Rolling Ridge Study Retreat

Rolling Ridge Study Retreat


Connected to a wide circle of those who share a deep longing for a more authentic, nature-connected and soul-infused life.

Rolling Ridge Study Retreat


Located on a 1400-acre nature preserve owned by the Rolling Ridge Foundation and protected by a conservation easement with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

Rolling Ridge Study Retreat


Exploring the connections of spirit, faith and the wild earth.


Rolling Ridge Study Retreat Blog


Learning to Walk in the Dark

Photo from NASA, Public Domain Advent always was an interim time, spanning the threshold between the harvest festivals of autumn and the vulnerable, fierce hope of Christmas.  That “betwixt and between” time and place, where things tend to happen, wove itself around...

Hope at the Edge of the Abyss

Standing at the edge of an abyss is no way to contemplate the coming new year.   Yet that is how my heart feels, as though the earth has shaken beneath our feet and split asunder.  I am reminded of a conversation in a television show of my youth —a teenage...

The Gift of Story: A Retreat for Advent and the Winter Solstice

The Gift of Story: A Retreat for Advent and the Winter Solstice December 2-4, 2016 $280, Lower cost options & scholarships available A quiet weekend set aside for all those who hunger for a time of stillness and reflection apart from the busyness of the season: a...

The Latest from the Mountain

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 Hunter's Field in December #huntersfield #rollingridgestudyretreat
 Preparations are being made for the upcoming Gift of Story advent #retreat ❄ #rollingridgestudyretreat #meditationshelter
 Hunter's Field in its autumn glory #rollingridgestudyretreat #huntersfield
 We're nearing #peakfoliage at #rollingridgestudyretreat!

“You are in this time of the interimRolling Ridge Study Retreat
Where everything seems withheld.
The path you took to get here has washed out.
The way forward is still concealed from you.
The old is not old enough to have died away
The new is still too young to be born.”


-John O’Donohue