How I Came to Chilcotin Holidays

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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

The Health Benefits of Birch Water

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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

Back in the Saddle

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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

Whitebark Pine – A Key Species for Ecosystems in the South Chilcotin Mountains

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Nature is interconnected in all aspects. Ecosystems hold key species that other species highly depend on for their survival. One of those key species in the South Chilcotin Mountains is Whitebark pine – the main food source for Grizzly bears, Clark’s nutcracker and red squirrels. But being deeply connected also exposes species to threats that could imbalance the entire ecosystem. … Read More

What Mountain Biking Taught Us About Nature

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We came to Chilcotin Holidays for a mountain biking wilderness experience, but along the way, we began to really feel a connection with the nature around us. We found a real appreciation for the nature in this area and a desire to conserve this unique environment, this was our transformation. An inspirational story written by our guests. … Read More

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