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Mystic Saddle Ranch Multi-Day and Fishing Trips
Sawtooth Wilderness, Stanley, Idaho

We have two base camps that we set up in the spring and take down in the fall. All other trips are beside a lake or stream but we pack everything in and everything out on each trip at our other lake or stream locations.

One Day Fishing Trips are available through our All Day Rides - View Here

Toxaway Lake Base Camp - Offering: Fly Fishing, Lake Fishing

Our base camp at Toxaway Lake adjoins a glacial meadow overlooking the lake basin and the surrounding mountains that tower above. The perennial snowfields feed small streams, which cascade into the blue lake below. At base camp, you will find the comforts of horseback packing. Comfortable chairs, toilet, and great views all add to a quiet relaxing atmosphere.

Toxaway Lake is minutes away from our base camp with fishing, swimming, and just enjoying this spectacular country. From the trailhead at Pettit Lake the trail to Toxaway leads past several small lakes with waterfalls and streams connecting the way. When the snow banks have melted, the route over Snowyside Pass and down the Alice Lake Canyon provides spectacular views from the pass. This trail winds its way back to our starting point down the Twin Lakes/Alice Lake Canyon.
The Toxaway Base Camp is 9 miles from the trailhead and sits at 8200 feet above sea level.

$277.00/person/day + tax  4 person minimum
Reservations require 40% deposit and balance due 45 days prior to trip.

Edna Lake Base Camp - Offering: Fly Fishing, Lake Fishing

Edna Lake Base Camp trips shows our guests the best of the Sawtooth Wilderness. Base camp is located between two great lakes for fishing and at the trail junction for exploring other lake basins. Our base camp provides many opportunities for wilderness fun. At base camp, you will enjoy healthy western style meals, campfire evenings, and great views. The trail leads on to other high lake basin areas to explore for fishing, hiking and enjoying.

For the fisherman: fishing is done from the shoreline or using float tubes. Enjoy a lazy day fishing as you are floating in the middle of crystal clear water and setting the hook for Cutthroat Trout.

Edna Lake Base Camp is at 8200 feet above sea level and is 14 miles from the trailhead. The trail goes by Toxaway Lake, then up and over Sand Mountain Pass into the Payette River Drainage.

$277.00/person/day + tax 4 person minimum
Reservations require 40% deposit and balance due 45 days prior to trip.

Fly Fishing and camping by High Mountain Wilderness Lakes

3 day, 4 day, 5 day or multi-day trips

Ride or hike to one of our 180 lakes for a chance to match wits with a variety of high country trout species. You can fish a different lake each day and also explore the vast array of country that the Sawtooth Wilderness has to offer. We will customize this trip to meet your needs and desires. Fishing these high lakes surrounded by mountain peaks is a life changing experience. Fish for brook, rainbow and cut-throat trout from the banks or from a float tubes. Since the horse will be packing in your gear, you can fish in luxury with a tube, fins and waders that you would not normally be able to use if you had to pack it on your back. In the evenings sit by a fire and re-live you day's adventures in the wonderful wilderness setting.

$277.00/person/day + tax  4 person minimum
Reservations require 40% deposit and balance due 45 days prior to trip.

Sawtooth Wilderness Overnight Pack Trip - Offering: Fly Fishing, Lake Fishing

Our overnight pack trips takes you on a tour of 5 lakes, a glacial canyon, and a wilderness camp at Toxaway Lake where you experience the high country in all its beauty and splendor. Meet your guides at Tin Cup Trailhead at Pettit Lake to begin your trip to the overnight camp near Toxaway Lake. Lunch will be near one of four sparkling lakes and waterfalls.
The scenery is great! Be sure to bring your camera.

Upon arriving at Toxaway Lake, there is time to fish, explore, swim, or just relax before enjoying a hearty western dinner. The next morning you have time to enjoy fishing, or a short hike through meadows where wildflowers abound to a perennial snow field above the lake. The leisurely ride back down the canyon is filled with breath taking views of lakes, valleys and the White Cloud Mountains beyond.

$555.00/Rider, $421.00/Hiker + tax  4 person minimum
Reservations require 40% deposit and balance due 45 days prior to trip.

Overnight at the Head of Redfish Lake - Offering: Fly Fishing, Lake Fishing

A fun, weekend get away! This trip is ideal for groups that have a few folks that would prefer not to ride or may not be 6 years old yet. We provide all of your gear, set up camp, and even prepare your meals, just bring clothing and a toothbrush! Riders will depart from Redfish Corrals and enjoy a scenic ride along Redfish Lake. Non-riders experience taking a boat ride across the lake directly to their camp site! Enjoy a back country experience that accommodates everyone!

$334.00/person + tax  4 person minimum
Reservations require 40% deposit and balance due 45 days prior to trip.

Spot Pack Trips

Spot pack trips are becoming more popular with the backpacker. Our horses and guides will take you and your gear to the destination of your choice. They will return at a prearranged time or you may choose to hike out yourself. A spot pack trip allows you to take whatever supplies you want to enjoy your stay. The cost is based on the number of horses used, plus a guide fee.

$139.00/horse/day + taxes
$168.00/guide/day + taxes
Minimum charge of 4 horses + 1 guide
Reservations require 40% deposit and balance due 45 days prior to trip.

Spot Pack With Food

This trip is for the group who would like to be on their own in the wilderness but don't want to deal with food planning. We will take your group into a destination of your choice, provide you with your meals and kitchen and a prearranged menu.

Trip includes: Pack and riding horses, guide in and out, food and kitchen. Cook available upon request for additional charge.
$139.00/horse/day + taxes
$168.00/guide/day + taxes
$72.00 per person per day for food and kitchen.
Minimum charge of 4 horses + 1 guide
Reservations require 40% deposit and balance due 45 days prior to trip.

Hiking with Pack Stock

Hiking with pack stock can create leisurely hikes with a different camp every couple of days. This is your opportunity to design a hiking trip through as much or as little of the wilderness as your group desires.

Trips includes: Guide, cook, pack stock, camp gear and food.
$210.00/person/day + taxes
6 person minimum charge.

Fly Fishing the Middle Fork of the Salmon River - Offering Stream Fishing

Enjoy fishing and exploring the world famous Middle Fork of the Salmon River in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. Swing aboard gentle mountain horses for a spectacular ride along the river to our camp. Fish this outstanding river for native Cutthroat and Rainbow trout. Fishing in this area is catch and release for Cutthroat trout to insure the continuance of this high quality fishing experience. Our camp is close to the river, so it is a short walk to catch the early morning or evening hatch. Our guides will be happy to assist you in this fantastic fly-fishing experience.

Plan at least 3 days to enjoy this once in a life time trip.

$323.00/person/day + tax  4 person minimum
Reservations require 40% deposit and balance due 45 days prior to trip.

We are recreation service partners with the U.S. Forest Service operating with a special use permit in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area & Salmon Challis National Forest. We are licensed and bonded outfitters and guides under license by the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Licensing Board.

NOTE:  Because of safety, we do not allow double riding, children must be 6 years old to ride and maximum weight is 250 pounds.

Please arrive at ride locations 30 min. before your ride time.

Don't forget: sunscreen, hats, waiver, & cameras.

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