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I have a rental cabin, offering hut/hostel style accomadation. Located in Retallack, BC there is access to year round backcountry activities nearby such as hiking, mountainbiking, ski-touring, fishing, swimming.
The cabin is an off grid timberframe/clay cabin. There is also a small caretaker cabin, sauna and sheds on the property.
There are several neighbors and its a 15 minute drive to 2 small towns..New Denver and Kaslo, BC. Also located 1 hr 20 min from the larger town Nelson with buses to/from 3 days/week
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
Travellers can experience backcountry lifestyle and have access to outdoor hikes, bike rides, skiing, fishing etc. I have 1 mtnbike and 2 sets of snowshoes I can lend helpers.
Chance to learn about natural building and construction & landscaping.
Local towns are very beautiful with many festivals and events all through the summer/fall.
I usually need help maintaining the cabins...such as... easy construction, staining wood, cleaning. Also need help with chores such as landscaping, snow removal and chopping firewood.
No experience needed, but an Interest in construction, landscaping and outdoor activities is an asset.
I have 2 different cabins for volunteers..the vacation rental is used if I have several volunteers & I have a brand new tiny cabin for 1-2 people. Both cabins have limitted internet access (1-2 hrs/day), no running water or electricity, but both cabins have well equipped kitchens, outhouses & sauna/shower building, watertap located outside each cabin.
The property is adjacent to Goat Range Provincial Park with hiking, mountainbiking, skitouring nearby
If you do not have a vehicle be prepared to hitchhike to town or rides are avaiable about 2-3 days/week
Note there is no ski hill nearby, closest ski hill is 1.5 hr drive.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two