Channel your Cowboy

Channel your inner cowboy and get your hands dirty on a working Albertan ranch. Riding to fence posts, feeding the animals, tagging the calves – farm life is physically tough and yet satisfyingly simple. You know what has to be done, and you do it.  Please note that Skyline Ranch, featured in the book, is no longer in operation.

Length of Trip : 2-3 Days

Cost : Rates at Sierra West

Best time to go : Open Year Round, although summer is always easier on the body!

Wheelchair friendly : Some ranch activities are not accessible.

Family friendly : Yes

Where to eat : Meals are served at the ranch

Official Site : Sierra West Cabins and Ranch Vacations Email: [email protected]

Where to Stay : Sierra West has cabins that accommodate groups from 2 – 7 people.

Getting There : Sierra West: located 18 km North of Lundbreck on Hwy #22, or South of Longview approximately 1 hour (60 miles)

Note from Robin : Skyline Ranch is unfortunately no longer in operation. Bill Moynihan (the man, the legend!) passed away in 2019 at the age of 81.

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