Best of the West Outfitters

Multi-night pack and hunting trips with the best outfitters in Wyoming

Wyoming's Foremost Outfitter & Guides

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Why We’re Best in the West!

When it comes to outfitters in Wyoming, we believe our name says it all. From the expertise of our guides to the quality of our camps, and of course, the incredible bounty of the Wyoming wilderness, Best of the West Outfitters deliver an experience worthy of our name with each and every trip.

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    We are professional guides with more than 40 years combined experience and have been continuously operating as outfitters in the Wyoming wilderness since 1986
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    We’ve conducted more than 500 hunts over 20 seasons and guided more than 1,200 happy hunters and fishers
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    We’re one of the most diversified outfitters in the industry, holding permits in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, State and Private lands
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    Our expertise in fair chase, free-range, migratory, multi-state big game, and trophy species hunts gives you the opportunity to learn with the best and explore new challenges as a sportsman
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    Join us for summertime Blue Ribbon fly fishing trips, Wilderness pack trips, and single-day Trail Rides

“A Dream Trip”

If you want a great horseback hunt with quality horses/mules “Best of the West Outfitters” is the place to go. Bruce’s guides are top-notch and also top-notch cowboys who often frequent the rodeo circuit. This is a great plus in coaching us flat-landers on what we need to know about horsemanship.

– Lyle Swift, Harrison OH

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Join us for a day of horseback riding with cowboys on mountain trails through the high country of Wyoming. Take in majestic views of The Winds and Wyoming Peak and prepare for wildlife sightings including elk, moose, deer, and more.

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Ride out on a summer Wilderness Pack Trip for a 3, 5, 7, or 10 days adventure with our expert outfitters in Wyoming’s backcountry.

Our summer Fly Fishing Pack Trips are a fly fisher’s dream. It doesn’t get much better than riding out on horseback for a guided multi-day trip in Wyoming’s backcountry to fish Yellowstone and Bonneville Cutthroats, brown trouts, rainbows, brook trouts, and more.

Hunt mule deer, antelope, moose, elk, and bighorn sheep with experienced guides in areas we’ve thoroughly scouted to give you the best odds for harvesting trophy game.

Get Ready For Your Trip

How do you prepare for the trip of a lifetime? Here’s our 5G Get Ready Plan:

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    Get your permits: Be sure you have the proper permits, stamps, points, and licenses for your hunt. We can help with this. Check our “Wyoming Game and Fish Overview” to get a head start.
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    Gear up: Make sure you have the proper clothing, personal gear, and hunting or fishing gear. PRO TIP: Make sure you can comfortably hike up and downhill in well broken-in footwear! Check our “What to Bring” page to get started.
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    Get in shape: Camp life is rigorous, and elevation is a challenge for many people. Hunters especially should be in good physical condition for strenuous hikes in steep terrain carrying heavy gear. If you’re coming from a lower elevation, it helps to arrive a few days before your hunt.
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    Go for a ride: If you’ll be riding a horse on your hunt, try to get in a ride or two before you arrive.
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    Get proficient with your firearm: One of the most important factors for a successful hunt is your ability to shoot well. Get plenty of practice at home and take advantage of the local shooting range when you arrive