Gene Kilgore’s Ranch Vacations

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The Leading Guide to Guest and Resort, Fly-Fishing, and Cross-Country Skiing Ranches in the United States and Canada, 6th Edition.

What to wear at the ranch

TIPS FROM THE RANCHERS Riding into the mesquite. Fly fishing in a rushing mountain stream. Mountain biking down an alpine slope. Getting a mani-pedi in the spa by the pool. Whether you’re planning a dude ranch vacation that includes lots of lounging or lots of miles in the saddle, you’re going to have to pack […]


Getting the family ready for a guest ranch vacay

So, last week we told you how to plan ahead for your guest ranch trip. Now the question is: How do you get the family ready for this unique vacation? Simple: ask Ranchweb. Gene Kilgore, chief wrangler here at Ranchweb, has visited most of the guest ranches in the West and beyond, and has learned […]


Ranch chic: what to pack for a dude ranch trip

TIPS FROM THE RANCHERS Summer vacation’s coming up faster than a freight train. Got to plan in order to pack right. What should Mom, Dad, and the kids wear to the ranch? And do you need to do any shopping first? Well, a guest ranch vacation is different, and requires a fresh set of expectations […]


What to wear for a dude ranch vacation

Ah, summer at the ranch. Horseback riding, hiking, fly fishing, oh my! But how you pack may determine whether you’re prepared for all the kinds of fun stuff you can enjoy on the ranch. A little planning goes a long way. Going to the mountains? Prepare for every kind of weather, from summer sun to […]


What to pack for a dude ranch vacation: 13 essentials

Remember, you’re going to a guest ranch, so casual dress is in style at all times.  Comfortable clothes and casual shoes or boots work best; you’re there for adventure and activity, so several changes of clothes are desirable.  If its an upscale resort ranch, then you’ll want some nicer clothes for evening (cruise casual describes […]


Tony Lama’s new boots for summer

The Tony Lama Stars Collection—a new line of barrel racing boots—was inspired by the company’s work with the National Barrel Horse Association. These boots are designed to meet the needs of barrel racing competitors, but it turns out that they work great for anyone who’s looking for protection and comfort in the stirrup. Whether your’re […]