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Trails to Empowerment

We are an international group of people dedicated to personal development, nature conservation and nature connection in a unique wilderness environment.

On this website, we want to empower you by sharing our adventures with you in our video library, inspiring you with empowering tales on our podcast and stories about the personal journeys of community partners on our blog.

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We lead you through a process of self discovery from interest development to identifying goals, to defining how to live life with purpose!


We facilitate your connection with nature, stewardship of the wilderness and personal empowerment through adventure trips including horse trips, training programs, hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing and much more!


We work to protect wildlife, champion responsible land management and protect the environment long into the future.



Here we feature inspirational movies about our transformational journeys.

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Here we share inspirational talks about our transformational journeys!

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Author: Maaike

Summary: Many of us are held back by fear which stops us fully appreciating life. But breaking out of our comfort zone leads to exceptional results. Fear becomes an excuse not to act and it works against us. Facing our fears creates exceptional results as we are inspired by others and find our sense of purpose.

Author: Colette and Jason

Summary: On our hike journey, we were taught an important lesson about slowing down to enjoy the moment by one of Chilcotin Holidays’ mountain horses. The Chilcotin mountains are a place of undisturbed nature where you can have a true wilderness experience. It’s about the journey, not the destination.

Author: Lisa

Summary: WSF contributes to the sustainability of the Mountain Goat herds through population surveys. Lisa shares her trip, in which she counted Mountain Goats and explains why this is important.

Are you ready for more in life?

Join us on the trail to empowerment towards a greater sense of self-confidence, courage and initiative. Find a greater connection with nature and yourself. Develop your leadership skills in a unique environment where you can evolve with a positive mindset by facing challenges and pushing yourself out of your comfort zone. 



Here we present inspirational stories we wrote about our transformational journeys.

Delve into our most recent stories!

I came to Chilcotin Holidays to learn to be a horseback guide. Along the way, I learned how to face and overcome my challenges, accept myself and find some answers. Now, after my journey with Chilcotin Holidays, I can reflect on my transformation.… Read More
The ranch is a place full of diversity, both of culture and opinion, yet through our shared goals and purposes, we live and work together as a highly functional and successful community. Here, we all take initiative for ourselves and the work that needs to be done, we are all leaders and equal members of the team.… Read More
Riding through the mountain snow is all part of Bighorn sheep scouting. As wilderness stewards, it is our responsibility to be involved in nature conservation, one of the ways we can do that is through wildlife viewing but getting to the sheep is a challenge in itself.… Read More