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Excursion in the High Desert ~ Deep Time with the Ancients


  • John Day Fossil Beds Burnt Ranch Road OR, 97750 United States (map)

Come see for yourself.


Just past the mid-point to summer, and under a star-filled sky of the dark moon, this is the place to involve all the senses. Open your pores to the greater powers of earth and sky, open eyes to dark and light, open your mind to the visibles and invisibles…

Experience everything the burgeoning life of the desert has to teach you.

What are you wanting from your connection with nature? What can it demonstrate? What can you learn by offering yourself? By experiencing fossilized ground millions of years old? And sage just blooming?

This is a place for a soul task/sacred search and ceremony. This is a time to court the beloved.

This is a land to teach simplicity and sparseness, beauty and complexity.

More than camping, not quite a quest, this is designed for those who are attending the sacred and communicating with kin of another kind.

You know who you are.


Camp is along the John Day River at Burnt Ranch near the Painted Hills of the John Day Fossil Beds. $200 includes 2 dinners, daily hot beverage bar, camp fees and firewood, guides and materials. More details once you have completed your application.