Long cattle drives into the uncharted wilderness. The thrill of chasing wild horses in the hill country of the Chilcotin. The agony of watching cattle struggle through summers of drought or bitter winters that never seemed to end. Such was the life of the buckaroos of British Columbia.
Like the Spanish vaqueros after whom they were named, the buckaroos forged a way of life in the face of the harsh climate and rugged conditions of the Interior Plateau. This website tells their story.