BC Backcountry Horseman Pack Horse Trip Donation

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back country horseback ridingThe South Chilcotin Mountains are the largest, most hospitable and horse compatible mountain riding area in British Columbia. For 30 years Chilcotin Holidays has lead the fight to secure sound management of this area for all its values. With 8 years at the Lillooet Land and Resource Management Plan table, to drawing the final boundaries for the South Chilcotin Mountain Park, to drafting the first 20 page Park Management Plan, to working with all government agencies for sound management of the area.

Chilcotin Holidays invites the BC Backcountry Horseman Association to participate and pick up the baton on the conservation, stewardship and management of the South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park.

To facilitate more involvement by Back Country Horseman in the South Chilcotin Mountains, Chilcotin Holidays has conducted Train the Trainer Pack Horse trips with members of BC BCHA, Chilcotin Holidays has developed detailed maps of suitable routes, trial head, and rig rides for all levels of horse riding participants. Chilcotin Holidays has donated trips into the Chilcotin Mountains to BC BCHA annual fundraising. In 2017 Chilcotin Holidays will again make a donation to BC BCHA fundraising for the purpose of conservation, stewardship and good management of the South Chilcotin Mountains.

Chilcotin Holidays will facilitate a Horse Pack Trip in the South Chilcotin Mountains by leading a group of invested BC BCHA members committed to the conservation of the area on a 4 day pack-horse trip deep into the heart of the South Chilcotin Mountain Park. Camping each night at Chilcotin Holidays upper Tyaughton Creek camp, day rides will explore the secrets of the Chilcotin Mountain Park. Insights will be shared by the guide outfitter on how to navigate the mountains and the wilderness by horseback, how conservation and stewardship of the South Chilcotin Mountains ensured sustainability for the last 150 years and how BCBCHA can help maintain the areas sustainability for next 150 years.

Max 7 participants, 4 days and 3 nights at Tyaughton Camp, 2 nights at Tyaughton/Raley trial head, established camp at upper Tyaughton Creek, provided with kitchen cabin and all equipment, 10×12 sleeping tents with cotts grazing area, tack area, hitching posts. Guest horses must know how to hobble and be staked. Guest bring food, personal gear, sleeping bag. riding horses, 1 pack horse per 3 people. Arrive at Tyaughton Trail head night before trip – stay at trial head last night of trip. Trip date between mid July and mid August.

For more information on this trip or to make up your own trip, please contact Chilcotin Holidays: 250-238-2274 or visit our website: chilcotinholidays.com