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September 1-4, 2023

Yoga & Climbing Retreat

Owens River Gorge

Bishop, CA

What to Expect on this Adventure

Retreat Details and Travel Planning

We know that finding calm and serenity is not always a piece of cake in today’s fast-paced world, so Britany and Erik have teamed up to bring you a little slice of sunshine, a lot of community, tons of yoga and climbing,

and the kind of fun you just can't resist!


Oh yes, join us for a 4-day climbing and yoga retreat! Nestled in Owens River Gorge near Bishop, one of the most sought-after climbing destinations in the West, this retreat is all about doing what you love, finding adventure, cultivating community, and strengthening your mind and body. Regardless of your experience, enjoy one-on-one rock climbing sessions and daily yoga practices. And when you’re not at the crag or the mat, savor delectable meals prepared by a chef, and wake up to fresh coffee sourced from a family friend and roaster. The evenings will be filled with fireside chats and feeling the vibrant community, and the nights will be spent under the starry skies!

What's included

  • 4-days of endless fun, community, learning, and psych!

  • Professional, guided climbing instruction with one-on-one attention

  • A daily yoga practice with recovery movement, as well as introspective group work and journaling

  • 3-nights of glamping in a luscious meadow by a quite stream

  • Fresh chef prepared meals - breakfast, lunch + snacks, and dinner

  • Climbing ropes, quick draws, and personal climbing gear can also be provided

  • Gift box & T-Shirt with goodies to take home and enjoy!

  • Gratuities for chef services

Climbing skills taught on this trip

  • All levels are welcome! 

  • Lead and top rope climbing and belaying

  • Anchor systems and rope management

  • Safety management and rappelling technique

  • You can opt to stay a few extra days to work with Erik one-on-one to learn more in-depth climbing skills - experience  dependent. 

Yoga Practice & Group Work

  • Enjoy a daily morning yoga practice. It will be a juicy, slow warming practice to open the body, mind and heart.

  • Daily breathwork with extended stretching and restorative practices to renew the body and retrain the nervous system.

  • Daily introspective writing through journal prompts.

  • Group and partner work to cultivate a greater capacity for courageous living and personal connection.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to hike two miles over varied terrain while carrying a 15 lb backpack

  • Ability to do 20 squats and 1 pull up

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

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What's not included

  • Airfare or travel to Bishop, CA

  • Camping and sleep gear (required)

  • Travel yoga mat (required)

  • Trip protection, medical expenses, accident coverage

  • Gratuities to guides and yoga teacher (We recommend $250-$500 experience dependent)

Packing requirements & Details to note


  • Required equipment:

    • Camping gear - shelter and sleeping set-up (tent or vehicle)

    • Climbing gear: climbing shoes, harness, and helmet; atc guide and grigri, a PAS/personal anchor system (NOTE: all can be provided if needed)

    • a travel yoga mat 

    • a journal, a pencil, or pen

    • a headlamp with extra batteries 

  • You'll fly into Bishop, CA. This is the closest Airport.

  • The climbing area is in Owens River Gorge.

  • This is the Mountain Project link to the climbing area is here. You may want to download the Mountain Project App as well as that specific location in the app area before arriving.

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Above the Clouds

Meet your Climbing Guide

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El Potrero Chico, Mexico

FEBRUARY 16-19, 2024

Join Britany and Erik for 4-days of professional climbing instruction, yoga + restorative movement, fireside chats, delicious food, community, and fun in one of the most sought-after limestone climbing destinations on this side of the Atlantic;

El Potrero Chico!

Registration Opens Soon!

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