WOMEN IN THE WILD: WOMEN’S RAFTING TRIP
Lower Klamath River, Northern CA
If you can hear the call, whether it whispers or wails, come and come running. The wild, the women, the river, and the promise of life and the untamed soul awaits you.
This summer, a band of wild women will gather on the waters of the Lower Klamath River for a soul-stirring adventure.
A cathedral of wilderness is waiting for you, to beat the drum of your inner life. A wild river waits to quench you, to make lush what has become dry and to rejoin you to the ecosystem of sisterhood and the sacred space of your soul- world. Long days afloat on the water, bubbling with insight, laughter, play, reflection and spacious intimacy with your untamed nature.
On the crisp waters of the lower Klamath River, held by the banks of pristine wilderness, world-class river guides and Sarah Byrden’s renowned and masterful facilitation, you will be taken by the hand into the tender, fierce and vital world of the wild. Your wild. Open your morning eyes to the wide sky and silence, solo time, meditation and the singing river. Circle around the warmth and illumination of fire and bright women by night, make art, soak in the sun, revel in the blossoming of summer, share delicious meals and rest your body on the steady earth under a canopy of stars.
-Fill your cup, nourish and celebrate the life that is all around and within you
-Remember, return to the wild soul self, the one that gives your life meaning from within
-Gather the courage, clarity and inspiration to step into the next stage of your life
-Nourish and nurture what aches, is tired and thirsts
-Mark and empower an important transition or intention
-Drink in the power of honest sisterhood
-Give yourself a safe and sacred space to see important truths, make important decisions
“Go out in the woods, go out. If you don’t go out in the woods nothing will ever happen and your life will never begin.”
— Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes
TRIP DETAILS AND LOGISTICS
Because this is a River Trip, weight is not necessarily an issue. Please pack your things efficiently.
1 sleeping bag- make sure it is warm enough for you- always air on the side of too warm
1 sleeping pad- full length
1 headlamp with extra batteries
1 waterproof camera (optional)
1 personal eating utensils (lg bowl, mug, spoon and fork)
1 water bottle that carries at least 2 liters
1 river sandals with strap or water /tennis shoe
1 Pair of shoes for camp/ nighttime
1 long sleeve shift for sun-protection
1 fleece or non-cotton pants (no jeans)
1 fleece or non-cotton sweater
1 Puffy jacket (down or synthetic) or an insulative layer of some kind
1 Rain jacket
1 small dry bag for personal gear on the boat
1 camp chair- crazy creek et: – essential- you will want to have this
3 pair of socks (warm)
1 sunglasses with neck strap
1 small backpack for a day hike
Personal toiletries including lip balm
If you need menstrual supplies, please bring extra ziplocks for waste- we will be packing everything out.
1 personal medications
1 sunscreen (high spf)
1 journal and a pen
A small gift- something with symbolism and meaning that calls to you, that will be given away
We have an awesome crew! We will be guided by 3 incredible professional raft guides- Alyssa, Brianne and Joelle- We were all together for this trip last year and had an absolute blast- we’re looking forward to round 2~