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

Each blog features our philosophy based on personal development, reconnecting with nature and conservation and stewardship, that we want to share with you. This foundation guides us on our journeys of personal growth, as we take ownership, initiative and responsibility. Through this process, we develop to become self-confident mentors and leaders, empowered to face every challenge head on. By sharing these insights with you, we invite you to become a part of our community and join us on your own trail to empowerment. 

Delve into our latest stories!

Chilcotin Holidays offered exactly what I was in search for after my studies because of the focus on self-development, nature and challenges. I needed a break and wanted to see more of the world, experience something new and connect with nature. My first weeks of my internship in Tourism Management pushed me out of my comfort zone by being in a new place, working with horses and getting to know the daily life on the ranch. … Read More
Every spring, we have the opportunity to tap birch trees and harvest food from nature. Here, I explain the health benefits of drinking birch water and why it should only be consumed in moderation. Harvesting from nature means we are responsible, as wilderness stewards, for ensuring these trees are conserved into the future.… Read More
This is a story about the power of nature. The way it moves us to experience transformation and connection is addictive. Whether you have a wilderness experience with Chilcotin Holidays, or visit your local park, the benefits of spending time in nature are extraordinary.… Read More
If you’ve been following the stories of Dash, Spruce and Teco, our three new horses, on our social media channels, we thought you’d be interested to see how we train them. Our horses need to be calm, stable and reliable to safely lead guests through the mountains. This is just one of the ways they become that way. This is a story about a big step in the training process – their first ride.… 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
Life at the ranch is always a transformational journey of personal growth, full of new experiences, which we can't wait to document in writing and share with you. These experiences are the route to empowerment. … Read More
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