Coast Range Contracting Ltd.

2016 Project Information: Brett Foster Camp

BCTS 100 Mile / BCTS Merritt / BCTS Houston & Smiters / Silvicon-Smithers

Last Updated: Feb 20, 2016


Start-Up Schedule:
Brett Foster Camp 2016
Meeting Date & Time :

1 pm: Save-on-Foods, 100 Mile House, BC
1 95A Cariboo HWY 97,
100 Mile House, BC V0K 2E0

Google Map to Save-on-Foods in 100 Mile House

First Camp Meal:
BBQ Dinner on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 6 pm
Start Planting:
Sunday, May 1, 2016

BCTS 100 Mile / BCTS Merritt / BCTS Houston & Smiters / Silvicon-Smithers

Crew Bosses:
Stephen Willett / Francis Dobri / Gareth Imrie / James Lobb/ Jack MacDougall (6-pack)
Deliverer: Matthew Burnette
Safety Officer:

Chelsea Bennett

Quality Checkers:
Lesya Roberts
Head Cooks: Taylor Edison
Assistant Cooks: Ran Bryshun
Estimated Start & Finish Date:
May 1st - June 30th
4 days on 1 day off
Crew cab, SUV, ATV
57 planters (4 full crews, 1 6-pack)
Camp Location:

Bush Camp # 1 100 Mile House

Bush Camp # 2 Loon Lake-Hwy 97C

Bush Camp # 3 Princeton

Bush Camp # 4 North of Smithers

Camp Costs:
$25 + GST for Bush Camp
Day Off Town:
100 Mile House: May 1- May 14

Merritt: May 15- June 3

Houston / Smithers: June 4-June 30
Mandatory Equipment Required
by all planters on this project:
  • 3-Season Tent
  • Hiking boots in good shape with deep tread soles and good ankle support (No running shoes or light-weight hikers!)
  • Caulk Boots are highly recommended. There will be some blocks with steeper slopes and heavier slash where Caulk Boots will be needed.
  • 2 Silvi-cool Sacs
  • Planting Bags
  • Planting Shovel (blade must be at least 20 cm long--NO EXCEPTIONS)
  • 5 Litre Water Jug
  • Thermal Coffee Mug
  • Supply of all-weather clothing (rain gear, toque, gloves, warm jacket, sweaters, etc)
  • Work clothes must be in reasonable condition
  • Weather-proof bag for the block
  • Watch (know what time it is on the block)
  • Notebook to keep track of your own tallies
  • Warm Sleeping Bag & Thermal Mattress (nights can get very cold)
  • Please note that dogs are welcome, but any aggression against humans will not be tolerated
  • NOTE: POLICY CHANGE: PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN Mug, Cup, Plate, Bowl &,Cutlery and take responsibility for their cleanliness. The comunal system has been deemed unhygienic.
  • Reminder: Blocks will be assessed for whips and brush that may present an eye hazard. Some blocks will require the use of protective eyewear. You can use your own wrap-around style sunglasses, or Coast Range will supply you with CSA approved safety glasses.We strongly suggest bringing your own that you know are comfortable.
Equipment Supplied by Coast Range:
  • Safety Whistle
  • Hardhat (when necessary)
  • Safety Glasses (when necessary)