Reservation Policies & Forms

Reservation & Cancellation Policies


  • Chevron down Reservation Policy For All Trips
    • Complete Acknowledgment of Risk PDF
    • Send a 20% non-refundable deposit to hold reservations
    • Full payment due thirty days prior to the starting date of the trip and is non-refundable
    • All rates subject to a 3% outfitter-guide fee.
    • Riders over 200 pounds or who are very heavy for their height need to be approved by the pack station before they may sign up for a trip.
    • Riders cannot weigh over 240 pounds.
    • The pack station needs to approve all people who have physical characteristics and disabilities that may pose a safety risk for the participant.
    • Advise if you need other arrangements.
    • Itineraries subject to change due to unforeseen trail or weather conditions or packer’s discretion.
    • No stock left overnight without a packer.
    • No riding double.
  • Chevron down Cancellation & Refund Policy
    • Deposit and final payments within 30 days of starting date are non-refundable. Refund of payment (except deposit) is non-refundable. Refund of payment (except deposit) will be returned only if you fill spot on trip.
    • No transfer of deposit or trip fee to the following year for cancellations.
    • We advise guests to purchase cancellation and trip travel insurance if you don’t want to assume risk of losing payment due to illness or family emergency. 
    • You can get answers to frequently asked questions and quotes for travel insurance at TravelSafe and iTravelInsured, as well as other other sites. You can also contact a travel agent for information.
  • Chevron down Virginia Lakes Pack Outfit - All Rights Reserved
  • Last Updated: June 16, 2018
    Copyright © 2015-2018 Virginia Lakes Pack Outfit – All Rights Reserved

    Virginia Lakes Pack Outfit provides all of its trips as a permittee of the Toiyabe National Forest and Yosemite National Park.

    NOTICE: “In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information is also available in languages other than English.

    To file a complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027 , found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html , or at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provided in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (a) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (b) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (c) email:[email protected]

    “USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.”


General Reservation Request Form

For Dunnage, Spot Trips, Base Camps & Special Requests