We are your

Trails to Empowerment

We are your

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!

There are a lot of challenges to face when transitioning from a student into the work world, but the major issue lies in the fact that university education does not prepare an individual for real-life situations.  Sure, we have the … Read More
I spent nearly two weeks with Chilcotin Holidays where I had a true wilderness experience. Through teamwork, trail riding and many other new experiences, I had a transformation. This is my story.… Read More
Five years after leaving the ranch, I continue to embody Chilcotin Holidays' philosophy to help me achieve my goals. I kept pushing myself out of my comfort zone by continuing to face challenges and have new adventures. Through this, I aim to inspire others on their own transformational journeys of personal growth.… Read More