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

The Trail to Self-Actualization is a Rugged Mountain Slope

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Gaining self-confidence and becoming inspired is a transformational journey full of ups and downs. Challenges are learning experiences, we become stronger as we find a way to solve them. The result is personal growth and self-actualization and that is a reward which makes every challenge worth the struggle.… 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

Our Weekend Escapade to the Chilcotin Mountains

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The Chilcotin mountains are a place of undisturbed nature where you can have a true wilderness experience. On our hike journey, we were accompanied by one of Chilcotin Holidays’ mountain horses who taught us an important lesson about slowing down to enjoy the moment. It’s about the journey, not the destination. An insight from our Pack Trip guests. … Read More

Mountaineers from the Ice Age

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The Wilderness Stewardship Foundation contributes to the sustainability of the Mountain Goat herds by taking and evaluating population surveys. Lisa shares experiences of her trip to Eldorado in the South Chilcotin Mountains, where she counted Mountain Goats and the importance of monitoring populations.… Read More

We Did it All: Wildlife Viewing Trip with Charlotte and Cosima

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uiding guests on a wilderness experience with Chilcotin Holidays, provides plenty of opportunity for personal transformation, wildlife viewing and empowerment. Yet, every pack trip is different, every guest is different, there’s always something new to learn and experience.… Read More

Invasive Plants: The Dreaded Burdock

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As wilderness stewards, we are committed to the conservation of nature in the Chilcotin Mountains. One of the ways we do that is by educating all of you about invasive plants. Now, we will tell you about burdock, how it’s a threat in the Chilcotin Mountains, but also explain some of its benefits.… Read More

Bighorn Sheep in Big Creek

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Recording the number of Bighorn Sheep in the area is vital to understanding the population, determine survival rates and assess how best we can work to conserve the species. Each wildlife sighting is recorded so we can create an accurate count of the sheep in the area.… Read More