Mount Rainier, Grand Park – Washington State
Saturday, August 25, 2018, 8 – 6pm – $35
Roy Holman and Liz Gross
Details: About 6 miles round trip, 1,000 feet gain. Amazing views!
Fresh Air: Join us for a summer getaway at this beautiful location in Rainier National Park, just two hours from Seattle.This is an amazing hike, past meadows and lakes and into a beautiful meadow with views of Mt Rainier. We will invite some silence and walking meditations, eat lunch in the forest, and get some nice fresh air, a good break from our indoor winters.
Forest Bathing: We will play with the idea of “Forest Bathing”, This healing art in Japan is called Shinrin-yoku Forest Therapy, the medicine of simply being in the forest. Shinrin-yoku is a term that means “taking in the forest atmosphere” or “forest bathing.” It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine.
What to Bring: Small backpack, a lunch, layers of clothes, rain gear just in case. Swimsuit if you want to jump into a cold lake!
How to Get there: We will discuss car pooling.