Smither's Backcountry Retreat... Flyfishing, Mtn biking

Smithers, BC, Canada
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Patrick & Birgit
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Own and developing a backcountry retreat with Icelandic riding horses, mountain bike trails, access to Steelhead flyfishing on the Bulkley River. Enjoy motorcycle touring, as well as growing a vegetable garden and communing with nature

Home & location

Quiet retreat, 200 acreage, located on Bulkley River(world class Steelhead fishing), easy drive 15 minutes west of Smithers, BC. mountain bike trails, river beach, hot tub and cold immersion, horse facilities, outdoor ring, indoor riding

  • House
  • Disabled access
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Mountains
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


Feed the horses hay and special food. Check their water. Observe them for wellness. Feed the chickens, collect eggs, and check water. Make sure that they can get outside ( automatic door is working) Feed the dog and cat. Occasionally the

Meet the pets

  • Koa

    11 years

  • Maxi

    13 years

  • Sproti fra Langhusum

    24 years

  • Kjalar fra Skagastond

    21 years

  • Glora fra Moondance

    8 years

  • horse

  • poultry

Sitter feedback (2)

David & Regina

The time spent at Patrick’s ranch outside of Smithers BC, was in a word, idyllic. The location was spectacular. Most mornings we awoke with a view of

Stayed · 26 Aug - 11 Sep 2020

I highly recommend Patrick and Birgit! A house sit at their home is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Both Patrick and Birgit were a pleasure to communicate

Stayed · 29 Jul - 06 Aug 2020

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