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21.   Wilderness Treks & Overnight Campouts

The RREVDR Wilderness Treks & Overnight Campouts Green Business offers a diverse range of nature adventure programs, services and activities.  There are all types of events and activities and programs that anyone can enjoy from toddlers, young children, teens, family groups, young adults, seniors, handicapped, disabled, and mentally challenged, youth camps, women's groups, men's groups, toddler groups, family camps, teenage adventures.  There is everything from short guided nature walks, resort tours, sacred site guided adventure, short hikes that are 1, 2 and 3 hour hikes, half day hikes with lunch and day full day hikes, overnight hikes, backpacking, horse guided tours, overnight camp outs, youth and family riding camps,  teenage adven- ture camps, llama treks, sacred site guided tours, wilderness Treks with mules, mountain vision quests, private guided adventure.  

Extending a day hike into a longer overnight trip adds an entirely new exper-ience, with oppotunities to watch the sun rise and set, stargaze and have  amazing campfire food and hear thrilling campfire stories.  Many of the pro- grams have related and additional activities that can include rock climbing, backpacking, canoeing, off-road biking,, mountaineering, kayaking, white water rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, cycle touring.

The Wilderness Treks & Overnight Campouts Green Business works closely with the Learning Center, Indigenous Indian Village, Equine Center, Eco Farm and Eco Ranch integrating programs, activities and service involving petting zoo, care farming, therapeutic animal programs animal assisted therapy, natural horsemanship, therapeutic horseback riding, Sacred site trek.  There are various animals used from Horses, Llamas, Mule using different equipment, rigging, supplies.  

Following the same values and principles where all 22 Green Businesses are networked into ecological, social and economic sustainability, the Wilderness Treks & Overnight Campouts  teaches everyone the importance of being a proper land steward and protecting the delicate ecosystems. Emphasis is placed on how to take care of the natural environment through sound ecological and environmental techniques.  

The observance and appreciation of nature and the ecosystems in these wilderness adventures makes the outdoor experience more meaningful and makes significant contributions to the development of young people.  Skills and attributes such as leadership, and teamwork boost young people's confidence and acceptance to the challenges they face in school, relationships, college, workplace, employers. 

When young or old people experience wilderness adventures with greater know-ledge and nature accountability, the interactions and experiences widens one's hori-zons and perspectives making one more tolerant, compassionate, understanding and helpful towards other fellow human as a complete human being.  Many of the child-ren's and youth programs facilitate a child to grow by successfully confronting a series of physical and interpersonal challenges.  The wilderness and back country experience enhances a child's growth on many levels as they often return home more confident, more communicative, a better problem solver and more grounded. Children will often come back from the wildlife adventure experience with an inner peace and rested outlook with an innate knowledge that nature is both spiritual and physical and they seem much more in touch to reach beyond perceived limitations.

Llamas accompany people on walking expeditions that can last from as little as a few hours to several days.  For longer trips, the llamas carry up to three days trekking supplies in pack saddles so the people can carry as little as a day backpack. Llamas have been used by people of the Andes mountains as pack animals for hundreds of years.  With padded feet similar to a dog, llamas easily traverse steep and rocky paths while being more environmentally friendly to the ground than horse hooves. They have excellent endurance with a peaceful nature making them suitable pack animals for hill walking and for people not used to dealing with animals. Llamas are like companions for a relaxing stroll, much like walking your dog.

Llama Treks appeal to people who don't usually partake in endurance walking, or with groups that include disabled children.  Llamas are great for close contact with children due to their docile and friendly natures.  Llama trekking is an ideal therapeutic activity for disabled children. Parents report their children walking twice as far when accompanied by llamas.  Autistic children respond especially well to llamas as their expressive eyes help them make their first sustained eye contact.

Llama treks are also a great way fo couples to experience a new romantic adventure looking for a new experiences to share together.  Llamas are generally quiet but they have a diverse range of sounds to express their emotions-- hums, growls, clucks and snorts.  The most common sound is a humming noise and it means the llama has some degree of concern, alarm or curiosity such as when meeting someone new. A female hums to her baby, reassuring that she is still around. Lamas are used in some of our animal assisted therapy programs.  The llama wool is used for spinning and felting. It's a hollow-core fiber making it excellent for making warm clothing, hats, scarves, sweaters, blankets and socks. Choose the llama trek program that suits your level of hiking experience and physical fitness.  


Experienced naturalist guides will teach you how to lead and communicate with your llama.  There are 1, 2, 3 hour hikes and there are 1, 2, 3 day adventure expeditions. The  guides will share their extensive knowledge of local ecology, the history of Rogue Valley with great stories of the first mountain men and fur trappers who explored the Rogue Valley and trails.  These frontiersmen used their knowledge of the wilderness and survival skills and understood the animals, plants and various  edible & medicinal plants.

                                                      Coalition of 23 Green Anchor Businesses Summary


The Coalition of 223 Green Anchor Businesses is formed as an integral part of the RREVDR business plan and eco-village destination resort management services.   Their expertise, dedication, experience, resources and management in their respective eco-resort green business service adds value to the RREVDR intellectual property and greatly expands RREVDR branding in ecotourism and geotourism internationally.


The Coalition of 22 Green Anchor Businesses is a major part of the RREVDR marketing campaigns where ecotourism agencies worldwide will book various types of RREVDR destination retreat packages.  Each of the 23 Green Businesses are networked into ecological, social and economic sustainability while working together in marketing and cross-promotions campaigns internationally.   All 23 Green Anchor Business are integrated into equity partnerships with exclusive international RREVDR branding rights tied to proprietary services and products, intellectual property, options for participating in research and development contracts, sales and licensing agreements, merchandising and revenue sharing that includes destination resort tours, entrance fees, various eco-resort and green recreational ecotourism programs and packages.  

Each Green Business will purchase land parcels for their anchor business and will fund and build their own separate business infrastructure developments, construction, employee base and have their own separate business identity and proprietary equipment.   They will be able to use the applicable RREVDR green electricity, water, sewage, waste management and all the destination resort services listed in the RREVDR Green Anchor Business Agreement.   


Each of the 23 Green Businesses listed below will be part of the RREVDR international brand messaging, cross-promotions, brand packaging and will share in the resort revenue profits.  All 23 Green Businesses will participate and make available their respective business service in RREVDR green eco-resort tours for public, schools, strategic partners, tour groups, media, celebrities and research programs worldwide.

The RVEVDR development has outlined a charter to operate as a quasi-municipality corporate entity and HOA integrating 450 green homes with 23 Green Anchor Businesses.   Please contact us regarding your green business interest, expertise and participation capabilities.   We're looking for like-minded visionaries and green businesses to join our RREVDR elite green design team. 

The World's First Integrated Smart Grid Eco-Village Destination Resort Community in a Sustainable
Model of Responsible Stewardship on 2,110 Acres with Off-Grid Renewable Green Energy
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