"The White Cloud Wilderness was absolutely amazing! The guides were top-notch and the food was spectacular! Thank you for teaching us how to fly fish and saddle a horse!"
Julie Smelcer

spot-pack or drop camp for backpackers

  • This service offers avid backpackers and hikers the freedom of experiencing the backcountry on their own and without the added weight of a heavy pack.
  • This service is for hikers somewhat familiar with the country with their own itinerary already in mind.
  • You decide where you want your gear dropped off and we do the rest.
  • We allow 70lbs of gear per side of pack animal.
  • We meet you and your gear at the trailhead, pack-up your equipment and transport it by horseback to your campsite.
  • We then return at a prearranged date and time to pack your gear out of the backcountry.
  • You may also choose to ride into or out of your destination.
  • Cost is based upon the number of horses used regardless of whether they are ridden or packed.


$135/Pack Animal/Trip

(Min. 1 Packer & 3 Head Packstock)

Multi-Day Base Camp Adventure Fishing or Photography

  • This multi-day mountain lake fly fishing trip begins with a guided horseback ride into your reserved camp located in the heart of the White Cloud Wilderness
  • Your cozy camp will consist of 14×16 sleep tents complete with wood stoves and comfortable cots with four (4) inch foams.
  • All meals are served family-style.  Our covered kitchen is completely set-up with propane stoves, bar-b-que facility and wash up area.
  • We bring all the fresh essentials and more to offer a variety of scrumptious grilled entrees while you concentrate your efforts on “matching the hatch.”
  • Our knowledgeable fly fishing guides will also instruct you on techniques if you are new to the sport.  
  • If more photographic opportunity is what you’re looking for or just a change of scenery, you may choose to hike to one of several other lates in the immediate area, too.


(Minimum 2 people)

guided backpacking

  • This service is designed for persons or groups who enjoy the security of hiking with an experienced trip guide.
  • Groups or individuals provide all their own equipment, camping ear, sleeping bags, cook gear and groceries for the trip.
  • Your guide comes self-sufficient with his/her own gear ready to go!
  • Your guide provides knowledge of the specific area both on and off trails, will demonstrate and utilize low impact camping techniques and will provide area interpretation.
  • Specific itineraries are pre-planned based upon your ability level and expectations.  
  • Number of days can vary and group size limitations will conform to Forest Service regulations.


(Max. 10 guests/guide)

(Horse support available at spot-pack rate)

White Cloud Outfitters Hiking & Backpacking

Come Adventure With Us

Horseback Trips

Our horseback trips are designed so guests can really experience the White Clouds.


We offer summer Chinook Salmon fishing, fly fishing for spring steelhead, summer rainbow trout and guided mountain lake and stream fly fishing for hikers.


Fully Guided Big Game Hunts

Hiking & Backpacking

Explore the trails and alpine lakes of the White Clouds.

River Floats

We are licensed to over 120 miles of the Salmon River with lots of options regarding launch sites, camp sites and take-out locations. We offer day and multi-day float trips.

Llama Trekking

Contact us for more info.

White Cloud Outfitters Inc is operating under special use permit with the Salmon-Challis National Forest, Sawtooth National Forest, BLM, and is an equal opportunity provider.


Members Idaho Outfitters & Guides Association

White cloud outfitters

Jerrod & Jenni Farr