Real Pack Llamas
Classic Llama Breeding Stock
Welcome to the Spring Creek Llama Ranch Website
We selectively breed for packing llamas.
Our 33rd year packing with llamas.
We provide support for
new llama owners.
After 33 years in the llama business, we have retired from breeding and selling pack llamas. This means we are rounding up a small group of llamas to keep for long pack trips in our retirement. Also staying with us are our retired packers and retired breeding females. They are part of our family and will stay with us until the end.
We no longer have any llamas for sale.
We have kept up our pages about our former llamas for historial bloodline information.
Check out one of our packing stories!
2003 Sierra Trip
The normal sleeping in which I enjoy on these trips was dispensed with today. We woke up early to get a quick start and beat the heat crossing the vast expanses of slick rock. Mc Guire lake was left at about 830. Our group headed for the edge of the basin. At the rim, rather than descending on the official trail, a particularly poorly maintained chute of loose rock and soil, we took a hard left and picked our way along a narrow bench on the face of what amounts to a cliff with about 300 vertical feet of chances to fall. read more...
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Read our How-To articles!
Packing Tips - Packing and Loading Panniers
Using a Rain Fly: Lay rain fly centered over the load. Tie or clip down corners of the rain fly to the panniers. Be sure to utilize additional mean besides the rain fly to keep important items dry (ie: line the pannier with a plastic garbage bag). While panniers may be constructed of water proof or water resistant materials, they seldom keep their contents dry in a steady rain or downpour. read more...
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