YOU are invited to stand atop a 4200 ft granite cliff in the Blue Ridge Mountains, overlooking majestic Blue Valley in the ecologically diverse Nantahala National Forest.  Breathe in the pure mist of clouds swirling among an ancient and rare forest of elegant dwarf white oaks.  Feel a heightened sense of wonder replacing time, The Mountain and the spectacular views alone invoke spirit. Come be a part of The Mountain and feel your spirit soar! Take a photo tour and then Book a retreat today>>>  


Now accepting Fall Applications! 2015 Sustainable Agriculture and Experiential Education Internships 

Our internships include: room and board, training in facilitation of inititive and challenge course with group processing and feedback skills, hands-on garden experience with time to ask questions and discuss theories, and membership to CRAFT (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training).

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Are you missing the view from The Mountain?

Enjoy the vista via Web-Cam.

The photo will refresh every 60 seconds during the daytime hours and will remain on the last image during the night. 



The Mountain is an extraordinary camp and retreat center serving youth, adults and families.  Founded in 1979, it continues to be guided by Unitarian Universalist values and open to all.


Inspiring people of all ages through a nurturing community, connection with nature, and fun, challenging programs.



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