Come and help with cabins in Retallack, BC, Canada




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  • Description


    I have a couple rental huts located in Retallack, BC with good access neary such as hiking, mountainbiking, ski-touring, fishing, swimming. I host Workawayers to help with property maintenance, renos, firewood & snow removal.

    I`m also building a "woodchip clay" cabin for myself in the town of Kaslo & also need help finishing the outside plaster of the house, carpentry & landscaping.
    I have a lovely husky dog that loves going for walks and bike rides with workawayers.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travellers can experience backcountry cabin/off grid lifestyle and have access to outdoor hikes, bike rides, skiing, fishing etc.
    I have 1 bike and snowshoes I can lend helpers.
    Chance to learn about natural building and construction & landscaping.
    Nearby towns are very beautiful with many trails for outdoor activities

  • Help


    I need help with maintaining the cabins such as staining wood, carpentry assistance, cleaning, landscaping, snow removal and chopping firewood.
    I am also looking for Workawayers who are interested in natural building to help fish my little house in kaslo. No experience necessary but best if you enjoy working outdoors, doing physical work etc.
    There`s flexiblity with the schedule, so volunteers can usually choose when to work around their own activities.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    I have 2 small separate cabins for volunteers (good place for social distancing). Both cabins have limited internet access (1-3 hrs/day), no running water , (no electricity in 1 cabin, solar power in 2nd cabin), they have well set up kitchens, outhouses & sauna/shower building, watertap located outside each cabin.
    I can offer room & board or accomadation only for people who prefer more days off

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are many options for hiking, biking, xcountry skiing, snowshoeing, skitouring, paddling nearby.
    There's buses a few times/week from kaslo- vancouver & calgary.
    Also buses a few time/week from kaslo-nelson.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    sometimes I can accept a dog, but prefer no dogs because i also have a dog & vacation rental guests at the property.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected


Host ref number: 482178921342