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Nordhaus Dunes Beginners Backpacking Trip

August 2, 2024

August 4, 2024

A quiet area in all its natural splendor--carved from years of wind and water. The Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness encompasses almost 3,500 acres between Ludington and Manistee, with 7,300 feet of undeveloped shoreline. These dunes are close to 4,000 years old, with some rising as high as 140 feet.

Nordhaus Dunes Beginners Backpacking Trip
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RECOVER your wild heart and mind ~ RESTORE your connection to nature ~ RECONNECT to your soul

Your guide will take care of all of the details regarding planning, packing, what to expect and what gear to bring through a pre-trip zoom call.


ITINERARY (full, detailed itinerary sent upon registration)


Day 1
Meet at the tailhead of the National Forest. Get expert tips as we work together to set up camp. Learn how to build a fire to cook on and enjoy our first meal together. Desset and a nighcap to finish the evening as we fall asleep under a blanket of stars, listening to the sound of waves.
Day 2
Hot beverages & breakfast.  Refreshing morning swim.  Guided hike of exploration of the area.  The afternoon is open to wild exploration and paying special attention to cultivating intimacy with nature. Plenty of beachtime. After dinner, we’ll practice group activity & story time. Nightcap.
Day 3
Hot beverages & breakfast. Pack up and hike back. Lunch will be enjoyed along the way. We will have a final gratitude circle, and say our goodbyes as we step into a new appreciation of life-affirming nature, path, and self!

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