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When you’re planning a trip to British Columbia this spring and summer, you may be wondering what activities and places are a must see! This year, we recommend the Golden Skybridge, which is not only a feat of engineering, but a fun must-see activity for the whole family! Come with us today as we explore more about this skybridge.

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Whether you reside in Golden, British Columbia, or you are a visitor, this small Canadian town offers the best tourist attractions British Columbia has to offer. Many people visit the Canadian Rockies because of their sheer beauty. Nevertheless, there are countless outdoor activities for you to enjoy. Paragliding, rock climbing, skiing, and mountain biking are not only popular sports in this town, but they offer a unique experience you can’t...

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There are countless mesmerizing locations across Canada, but what is it about a place that makes it special? What makes it nostalgic or makes it feel like home? In the great white north, it’s often considered to be the people and the things that we build. In Golden, British Columbia, the people are Jacquie and Pearson Farnsworth, and what they built was Slack Country Living. Read on to find out what makes mercantile stores like this one so...

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Craftspeople have a passion in creating art through using their hands to create something that is meaningful for them. The creativity in crafting comes from each individual’s own influences, personality, and experience in life. In today’s blog post from Slack Country Living, we will discuss the uniqueness of craftspeople and their trade.

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Welcome to Slack Country Living — a mercantile shop in British Columbia, nestled in the Rocky Mountains. Here you'll find a variety of handcrafted gifts, all made with love. With everything from clothing, accessories, and jewelry to country living decor and furniture, Slack Country Living is your one-stop shop for the best gifts around. Learn more about the wonderful, locally-made gifts that you can find behind our doors — and soon, our...

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Slack Country Living Ltd. is a locally owned and operated business located at Settler's Ridge Folk and Farm. Based in Golden, British Columbia, Slack Country Living is a small but growing Rocky Mountain lifestyle brand focused on unique products and services that cater to a wide variety of visitors (and our beloved locals) to our mountains. From the adventurous international tourist to the blissful couple who have decided to tie the knot...

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Folks it has been quite a winter so far. Kicking horse mountain resort has received over 700 cm to date! The Free Ride World Tour is happening this weekend as well!

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Copper Antler Jewelry is our first craft studio we created at the farm. Copper enameled jewelry is unique and beautiful! The Copper Antler Studio now resides in the original tack shop that held all of the equestrian gear from days gone by. Jacquie is the lead artist in copper and is always designing seasonal and custom pieces for her clients around the world!

Jacquie also holds copper enameling workshops for groups of 2-5 on...

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We have a new neighbour! The newest adventure tourism attraction called the Golden Skybridge opens for business in May of 2021. Just down the road from the Slack Country Mercantile, this attraction will be fun for the whole family and the thrill seekers alike. Well done Golden!!

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We are happy to announce that after 10 years of planning, dreaming and making, the Slack Country Mercantile will open its doors in beautiful Golden, BC. We hope our little store will grow to be a staple of Golden country life and help us spread our passion for the Canadian Rocky Mountain lifestyle around the globe! Welcome to Slack Country.

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