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Winter ranch stay November to March 2020
Our Ranch is looking for a young energetic couple wanting to live the life style of rancher/homesteader. Ranch sitting From November 1st or earlier through to March 1st 2020 this lucky couple will learn how to manage cattle during the winter months and live a life off grid life. Located 30 mins west of Lillooet in the south Chilcotin mountains is a small valley called the Yalakom, where we have 40 head of 100% natural beef cattle on 375ac.
This couple should have some basic skills like; Splitting & Stacking firewood, Gardening, Carpentry/Handyman, basic mechanical, able to drive manual 4x4 vehicle and be comfortable around farm animals. Owner will train you both of the daily operations. If your outdoorsy, hardworking, self-motivated, positive and looking for adventure please contact us.
Bonus: If you’re a young couple looking for this type of lifestyle and can’t afford to buy your own ranch then this could be an opportunity of a lifetime. Over time this could turn out to be a full time paid position, living of the land, working and/or raising a family.
Short term compensation for services include: Accommodations in a cozy 2-bedroom cabin, food, internet and utilities.
There is lots to do during the winter, hot saunas, skating on the lake, snowshoeing, hiking, snowmobiling, back-country and XC skiing and warm fires in the evening.
Please email me for more details.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
Travellers will learn how off the grid ranches run and operate plus what it takes to be a cattle rancher.
Easy days during the winter, stoke the fire, feed the cats, feed the cattle and enjoy the day.
Couple will be provided with there own bedroom with queen bed in a cozy 1200sqft cabin over looking the lake.
During your time off there are hundreds of trails, lakes and mountains to discover in the back country around the ranch. Excellent Hiking, Mountian biking, horseback riding (we do not have horses), swimming are at our door step. Our neighour has a local jam/singsong night every Tuesday, many musicians/people from around the area love to visit.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week