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For her maiden camping voyage, Rove-Inn, our 2008 Land Rover, wheeled to South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park. Original inhabitants of this area called it Skumakun (Land of Plenty) owing to an abundance of grizzlies, moose, wolverines, grey wolves, large cougars, coyotes, mule deer, bighorn sheep, eagles, owls… It’s one of the wildest and most varied parks in North America: dusty plains, thick forests, alpine meadows, rolling mountains, gushing rivers and glacier-fed lakes. Although only a half-day’s drive north of Vancouver, it’s not well known. Perhaps because of its limited accessibility (mostly forestry roads requiring 4WD). A controversial past regarding usage (miners, foresters, ranchers, outfitters, horseback riders, bikers, hikers). And lack of information about its splendours (the first guidebook wasn’t published until 2015).

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