John V Davis
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Wilderness Retreats and Rites of Passage
These pages describe wilderness-based work I do. They focus on wilderness rites of passage, wilderness solo retreats, vision fast, and a wilderness retreat integrating the Diamond Approach and nature. Here, you can get general information about this work as well as specific details on upcoming trips.
Diamond in the Rough 
Wild Nature and the Diamond Approach
June 26 - July 3, 2020
Central Colorado mountains
Click here for a program description. 
​The 2020 program is full. Please email me if you want to be put on the mailing list for next year.

To register or more information, go to 
School of Lost Borders website.

Or email me:
johnvdavis [at]
This wilderness retreat is a time to step outside of your familiar life, be nourished by nature, find the support of community and deep listening, and receive renewal, guidance, and inspiration for your inner journey. 
Some Articles and Book Chapters on Wilderness Retreats

Diamond in the Rough, ReVision

A Desert FastRitual and Healing, Don Eulert, ed.

Wilderness Rites of Passage: Initiation, Healing, and Growth