Priceless

Prices

It takes a lotta tack to pack a mule team

Packer (guide): $400 per packer per day

Pack Mule: $250 per animal per day

Riding Mule: $250 per animal per day

The charge is for whatever leaves the pack station each day you book.

Policies

Packer preparing for the ride
  • A non-refundable deposit of $600.00 or 20%, whichever is greater, is required to confirm the services and dates reserved. Wilderness Permit fees with be taken out of Deposit.
  • Itineraries are subject to change or cancellation due to unforeseen trail or weather conditions or packer’s discretion.
  • Wilderness Permits are $5.00 per person plus a $10.00 charge per group and are non-refundable.
  • All trips are subject to a 3% Forest Service Fee on the balance, not counting Permit money.
  • Maps to have “Tom Harrison” (Bishop Pass or Mono Divide).
  • Maximum group size is 15 people for the Wilderness Permits.
  • We limit 130-lbs to 150-lbs per pack mule.
  • Riders: We will tie your rain gear and jacket on the saddle for you and we supply a saddle horn bag to put water and snacks in for your ride. No day packs are allowed.
  • Gratuities are appreciated by our staff.
  • Cancellation and Refund Policy: Deposit are non-refundable. The Deposit could be applied to different dates if available or following packing season.
  • Bishop Pack Outfitters is not responsible for water purification nor providing toilette facilities. You are responsible for following government dictated waste disposal guidelines while in the backcountry. 
  • There is a 1:1.5 pack stock-to-person ratio in place per party. Pack station employees are included in the total party size, only when staying with the group for the duration of trip. See chart below.
  • PLEASE have your gear at the pack station at North Lake by 7:00 a.m. SHARP.

Pack stock-to-person ratio

Packing is perfection

Number of Persons

1
2 & 3
4
5 & 6
7
8 & 9
10
11 & 12
13
14 & 15

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Number of Allowable pack animals

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10