In The News
Packgoats in the Press!
We recently came across an article about packgoats on Yahoo! Jodie Gullickson has a packgoat guiding business near Carson, NV called High Sierra Packgoats. Follow the link below! https://www.yahoo.com/now/weight-off-shoulders-literally-hike-160000365.htmlRead More
Goat Packing: What is it?
Written by Nancy Clough and published in the Idaho Centers for Independent Living newsletter. Goatpacking is a growing sport that is enabling many people to go places they otherwise could not reach. The word packgoat generally means a full sized goat that is emotionally bonded to its human and is willing to go…Read More
“A Different kind of Pack Animal” – Powell Tribune packgoat Article
A great article about Justin and Desarae Starck that appeared in the Powell Tribune and written by Mark Davis. Please click the link under the photo! https://www.powelltribune.com/stories/a-different-kind-of-pack-animal,21835Read More
Goats Help Carry the Load During Hiking Trips
Published in Ellensburg Daily Record Story by SHANAI BEMIS Photos: Brian Myrick / Daily Record Hikers venturing out in the Kittitas Valley might encounter familiar landscape — canyons, hills, sagebrush and shrub steppe. They might also find something unexpected: five goats with pack saddles following docilely behind Dick Carkner. Stitches, Inky, Lightning, Rambo and Thor are…Read More
Montana Outdoors: “Moving Meat”
An article in Montana Outdoors references packgoats as a means of getting harvested game out of the backcountry. NAPgA member Nancy Clough’s Oberhasli goats are pictured. http://fwp.mt.gov/mtoutdoors/HTML/articles/2017/movingmeat.htm#.Wal0LZOGNE5Read More