Bouldering Babes Presents: Escape New York City Retreats

Retreat from hectic city life to the beautiful Hudson Highlands, where you will spend your day in the awesome outdoors hiking, kayaking, and paddling your hearts out!

Your action-packed outdoor adventure day starts at 8:30am, departing from Grand Central, and ends with naps on the train around 5:30pm.

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Hiking the Breakneck Ridge Trail in the Hudson Highlands

Never hiked before?  Not in tip-top shape?  No problem!

Escape NYC Retreats are ideal for women new to the outdoors – whether you’re a fitness warrior or total newbie. Your retreat is tailored to varying levels of fitness and comfort. Your guide is a total outdoors babe who loves empowering you and other women to:

  • tackle your fears, including fear of heights and exposure
  • break down mental and physical barriers
  • soar to new heights
  • overcome the ‘I can’t‘ voice in your head
  • create the body and lifestyle you LOVE!
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Beautiful views along the scenic Hudson River

Escape NYC Retreat | Total Newbie: Daytrippin’ to Beacon & Back

Your perfect day trip from New York City starts with a scenic 90 minute train ride along the Hudson.  Once in Beacon, we will leisurely warm-up on a 25 minute walk to the trailhead.  Mount Beacon is a steep, rigorous, but worthwhile climb to the top (about 45 minutes), and an easy climb back down the mountain (about 30 minutes) before we walk into town for a guided tour.

Your Escape NYC Retreat Package includes:

  • Expert-led scenic hike up Mount Beacon
  • Healthy and delicious hiking snack pack
  • Guided tour through charming Beacon

Saturday April 25th, $99 per person

Rain date: Sunday, April 26th 

Please note that all retreats require a 4-person minimum to run    

Early Bird  & Couples Specials! 

  • Book before 3/31 for $49 per person       
  • Book before 4/15 for $69 per person
  • Bring a friend or partner and receive 50% off                                                                                                              

Escape NYC Retreat | Fitness Warrior: Hike, Kayak, & Paddle Your Heart Out!

Your weekend warrior day starts with a scenic 90 minute train ride along the Hudson before heading up towards Breakneck Ridge, the most strenuous hike in the East Hudson Highlands. It involves steep but rewarding climbs with many spectacular views over the Hudson River.  Proper footwear is essential for this hike.  Make sure to pack a hearty lunch and plenty of water, because your adventure continues with a 1-hour kayak, canoe, or paddle through Constitution Marsh.

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You’ll need to use both your hands and your feet in many places along the way

Your Escape NYC Retreat Package includes:

  • Expert-led scenic 3.5 hours hike up Breakneck Ridge
  • Healthy and delicious hiking snack pack
  • 1-hour kayak, stand-up paddleboard, or canoe rental (tandem kayaks and canoes also available upon request)

Saturday May 23rd, Sunday May 24th, or Sunday June 14th, $149 per person      

Please note that all retreats require a 4-person minimum to run

Early Bird  & Couples Specials! 

  • Book before 3/31 for $75 per person       
  • Book before 4/15 for $99 per person
  • Bring a friend or partner and receive 50% off
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Nothing gets better than paddling along the Hudson on a hot, sunny day

About Bouldering Babes BB is lifestyle fitness: taking women from ‘I can’t’ – which affects everything in her life, and how she relates to the world – to feeling 100% empowered to transform their everyday lives.

BB was created by Jeanne, an avid adventurer, professional rock climbing instructor, experienced mountaineer, and fellow bouldering babe with a passion for rock, ice, and snow.

Jeanne has climbed extensively abroad, from the boulders of British Virgin Gorda to the mountains of Malaysia, Morocco, and Kenya.  She has taught rock climbing safety, basic and advanced techniques (e.g. belaying and lead climbing), and instructed private and semi-private clients of all ages and levels at Equinox since October 2012, and currently runs a weekly Women’s Bouldering Clinic in New York City.

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