The Kootenay region of British Columbia hosts some of the best elk hunting available. We offer classic horseback hunts in an area that has consistently produced trophy class bulls. A 6 point restriction has been in place for many years and the effects are really paying off. Numbers have never been higher and the quality is second to none. Our bulls have magnificent, heavy racks, beautiful rich brown color, and range in the 280-330 class.

Our elk hunts can be physically demanding since the elk often frequent the sub alpine basins. Your backcountry and hunting skills will be put to the test during your stay with Rocky Mountain High. Pack horses are used extensively, however, hunters should be physically prepared for the challenges associated with hunting in the mountains. This hunt coincides with the rut, making bugling, an extremely exciting way to hunt this magnificent species. Our elk hunts run 8 days including 2 half days for packing in and out (7full days of hunting). Hunt includes mule and whitetail deer and black bear.

Aug. 31 – Sept. 6 7 day (Archery Only)
Sept. 9 – Sept. 16 8 day
Sept. 19 – Sept. 26 8 day
Sept. 29 – Oct. 6 8 day
Oct. 9 – Oct. 16 8 day
1×1 – 7 day (Archery) $6,500 US
1×1 – 8 day (includes blackbear, whitetail & muledeer) $7950 US

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Nov 3rd   I booked my Goat hunt with Marty in 2013 on the phone after several references said he was the best. My Goat hunt was this Fall of 2015. You know you have the right outfitter when the references will not get off the phone! If you want the real deal go with Rocky Mountain High Outfitters. We read more…

I had a successful bighorn sheep hunt with Rocky Mountain High in October, 2015.  I experienced sincere, professional and hardworking guides who were committed to providing the best chance for a successful hunt and a unique western Canadian wilderness adventure. Many thanks to Marty and Carrie, Jason and Evan.   Ben Van Sant October 21, 2015

Twice I’ve elk hunted with RMHO and both hunts were nothing less than spectacular and incredible experiences! Marty and his entire team are passionate about everything they do.  Abundant game, beautiful territory and first class hospitality…what else can I say except I can’t wait until next season!”

John Forte

For a few years now, I wanted to experience a Cat hunt.  I had such a good experience with Marty and his team with an Elk hunt that I was fortunate to go back a few years later. Marty and his team of guides are very knowledgeable and professional.  All, work very hard in order to please their clients, great read more…

Tamara Hale

When I harvested my Dall Sheep in 2009 it was the first step towards my Grand Slam and when I harvested my Stone Sheep in 2012, I only needed one more to complete my Grand Slam of North American Wild Sheep.  Many fellow hunters warned me the 4th would be my toughest so I needed to control as many of read more…

Tim Salisbury

I’ve hunted elk with Marty Lightburn for the past five consecutive years, and looking forward to another hunt this fall. His accommodations, food, and hunting experiences are all great. That’s why I book every year.

Daryl Kraft
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All prices are quoted in US FUNDS. Please add 2.5% Federal Goods and Services Tax (GST). A deposit of 1/3 of the hunt fee is required to secure a booking. The balance is payable prior to departure to camps, in the form of a CASHIER’S CHEQUE, TRAVELERS CHEQUES, or MONEY ORDER. Deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE.