated into the price of the stay; “Vinyassa” style yoga classes and massage services appealing to those who want to combine an adventure holiday with health and wellness. The ranch saloon and “adult only” dining experiences give parents a chance to mingle, guests retiring to one of many western themed cosy cabins, or the Ridge Top Lodge (complete with six guest rooms and a hot tub), which is ideal for larger parties (minimum 10 guests). 7-nights with Ranch Rider from £1,725pp (two sharing), £1,629pp (13-17 years) and £1,349pp (6-12 years) including, accommodation, meals, house wine and draught beer, most ranch activities (including riding), use of ranch facilities, taxes and transfers. Excludes gratuities left to discretion and return flight from £899pp and from £783pp (under 12 years). (6-years +).