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ROCK CLIMBING RETREAT AT DESERT DIMENSION
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK 
Sept 29 - Oct 1 2023

3 days + 2 nights of climbing and meeting other climbers while also enjoying the 5 acre property located 15 minutes from Joshua Tree National Park.  The space has a 3 bedroom house with options to stay in one of the bedrooms or in one of our 6 geodesic domes! You also have the option to camp outside on the property and the stars at night are spectacular out here.  

 

The property has a hot tub, swimming pool, game room, outdoor movie area, horseshoes and outdoor games, a zen garden and many wellness amenities such as the yoga dome, labyrinth, and more!

This retreat is led by me, John Bebbling. I am a certified yoga instructor in San Diego but also have this cool space near Joshua Tree National Park I visit monthly. I am getting to know and falling more in love with the park and area each time I visit. I am an avid climber but am not a certified guide. A full or half day with a certified climbing guide from Golden State Guides can be included in the price as an option if you do not have outdoor climbing experience or just want a certified guide who knows the area like the back of their hand. 

This property has been a passion project of mine and I would love nothing more than for it to become a place for climber's and all people who love nature and the park to enjoy, connect, and unwind. A retreat center & climber's hotel if you will.  With the help of my lovely partner Shawna we are starting to make that dream come true and would love to share the property with you!


The price of the retreat varies upon the sleeping arrangement and if you would like add a guide
Your stay includes:
- Accommodation for the 2 nights, 3 days
- All meals except dinner Saturday night

- Joshua Tree Park Admission
- Access to all the amenities on the property including hot tub, gameroom, zen garden, hammocks and sitting areas, outdoor + indoor kitchen, bathrooms + showers, affirmation path, outdoor library, and more! All of our amenities are listed here. 
here. See a map of the property

We offer both indoor + outdoor accommodations. We have a limited number of rooms, domes and campsites, so space is limited.  For pictures + details on each of the different sleeping accommodations  go here. 
 
Please select the sleeping accommodation you prefer: the domes are stand alone; the rooms are private but in a shared home; the campsites are private but close to each other [you must bring your own tent/camping supplies)
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SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

4:00 PM: Check in - Get your room, dome, or campsite. Tour the property and get settled in. Play some games or hit the pool or hot tub

6:00 PM: Dinner - Eat some food, get to know the other climbers, enjoy the beautiful desert and property

8:00 PM: Night Bouldering in the park or free time.  I will provide lights and a few crash pads but please bring your own pad if youd like.  We will check out a few classics in the park such as Bleeding Stone Traverse, Croc Traverse, Gunsmoke v3, False Hueco Traverse.  As you can see all or mostly are traverses so we can stay closer to the ground at night :  ).  You may also stay and enjoy the property and game room.

 

SATURDAY

8:00 AM: Breakfast - Acai bowls, fresh fruit, pastries 

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM: Morning Yin Yoga to get stretched out before climbing

 

10:00 AM Climb @ Joshua Tree National Park.  I will provide suggestions where we will be heading and where to go but you may climb where youd like and may also add the option of a guide at an extra cost.

 

1:30 PM: Lunch - Pack in lunch will be provided in the park. Sandwiches and salads from the Grab & Go by the park entrance.  Its delicious!   

2:00 PM: More climbing in the park - Bouldering.  Again, just suggestions as you may climb with a guide or wherever you would like but this is where some of us will be. Bouldering: False Hueco Traverse, Trashcan, Gunsmoke & the Chube, Illicit sweetie Boulder, Fry Problem, Lockers face, Intersection Traverse, Hobbit Hole Offwidth, The Heart. 

6:00 PM: Dinner on your own and free time to check out the town

8:00 PM: Game room/Outdoor Games/Campfire/Free Time/Telescope star viewing/Hot tub. Play some darts, air hockey, shuffleboard, sing some karoake and many more games inside the game room or maybe some glow in the dark bocce, horeshoes, or other outdoor activities. If you're in the mood to just hang out under the stars and chat, maybe make some smores, there are also a few firepit options on the property.

SUNDAY

7:00 AM: Breakfast - Omelettes, fresh fruit

8:00 AM: Climb @ Indian Cove just outside of the park around 10 minutes from the property - Toprope suggestions are Double Trouble, Pb and Crimp Sandwich, Mcrib, Panama Red, Spider Legs, Will it Stick?  Again just climbing suggestions and where some of us will be.  You may use the park pass and have access to the park in the morning if youd like. I can also provide another guide from Golden State Guides at extra cost for either a half or full day.  

12:00 PM - Check out - Either head home or check out the town or park a bit more at your leisure.  

SPECIAL NOTES:

  • Guests can enjoy indoor showers and bathrooms. There is also a portapotty outside + outdoor shower.

  • If you have dietary restrictions let us know. You can bring extra food and snacks to eat at any time. Guests can cook in the outdoor or indoor kitchen + store food + drinks in the outdoor or indoor refrigerators. Grills, griddles and stoves provided. 

  • Filtered water is provided. There is a coffee maker. 

  • WIFI

  • You must be pet friendly: your hosts John + Shawna have two dogs, a 125 pound St. Bernard who is a big lover knows no boundaries and a 5 lb Chauhauha who is sweet + feisty all in one. These two fur babies will be staying in the house (sleeping in our bedroom) but do keep that in mind if you are sleeping in the house.

  • No refunds or credits. We understand things happen but due to the limited availability and nature  of this retreat, we cannot afford to refund guests who have to cancel. All  are sales final. We thank you for understanding. 

  • The property is still a work in progress. We have so many great things to share with you and we are looking forward to spending our time together. There will be things in construction but this will not effect any of our offerings at the retreat or your stay. 

Thanks for submitting! We will get back to you with details + payment information soon. We are looking forward to our time in the desert.

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