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Wildtender Pilgrimage: Big Sur Backpacking Journey to Esalen Weekend of April 5-7, 2019

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This workshop is a partnership between Esalen and Wildtender, an organization that offers immersive outdoors excursions that establish intimacy with place, build earth-based skills, facilitate healing, and gather wisdom from the land and its many inhabitants. During this Wildtender Pilgrimage, you'll spend April 1-4 hiking and camping in Big Sur's Ventana wilderness. On Friday April 5, you'll arrive at Esalen and spend the weekend there. Esalen is sponsoring the weekend portion only. 

Registration for this program is through Wildtender. Please visit for complete trip details and to register. Only after you have completed this process will you be able to reserve a room with Esalen for the weekend gathering (see

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