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Hiking the Movie Trail – From “City Slickers” to Home on the Range G210821

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the filming of the movie City Slickers at Ghost Ranch, this low key, light hearted class will consist of three days of hiking on Ghost Ranch property.

Expect up to five to six miles a day of moderate hiking on uneven terrain led by two guides, one of whom worked at Ghost Ranch during the filming of the movie.

We will have a chance to explore areas of the ranch rarely visited. There will also be evening activities including a showing of the film and a campfire under the stars.

This course has a cap of 14 participants.

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In-Person Events: During this Covid-19 pandemic period, written notification must be received no later than 45 days prior to the start date of your workshop in order to receive a refund, minus a $100 processing charge. No refunds will be processed after that time. We reserve the right to announce a change in leadership or cancel any program 45 days prior to the first day of the workshop. In that event, you may transfer to another workshop without charge or we will refund the full workshop payment. Many participants have found it helpful to purchase travel insurance. This cancellation policy does not apply to January term. If the cancellation is Covid-related and is received less than 45 days prior to your start date, your funds will be left on deposit for another ghost ranch workshop or future stay or you can make it a full donation to support us through this unique business period.

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What day/time does the workshop start and end?

In-person workshops begin with check-in at 3:00 p.m. and a ranch orientation in the evening on the first date listed for the course and end at 10:00 a.m. with checkout on the last date listed.

Virtual workshops will have a varied schedule that is identified within each workshop description.

During Covid safety period - single occupancy lodging is the standard
  • During Covid-19 periods, all lodging types will be single occupancy at no additional charge. Of course, you can share a room with a spouse, partner, family or another person that shares your full-time residence. The extra folks that share a room will pay for workshop registration fees and meals.
What is the difference between a room with private bath, a room with semi-private or shared bath, and a room with communal/dorm bath?

Private bath refers to the type of bathroom, not single occupancy

Private Bath Room: There is a bathroom in that one room that is not shared between or with any other rooms. The highest rate tier of Ghost Ranch lodging.

Semi-private/shared: There is a bathroom between two rooms that is shared by the occupants of the two adjoining sleeping rooms. These rooms will only be used as family or group suites, not to be shared by unknown neighbors as in the past.

Communal/dorm: There is a communal bathroom/shower in the lodging building and participants will need to exit their room to reach these facilities.

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  • Ann Sherman
    Ann Sherman

    Ann Sherman – She arrived in New Mexico from North Carolina ten years ago, drawn by her experiences taking classes at Ghost Ranch and the beautiful landscapes of northern New Mexico. She divides her time between volunteer experiences at the New Mexico Wildlife Center, hiking the state, and searching for birds.

  • Willie Picaro
    Willie Picaro

    A city slicker himself, Willie Picaro was born and raised in metropolitan New York City. He worked at Ghost Ranch for 34 years, part of the time as a hiking leader. He has been a resident of Abiquiu, NM since 1977 and is an avid naturalist.


Aug 11 - 15 2021



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