The Best of SiwashSynergy™—Full Day Adventure Ride in the Wilderness
|On the second, best day of the SiwashSynergy™ luxury equine experience during your Siwash adventure vacation, you'll groom and saddle your horse at the barn. Then you'll mount up and head into the wilderness with a private guide.
Your destination will be the Bonaparte River. The ride down to the river from Siwash is at least 2 hours, and same for the way back, following a different path.
On route you'll ride through the after effects of the massive wildfire that swept through in summer of 2017 and learn all about this rare and unique ecosystem. You will also see secluded wilderness lakes that attract various waterfowl and wildlife, and expansive meadows providing wide open range for your riding pleasure. Whatever your ability, take your riding to a new level during day two of this immersive SiwashSynergy™ luxury ranch experience.
|At the river, you will have a couple of hours to play, relax and explore during this best authentic adventure in the wilds. Your guide will take off bridles and loosen cinches so that your trusty mount can rest and wait quietly haltered nearby. In mid-summer it will be hot enough weather for you to take a refreshing dip in the wilderness waters.
On cool days you can snuggle in close to the campfire. Enjoy cowboy coffee prepared over the flames and served in enamel-ware cups and marshmallows roasted over the open fire.
Along with your private riding guide, an angling guide will be there to coach you in fly-casting for some classic fishing on the river.
|Early summer in the Cariboo brings a flush of new growth, creating lush oases of green amid patches of burned forest. Backcountry waters, swollen with spring run-off, nourish exquisite wildflowers that carpet the meadows and weave a colourful tapestry between the blackened trees.
Marshes resonate with a symphony of bird song, while animals and their newborn are on the move in search of forage. Cougar, coyote, bear, moose, deer, and beaver are just some of the species native to the area, while a myriad of birds call the nearby snag forests and wetlands home.
Your guide will show you fresh sign and scat, and if you're lucky you'll see a wild animal in its natural habitat. When weather conditions are right, throughout the second half of June, and the first part of July, we'll see black bears and their cubs, and deer with their fawns, almost on a daily basis.