Who among us has not desired to live a full and healthy life, one filled with meaning and discovery? As humans, there is something innate in all of us that yearns to be who we are, fully and completely.
The naturalist Henry David Thoreau understood this impulse exquisitely. He literally walked the walk when it came to his talk: “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.”
In his time Thoreau was a bit of an innovator, taking to the woods to find meaning, peace and a sense of purpose. Today we know that his instinctual knowledge that nature has the power to heal was spot on.
Research shows that being in a natural environment does amazing things to our bodies and minds. For example, experts have discovered that after a short walk in a park our blood pressure can go down, and our sense of focus can increase.
This is why the therapeutic wilderness program at RedCliff Ascent has made an incredible difference in the lives of those who complete our program. Our team of expert staff are able to help guide you along a path to wellness and recovery from many of the challenges that life throws at us. Whether you are struggling with substance abuse issues, trouble at school, or family problems we have the solutions that may have eluded you thus far.
What sets us apart is our unique partnership with nature. Here in the stunning Utah wilderness, we harness the powerful energy of nature that Thoreau talked about generations ago. If you would like to learn more about yourself by discovering your true strengths and abilities, nature is here waiting for you at RedCliff Ascent!
RedCliff Ascent is a therapeutic wilderness program, nestled between two mountain ranges in the high desert of Enterprise, UT. We focus on adolescents ages 13-17 who are struggling with various challenges from anxiety and depression, to school abandonment and the need to reconnect with their family. With over 25 years of experience, RedCliff uses a relational model and narrative therapy to drive an outcome and an evidence-based approach. RedCliff Recovery offers an experience like no other through a proven, 12-step, adventure-based wilderness program. For more information, call us today: 801-921-8488.