Review of four day back country trip – guest story
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In July of this year, my 9 year old granddaughter and I spent four days at Chilcotin Holidays to experience the beauty of the high country in the South Chilcotin of British Columbia.  We arrived full of anticipation after many … Read More

Guiding is an eye-opener
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Guiding changed my life. Before I came to the ranch, I was insecure, unconfident and I felt weak. I never thought about the things I’m able to do and thinking about everything I can’t do created a fearful me. After … Read More

If you are still on your horse when you get back to the barn, you’ve had a good ride.
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Falling off your horse on the first day of any trip is not a good omen. But I’ve been there, done that, most notably years ago on a trip in northern B.C. where I ended up splat on my back, … Read More

Essential experience – a story from our guest
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Back home in Austria from our family’s trip to British Columbia my head and heart are full with so many impressions. I’ve sorted the countless taken photos and published them in a photo book, as well as I have told … Read More

All girls horse pack trip – a story from our guest
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Thank you Chilcotin Holidays for a fabulous vacation! It exceeded my expectations. Our all women team of guide and guides in training were fantastic and inspirational in their strength, knowledge, and resourcefulness. Kristin, Angy and Veronika were amazing. My friends, … Read More

Daily schedule of a horse guide
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Being a horse based guide in the Canadian wilderness sounds awesome and fun. It is but there is a lot more involved in the job. Days are long, exhausting and keeping your focus for 16 hours a day while looking … Read More

First time as an assistant trail guide
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The day after I arrived at Chilcotin holidays, after taking the two week guide school program, I had the opportunity to be an assistant trail guide. Having three amazing guests, who were all eager to help out and get involved, … Read More

First 7 days pack trip as an assistant guide, in Spruce Lake
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After spending 2 months at the ranch learning all the procedures from the kitchen to the office and using my personal time to practice the useful skills to become a guide, like the bowline or packing, my time was finally … Read More

Horse guide assistant
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My first trip as a horse guide assistant was great. But also the way how it comes, is interesting. I’m here now for a bit more than 2 months. I came as an ESL student to improve my English. At … Read More

Peaceful moments in the Chilcotin Mountains
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The experience was on my second horse pack trip into the back-country with Chilcotin Holidays. I would like to try to describe a few of the many vivid memories. When I go on a Horse Pack Trip, I look for … Read More

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