Help with a Hut and enjoy outdoor activities in BC, Canada

Country

Canada

updated  

Favourited 520 times


  • rating

    Host rating

  • feedbacks

    Feedback

    9  

  • last activity

    Last activity

    08/08/2019

  • Last email replied

    Reply rate

    80.0 %

  • Last email replied

    Average reply time:

    within 7 days

  • Badges

Contact Register
  2019 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • Description

    Description

    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

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Building
    General Maintenance
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    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.

  • Help

    Help

    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.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    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.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    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.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    20-25/wk

Winter at the caretaker`s cabin
Sitting area in volunteers cabin
Kitchen in volunteers cabin
Hiking in the mtns above the cabin
2 km walk or bike ride to swim or fish in Lake
Popular skitour or hike (in summer) top of Mt Brennan, above the property
SkiingRetallack powder
Sleeping area for volunteers









Host ref number: 482178921342