Cascade Lake Camp & Psilocybin Integration

Deepen Your Journey and Expand Your Sense Of Self!

Camp 3 days next to an alpine lake deep in the heart of the Cascade Mountains! The perfect way to integrate your psilocybin experience! Connect with the natural world, get in touch with that cosmic sense of self, be still and enjoy this gorgeous part of the natural world, and open yourself up to deepen the insights gained from your psychedelic journey!

*Tents, sleeping bags & pads, meals, snacks, coffee, kava & other federally legal plant medicines, guides, yoga, paddleboards & kayaks, shuttle from Portland,

Optional upgrades: massage (during stay) & rafting on the way back! 

Camp Pricing (Psilocybin Services Additional Charge)

3 Days, 2 nights: $1480

Stay with our awesome licensed psilocybin facilitators, and have a profound integration experience! 

Live The Experience

Spending time in the natural world can be difficult, and setting a good container for a deeper experience can be even trickier. Let us take care of it all for you. All you have to do is allow the time and space needed for deep change.  Here’s why we offer the things we do: 

The beauty of this place helps you to appreciate being here, and the land alone allows for intense feelings of presence and awe. The longer you spend here, the more the vibe of this incredible place flows through you. 

Clackamas River Day Trip

Paddle around the lake at your will, or you can do yoga with the group! We accommodate beginners to both if you’re willing to try.

Yoga on a paddle board may seem like a lot for a beginner, but there’s a reason we do it. Yoga in nature opens your body up, releases your mind and brings you more quickly into a state of presence and peace. It accelerates exactly what we aim to do here. But there typically aren’t flat surfaces for yoga mats out here. 

Our sups are soft, and are very stable. You can do yoga on the land if you are more comfortable as well, but it’s a bit different. 

We like to work with you personally, and tailor the experience to what you’re looking for, as well as your style and choice. But we have a general outline of things

Intention Sharing: We hold a group space every day where people can be seen and heard if they want to join. We encourage people to offer a bit of their intention or their journey during your introductory circle. We will have a variety of circles, though these will vary a bit with the facilitator’s approach.

Practices: We offer a handful of practices to the group, but we also individualize our recommendations for the people we’re working with.  From there, you can choose what feels best for you relative to where you’re at and what you’re hoping to get out of it. Eric has a Master’s in Ecopsychology and is always happy to offer you suggestions to explore a different angle on things.

If you have any questions about this, please ask. 

Getting outdoors overnight requires a sizeable amount of work, if you even know what to do. Whether you’ve never spent a night outdoors or you are a seasoned outdoor enthusiast, we’ll help you connect in a few different ways. 

It should be noted that this is not a high-energy or intensity experience. 

Experience Details

To help you get to and from camp, we have a few ways

1. We provide free transportation from Hood River Transit Center, where you can take an express bus to Portland’s Gateway Center (near PDX airport). Tickets for that transit are $10. On the way, you can see Multnomah Falls if you catch an earlier bus. This is our favorite option since it is both the most environmentally friendly and saves us time and energy driving back and forth to Portland.   

2. Drive yourself all the way to camp. It is nearly a 2 hour drive from Portland. Directions and exact location given the morning of the experience. You will need a car with a bit higher ground clearance, as the road is gravel and can get rutted out. 

3. We provide full shuttle service from Portland for a charge of $80 first person in your party, $60 each additional person. 

4. If you purchase this experience through our sister site Mushroomeric (Mushroomeric.com) that 5 day package includes your stay and psilocybin facilitation in Portland, as well as transportation. 

Food- This isn’t your typical outdoor grub! We bring fresh food, quality kitchen gear, and prepare your meals deliciously. We are based in the fertile Pacific Northwest, where the ingredients are insanely good. Our coffee game is on point as well! Just tell us your diet preference

We offer vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options for free. Eating light and more ecologically sustainably takes the medicine and nature connection experience to another level. 

If you would like meat options, it is an additional charge for increased, cost, separate storage, cleaning, and pest control (the hornets come for the meat). While we understand people love their meat, we appreciate your understanding of the difficulty involved in storing, preparing and cleaning required of it. 

 

Sleeping bags and tent

We provide the group gear, including the kitchen, a small shower, and boats/ SUPs. 

 tents, sleeping bags and pads, hammocks, tarps and more. 

We also have emergency supplies, like first aid and trained guides, along with remote communication and tracking devices. 

You have the (highly recommended) option of rafting the White Salmon on your way out. The river bed was formed by an ancient lava tube. It is both a beautiful and exciting class III run. Moving through the water in this way after a period of stillness offers a new perspective on it.

The movie “DamNation” Gives good insight into the history of dams and rivers, and Eric is happy to help you recognize why rivers are such and important and overlooked aspect of the environmental movement. 

We handle all the gear and guiding for activities and in camp. You just need to bring your personal hygiene items and clothes. We’ll give you some pointers before you come out, but you probably have everything you need already. 

Facilitators & Guides

Before earning his M.A. in Cultural & Psychological Studies with a certificate in Ecopsychology in 2013, Eric worked in mental health and education for over a decade. He knew how vital and overlooked nature connection was in the mental health world, so he opened Evolve Wild to facilitate people’s connection with wild nature. In 2023, the first year Oregon officially began offering legal psilocybin services, Eric completed his psilocybin facilitation training at InnerTrek.

Eric is thrilled to be able to use his decades-long background in guiding nature-based experiences, particularly rafting trips, to enhance the psilocybin journey and to help you explore deep connections with wild nature.

*Eric will be Available for Most Dates For This Experience This Summer

Leslie is a board-certified Family Medicine/Obstetrics physician and Licensed Psilocybin Facilitator. She pivoted her career to offer psychedelic-assisted therapy after working in primary care and obstetrics in the Salem, Oregon, community for over a decade. 

As a primary care physician, she witnessed her patients struggle with treatment-resistant depression, anxiety, and PTSD and how the current medical system continued to fail as they encountered barriers to care and tried multiple medications without relief. While searching for a better option for her patients, she experienced how psychedelics helped to heal her own trauma and improve her mental health.  She wanted to be able to offer this type of healing to her patients, as well.

Driven by her belief that everyone deserves that same level of healing in a way that integrates mind, body, and spirit, she completed the InnerTrek Psilocybin Facilitator Program in December 2023. She continues to be amazed by the parallels experienced in birth work and rebirth work through psychedelics. She believes that the path to healing is reconnecting to our own Inner Healer and beloved Mother Earth.

1. Book The Days You Want to Come out

Pick when and how long

2. Customize Your Experience

Choose Food, Shuttle & Gear options

3. Come out And Reconnect

Decide what to do in the moment

Follow Your Own Calling

Here at Evolve Wild, our experiences were designed to provide the set and setting so you can have a deeply personalized expeirence.  You can do what you feel, as we provide a container for lots of personal space and choice. Here’s how: 

You have your own site, with distance and trees between your neighbors. 

You can chill out on your own or relax at the group (social) site, where there is always at least one guide, within reasonable hours anywayWhether you’re an introvert or an extrovert, you get to decide how much you want to engage with other people!

How you engage is up to you!

We offer a lot of ways to engage with the experience, and some of it pushes people’s boundaries. Whether it’s yoga, rafting, paddle boarding, sharing your intentions for coming out, or checking in with the group about where you’re at, or some of our more personalized suggestions, you decide what you do and what you don’t do. 

I (Eric) talk about lots of things on this site, but it’s to let you know where I’m coming from, and why I went to all the trouble to create Evolve Wild. But I don’t get preachy or judgmental. 

If you’re looking for deeper conversation, have questions about some of the stuff I talk about on here, or just want to trip out, we’re happy to go there. And our guides will offer different ways to deepen into your journey. But it’s up to you to pick what we choose, if anything. 

This is not a party / loud scene!

We aim to get away from modern-day distractions to allow the world around us to speak to us. But the natural world speaks a soft language, and is easily drowned out. We discourage heavy drinking, loud music, and motor sports. We ask that you respect others on the experience by refraining from such things as well.

Access to nature may be one of the biggest hidden privileges in our society today. 

We welcome, and do our best, to offer our experiences to people of all skin colors, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, beliefs, languages, religions, SES, and political affiliations. Your experience is about you and your relationship with the world around you. We’ll do our best to hold others to those standards. 

And always know that if you don’t feel respected you can talk with us about it, or disengage by leaving the social area and going to your own site (and, of course, talking with us later). 

This is meant to be a small, but important, step along your larger journey. It’s not about what we think you should be doing, it’s about you doing what you feel as it arises, and allowing the experience to unfold. 

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