Mountain Goats
I can't even describe how incredible it was to hike with such knowledgable and skillful guides. They clearly know these mountains better than any human guide, and you can tell they really feel comfortable at altitude. -Bear Grylls

There's no doubt about it: mountain goats are the best hiking companions. In fact, Backpacker Magazine recently recognized a Coloradan tribe of goats (pictured above) as the 2014 Hiking Companion of the Year. They've turned their hiking expertise into a thriving business near Breckenridge, and they now offer a wide array of expedition guide services in the Central Rockies. Hourly rates vary seasonly, and reservations are highly encouraged.

Schedule a hike with an award-winning goat guide by downloading their iPhone app here.