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Situated in the heart of Southwestern Utah’s magnificent red rock country, Red Mountain Resort seeks to inspire guests to capture the beauty of nature and deepen their connection to the elements of earth with two new offerings this spring. From exploring landscape photography to experiencing a day with a shaman, guests are provided the opportunity to reconnect with nature and engage in a journey of creativity and personal growth.

Photography Weekend Retreat

This weekend-long retreat combines hiking with the 30-year expertise of photographer David Whitaker to teach guests how to capture the majestic beauty of the desert landscape. David will share a wide range of landscape photography techniques through an interactive classroom-style presentation and end with two photography-intensive excursions to the breathtaking Snow Canyon State Park and the Candy Cliffs. Throughout the retreat, guests will explore a wide range of photography techniques, from seeing light in nature, adding dimension to photographs and image composition.

Photography Weekend Retreat offers the same amenities of the Essential Retreat, including three healthy and delicious meals daily, hiking and fitness classes, in addition to the small group photography workshops and excursions.

Upcoming dates for this four-day, three-night small group retreat, starting at $995 per person include:

  • March 22 – 25, 2018
  • April 12 – 15, 2018
  • May 10 – 13, 2018

*The above rate is based on double occupancy in the resort’s deluxe accommodations.

A Day with a Shaman

Guests are invited to join Modern Medicine Woman Brittney Marie Stauffer for the day to experience a variety of shamanic healing practices created to deepen one’s connection to the earth’s ancient healing powers.  Trained in the healing arts of Shamanic Energy Medicine, Chinese Stone and Crystal Medicine, sacred geometry and sonic alchemy, Brittney blends the energies of earth’s natural elements with the individual. Guests will leave empowered to transform their present into its highest expression.

Beginning with a guided hike, guests will learn basic energy healing techniques and experience a shamanic sound journey set among the beautiful red rock landscape. Following the hike, guests will join Brittney for a prepared lunch to further discuss earth-based practices and expand their understanding of ancient healing. The program will conclude with a guided mediation and reading through the resort’s famed Labyrinth.

This day-long program, offered March 31, 2018 is $200 per person and is the perfect addition to the resort’s popular Essential Retreat.

*Guests are also invited to participate in the resort’s Full Moon Ceremony after dinner, with a three-person minimum and 10-person maximum required.

Essential Retreat

Starting at just $305 per person, per night, the Essential Retreat is one of the resort’s more popular packages and provides guests an affordable option for customizing their perfect getaway. The Essential Retreat includes the following:

  • Choice of accommodations deluxe or villa
  • Three healthy & delicious meals daily
  • Daily guided morning hikes
  • Fitness classes
  • Healthy life classes & events
  • Personal discovery activities
  • Eat Well, Feel Well cooking demonstrations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in rooms and throughout resort
  • 42” flat-screen, high-definition televisions
  • Welcome gift of water bottle and backpack
  • Use of indoor & seasonal outdoor pools, bicycles, walking trails, strength & cardio studios and other amenities

For bookings and reservations, please contact the resort’s concierge at 877-246-HIKE or visit

About Red Mountain Resort:

Nestled in Southwestern Utah’s red rock bluffs, Red Mountain Resort is a one-of-a-kind active destination retreat, inspiring guests to pursue health, wellness, balance and joy. With one of the country’s most breathtaking natural settings as its backdrop, the resort features a comprehensive selection of fitness classes and programs, outdoor and hiking adventures, nutritious cuisine and personal discovery seminars. The award-winning Sagestone Spa & Salon provides an array of unique spa services. Red Mountain Resort is conveniently located 30 minutes from St. George Municipal Airport and two hours from Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, allowing visitors an easy commute. For reservations and information, call toll-free at 877.246.HIKE, or visit

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