• Evening Dream Walk with Wolves

    Boulder Valley Ranch Trailhead

    Feel into our fundamental nature and evolutionary kinship with wild bushytails as we walk Boulder Valley Ranch trails at sunset and explore both myth and ecology of wolf and other wild canid species found in Colorado. Then, with wolf as your personal guide, cross into the landscape of soul where symbols and visions offer access to previously hidden aspects of your own wholeness. End the evening prepared for your shamanic dream journey. This free hike is offered by Melissa Esha Lynn, wildlife ecologist and wilderness guide with Wild Heart Revival. Melissa has more than 20 years experience as a wildlife ecologist and has lived closely with wild canids since childhood. Learn more about Melissa and other offerings with Wild Heart Revival here: wildheartrevival.com/founders-bio & wildheartrevival.com/events Meet at the Boulder Valley Ranch Trailhead. Map and directions here: https://bouldercolorado.gov/osmp/boulder-valley-ranch-trailhead

  • Women Wolves Wilderness Summer Solstice Retreat - SOLD OUT

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    Women Rising Wild is a 3 day / 2 night wilding retreat for Women and Wolves at Mission: Wolf wolf sanctuary in the heart of the southern Rockies on Summer Solstice and Labor Day Weekends in 2019. At Women Rising Wild you will experience facilitated contact with WOLVES, nature-based therapies for deep transformation; earth ritual and ceremonial rebirth; soul voice exploration; mindful movement, dance, and meditation; camaraderie with women and nature; shakti in her wild primal form; wilderness living; catered organic meals; and nourishment for the soul. Price: $450. Includes all meals and sanctuary membership donation. Seva and Bring-A-Friend Discounts available. Early Bird Registration: $350 Ends 4/28. Accommodations: Tent camping What to bring: https://womenrisingwild.wordpress.com/gear-and-supplies/ Our facilitators: Our facilitators at Women Rising Wild, 2018, are Melissa Lynn Reed and Kelly Cooper. Together these two women have more than 30 years of experience in wilderness guiding and they collectively embody a diverse array of wisdom and skills in nature-based therapies; ecology and applied conservation; wilderness survival; yoga, dance, and meditation; subtle body energy dynamics; kundalini integration; and wild listening. Register and learn more: https://womenrisingwild.wordpress.com/ View our photo galleries here: https://wildheartrevivalimages.wordpress.com

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  • New Year Celebration Hike and Intention Ceremony

    Realization Point

    Gather in community on January 5 at 9am for our new year celebration and intention setting ceremony. We will immerse ourselves in the beauty and mystique of Flagstaff Mountain as we walk, reflect, and embody the dream of our wakeful creation. Bring an object from home that will become your symbol and reminder of your goals and intentions for 2019. This object will be used in our intention setting ceremony and return home with you. Park at trailhead 3.4 miles up Flagstaff Road at the junction with Flagstaff Summit Road. Driving directions here: https://bouldercolorado.gov/osmp/realization-point-trailhead Event Duration: 2 hours Distance: < 2 miles Difficulty: Easy

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  • December 25th Holiday Hike

    Shanahan Ridge Trailhead

    December 25th Holiday Hike Tuesday December 25, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Awaken your Wild Spirit on this December 25 holiday hike, as we walk 4 miles roundtrip on the Shanahan Ridge trails. Dress in layers. Be prepared for snow and possibly ice on the ground: strap-on traction for your shoes is highly encouraged since trails could be very slick. Bring visiting friends and family, a warm beverage for yourself, and bite-sized holiday morsels to share. Meet at the neighborhood Shanahan trail access, 1903 Lehigh St. in Boulder (where Lehigh and Lafayette streets intersect). Free parking is available along the street.

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  • Sunrise Solstice and Full Moon Walk

    South Mesa Trailhead.

    SUNRISE SOLSTICE & FULL MOON WALK Sunrise Solstice & Full Moon Walk Saturday December 22, 7 - 9:30 a.m. Rise early and greet the magic of winter this Solstice morning on a serene 2.5 mile hike on Homestead and Mesa Trails at South Mesa Trailhead. With our gaze on the full moon setting over the mountains, and the rising sun above the plains, we celebrate newness, natural rhythms, impermanence, and the season of lights. Dress in layers for cold. And be prepared for snow and possibly ice on the ground: strap-on traction for your shoes is highly encouraged since trails could be very slick. Follow this link to a map of the meeting place:https://bouldercolorado.gov/osmp/south-mesa-trailhead

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  • Darkest Night New Moon Hike

    Shanahan Ridge Trailhead

    Darkest Night New Moon Hike Friday December 7, 5:30 – 7 p.m. This Friday is our darkest night of the year. We will gather in the evening just after sunset to walk in silence among coyotes, bobcats, mice, and owls. We will feel our way through the starlit forest and into the heart of Shanahan Ridge on this 2 mile walk. In the safety of our group and with guided facilitation on this auspicious night, we will provoke experience and awareness of a greater depth of being. Be prepared for snow and possibly ice on the ground: strap-on traction for your shoes is highly encouraged since trails could be very slick. Dress warmly and bring a flashlight or headlamp just in case. Meet at the neighborhood Shanahan trail access near 1903 Lehigh St. in Boulder (where Lehigh and Lafayette streets intersect). Free parking is available along the street.

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  • New: Wolves and Wilderness Weekend Retreat

    Westcliffe

    One Wild Earth, 2018 a Weekend Community Gathering with Wolves 6pm Friday, September 21 to noon on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Mission: Wolf Sanctuary, Colorado Description: This Wolves and Wilderness Experience is a weekend community camping retreat at Mission: Wolf Sanctuary in the heart of the Southern Rockies on the Autumn Equinox. At One Wild Earth, 2018, we will awaken and tend the Heart of Compassion through community living, service learning, commitment ceremony, extended nature-immersion, meditation, and facilitated contact with Wolves. Date and Time: Arrive to Mission: Wolf between 4 and 6 pm on Friday, September 21, 2018. Our time together concludes at noon on Sunday, September 23, 2018. We will remain onsite throughout the duration of the retreat. Location: One Wild Earth takes place on wildlands near Mission: Wolf Sanctuary located near the town of Westcliffe in southcentral Colorado. The drive from Denver to the retreat site is approximately four hours. Denver International Airport is our closest major airport. Parking on site for our retreat is limited and we want to minimize our carbon footprint so carpooling is strongly encouraged. Specific details and driving directions will be provided to participants after registering for the event. Activities: ♦ Live and camp for 2 days and 2 nights in a remote and wild setting with others experienced and inexperienced with camping ♦ Experience embodied contact with wolves under direct support of sanctuary staff ♦ Deepen relationship with Soul and the more-than human world for inspired living coherent with the needs of society ♦ Observe intimacy and cooperation in the wild and conscious relating of Wolves and in the relationships of our own temporary eco-village ♦ Nature Walks and Solo Journeys ♦ Unifying Sacred Fire Ceremony ♦ Nature Medicine Meditations to nurture the whole body-mind being Meals: 6 Organic Meals. *Vegan and gluten-free options available. Accommodations: Tent Camping Outdoor Equipment Checklist and Gear Rental Form: https://womenrisingwild.wordpress.com/gear-and-supplies/ Price: $360 per person. Event price includes 6 meals with gluten-free and vegan options available and a $25 membership donation to the wolf sanctuary. Ways to Save: ♥ $310 per person when you register with a friend ♥ $280 per person when you register with 2 friends ♥ Partial work-trade scholarships available upon request Our One Wild Earth Guides: Melissa Lynn Reed and Kelly Cooper have more than 30 combined years of experience in wilderness guiding and collectively embody a diverse array of wisdom and skills in nature-based therapies; ecology and applied conservation; wilderness survival; yoga, dance, and meditation; subtle body dynamics; wildlife tracking; tantra; rewilding ritual, and wild listening. Learn more about our guides: https://womenrisingwild.wordpress.com/2018/02/10/meet-our-2018-guides/ View our Inclusivity Statement and Registration Agreement: https://womenrisingwild.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/women-rising-wild-registration-form.pdf Register for this event: https://wildheartrevival.com/2018/07/18/one-wild-earth-fall-retreat-with-wolves/

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  • Walk in the Spirit of Wolves

    Skunk Canyon Trailhead

    Feel into our fundamental nature and evolutionary kinship with wild bushytails as we walk Skunk Canyon and Kohler Mesa. Explore both myth and ecology of wolf and other wild canid species found in Colorado. This free hike is offered by Melissa Lynn Reed, wildlife ecologist and wilderness guide with Wild Heart Revival. Melissa has lived closely with wild canids since childhood. And she has more than 20 years professional experience as a wildlife ecologist. This Labor Day weekend Melissa hosted our 2nd annual transformational rewilding retreat for women with wolves at Mission: Wolf wolf sanctuary in southcentral Colorado. And her upcoming coed event - One Wild Earth - has 4 open spaces remaining for adults and mature children. Learn more at wildheartrevival.com/events And view our photo gallery from the 2017 event here: https://wildheartrevivalimages.wordpress.com/portfolio/women-rising-wild-2017

  • Dark Moon Night Hike

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    We will gather in the evening of the new moon to observe the sun and dark moon set together in the west, then walk into the night for a 90 minute gentle 2.7 mile hike among coyotes, mice, and owls under the stars. OSMP naturalist, Melissa Reed-Eckert will offer guided meditation to rewild our senses and connect us with a greater depth of being on the plains. Meet at Boulder Valley Ranch Trailhead. Dress is layers. Carry water or a warm beverage, and bring a headlamp or flashlight just in case. Directions: https://bouldercolorado.gov/osmp/boulder-valley-ranch-trailhead

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  • Sold out - Women Rising Wild Labor Day Weekend Retreat

    Ace Hardware parking lot

    Women Rising Wild is a wilding retreat for Women and Wolves at Mission: Wolf wolf sanctuary in the heart of the southern Rockies next Labor Day Weekend, August 31 – September 2, 2018. At Women Rising Wild, 2018, you will experience facilitated contact with WOLVES, nature-based therapies for deep transformation; earth ritual and ceremonial rebirth; soul voice exploration; mindful movement, dance, and meditation; camaraderie with women and nature; shakti in her wild primal form; wilderness living; catered organic meals; and nourishment for the soul. Price: $450. Includes all meals and sanctuary membership donation. Seva and Bring-A-Friend Discounts available. Accommodations: Tent camping What to bring: https://womenrisingwild.wordpress.com/gear-and-supplies/ Our facilitators: Our facilitators at Women Rising Wild, 2018, are Melissa Lynn Reed and Kelly Cooper. Together these two women have more than 30 years of experience in wilderness guiding and they collectively embody a diverse array of wisdom and skills in nature-based therapies; ecology and applied conservation; wilderness survival; yoga, dance, and meditation; subtle body energy dynamics; kundalini integration; and wild listening. Register and learn more: https://womenrisingwild.wordpress.com/ View our 2017 photo gallery here: https://wildheartrevivalimages.wordpress.com/portfolio/women-rising-wild-2017/

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