Yoga off the Grid: A Backcountry Adventure Retreat

Ouray, CO, USA

YM
29 reviews
Jul 25 - 28, 2019
Group size: 7 - 18
Yoga off the Grid: A Backcountry Adventure Retreat
Ouray, CO, USA

29 reviews

$575
Deposit: $375
Jul 25 - 28, 2019
Group size: 7 - 18

About this trip

A gridless life. Most of us have a hard time disconnecting from our cell phones and computers on a day to day basis. This retreat is designed for you to break away from the ordinary and connect with nature and your truest self. Set in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, we'll take three nights and four days away from the stresses of daily life to allow ourselves time to reset. 


The lodge features a spacious deck/patio for mat placement or I will be offering yoga in the adjacent meadows. There's also opportunity for walking meditations and star gazing.


This year's Backcountry yoga adventure retreat will take place at the Red Mountain Alpine Lodge   

which is a beautiful, brand new custom timber frame lodge located at 11,000feet on Red Mountain Pass. The cute little small town of Ouray is 20 minutes to the North and Silverton is 15 minutes to the south making the positioning of our retreat both convenient and remote. Located conveniently only 300 yards from Highway 550 just at the base of Red Mountain #3, we will have access to some of the best hiking Colorado has to offer. 


Hiking options include: 

Hiking to the top of Red Mountain #3

Hike the Powerline, Putney, MacMillan Loop

Run to Telluride on the Black Bear Pass Road

Hike to Richmond Basin via Commodore and Spirit Gulches

The 3,2,1, Traverse to Ironton

Hike to the Opus Hut on Ophir Pass via Mineral and Porphyry Gulches


I'll also be offering a day trip hike to Columbine Lake and/or Island Lake in the Ice Lake Basin area.


Leave your worries and bring your hiking boots, there will be no shortage of adventure at this retreat!


*Please note all payments are final. No refunds given on deposits. No exceptions. You have the option to purchase trip insurance upon booking, however, if you decide to opt out of the retreat for any reason, no refunds are given. You may transfer your trip to another guest if you find someone to take your spot for a $90 transfer fee but I am under no obligation to find a replacement for you***

About the Red Mountain Alpine Lodge

This brand new, premium off-grid timber frame lodge offers amenities galore. There are three private rooms and a large loft. There's four flushing toilets, three showers and 3 vanities, radiant in floor heat, a large living room and dining area and plenty of space to cozy up to read a book.

Breakfasts and dinners are included during your stay as well as an afternoon soup/appetizer. A licensed on-site tavern is available and will offer a great selection of local on-tap beers as well as wine and spirits. 


Rooms:

There are three private rooms on the main level each of which includes a queen bed and a loft above with two twin beds. The other lodging option is the upstairs loft with partitioned twin beds and privacy curtains. Participants will be placed based on roommate requests and availability. 


Book a queen bed to yourself or use code Bestie to share a queen bed and each receive $50 off total cost. 

FAQ's

Can we bring our own alcohol? --Because the lodge is a licensed tavern, Colorado Law prohibits its patrons from bringing their own alcoholic beverages to the hut. However, when hiking, trail ales will be provided courtesy of my sponsor Denver Beer Co.


Where can I park? -- In the summer you can drive right to and park at the lodge. 


Is there cellular signal, WiFi, and internet access? -- I hope you enjoy your stay more than your smart phone! There is no cellular service at the hut but WiFi is available should you need it. 


Is there running water, showers, and flushing toilets? -- There is running water that is safe and clean for drinking and there is three hot showers and 4 flushing toilets.


What if I have dietary restrictions? -- The kitchen is please to accommodate dietary needs and requests. If you have nutritional requirements or allergies please specify upon booking. 

What’s included

  • Meals
    Breakfast, afternoon soup/appetizer and Dinner
  • 3 night stay
    shared lodging
  • 4-5 yoga/meditations
  • Yogi Magee apparel
  • Company hiking
    At least one group hike will be scheduled with the opportunity to take short day hikes from the lodge
  • WiFi
  • Alcohol
    must purchase from the hut
  • Tips/gratuity
  • Transportation
    I will be happy to drive people to the trailhead hiking and will arrange carpooling for the retreat if needed
  • Lunch

Available Packages

Single bed
Available until Jul 01, 2019Sold Out

You'll either be placed in the loft which sleeps 10 or in one of the three semi-private rooms that sleep 4. Or rent a private room for you and 3 friends! I will try my best to accommodate all roommate requests which will determine where people are placed.  Please specify roommate request upon booking. 


*Please note Bestie discount code can only be used for sharing a queen bed. Does not apply to those booking a single bed. Must pick queen bed option to use discount code. Thank you!*

$575
Deposit: $375
Queen bed in semi-private room
Sold Out

Book a queen bed to yourself or use code Bestie when booking to share a queen bed with a friend and each receive $50 off total price. Must message me prior to booking second person so I can create a space for them. The rooms with a queen bed can sleep up to four...two in a queen bed and two in single beds that are on a loft over the queen bed. Interested in booking a whole room to yourself? Choose private loft option below.


*while beds last...may not be available upon booking***

$675
Deposit: $375
For Kimbra
Sold Out

Queen bed package transfer 

$175
$575
Deposit: $375

Single bed
Deadline Passed

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Yogi Magee (Natalie)
29 reviews
I'm a full time adventurer and part-time flight attendant. My passion is teaching yoga, cycle, barre and boot camps along with hiking Colorado's 14ers, blogging, soy lattes and travel. My company Yogi Magee Expeditions is designed to take people off their mats and into the wild for an experience they'll never forget.

Reviews

AU
I had the most amazing time! From the moment we arrived and Michelle was there to greet us, to the accomodations, the activities, and the last farewell. Future trips with Natalie are in my plans and I appreciate all the organization and ability to easily go with the flow when weather didn't do what we wanted. Thank you Natalie!!
JF
Thank you, Natalie! Once again, I thoroughly enjoyed Telluride and all the wonderful activities you had planned for us. What a beautiful setting to relax and rejuvenate! You know how to create the perfect balance of adventure, fun, and relaxation!
If you are looking for an amazing, transformative retreat, you have found it! From day 1 of connecting with Natalie about whether I could/should sign up for this retreat, she showed wonderful communication skills and kindness. I was flying into Denver from out of state and her assistance helped me connect with other retreat goers so that I could carpool from Denver to Telluride. Her kindness, organization and professionalism continued as I stepped foot into the main condo on night 1 of the retreat. In addition, her positive energy allowed us all to connect on night 1 for what would be a trip of a lifetime with other adventure seeking ladies. Natalie plans a copious amount of adventure activities, yet respects your decision to do as much or as little as you'd like. However, coming from out of state, I didn't want to miss a thing and I am glad that I did ALMOST everything. The only activity that I did not participate in was the paragliding. I am ok with that knowing I hope to sign up for this retreat again. :) As each day and adventure came and went, I kept thinking to myself, this just keeps getting better and better! (SUP, Mountain biking to the brewery, Via Ferrata, Terrace Happy Hour/Yoga, Telluride Hike, Wine tasting, Dinner at FloraDora) The yoga she led was relaxing, transformative, and appropriately challenging for me. She knew with each day what kind of practice would best serve our groups' needs. The scenery and locations of her yoga were absolutely beautiful! I went as a solo traveler and felt like a part of a family when I left. I had a wonderful trip that was refreshing and inspiring. I learned so much about life and myself during this adventure and for that I am forever grateful. Thank you Natalie! If it weren't for you, none of this would be possible. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone who is interested in adventure, finding much needed time for yourself, loves nature and enjoys being a part of a group of ladies who are ready for fun!
AK
My first time to Telluride didn't disappoint...a non stop adrenaline fueled trip backed with beauty and some yoga to bring you back to center. The via Ferrata and paragliding in such a painfully beautiful place was surreal and I feel like the luckiest person in the world. The accommodations were lovely right on the river and the town in well kept and adorable. Everyone should take this retreat!
EB
Amazing experience. Natalie did such a great job curating a memorable and meaningful experience. She has a special skill of bringing together individuals and making them into a group of friends. Her encouragement was appreciated and she has a special skill for helping people move out of their comfort zone. We commented there this was summer camp for adults and it was the best! I loved how Natalie provided lots of opportunities to do things but it was up to each individual what they wanted to participate in.
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