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Does therapy in the wilderness change lives?

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Posted by Stephen C. Schultz Submitted by Jason

This is a message sent to RedCliff Ascent by a former student. I’ll simply let the pictures and the message speak for themselves.



“I just wanted to write to you and let you know that looking back at the experience that I had gone through there, although challenging at times, in looking back at the whole experience I believe that it was beneficial to me.  To this day I enjoy the knowledge of being able to start a fire with the bow drill, and knowing how to survive in a challenging environment.  The most memorable staff member was a lady by the name of White Winds, an older lady with the longest and whitest hair I have ever seen.  I have a box of all of the clothes in my basement and every time that I open the box I am engulfed with the smell of 99 days of fire and wilderness. 


While reading the first page of the website I noticed a quote from a former student, who said,
 ‘I don't think that I can explain it to anyone.’ 
I can't agr…