Planning Your donothing Leadership Silent Retreat Travel

Shambhala Mountain Center | April 15-18, 2019

We’re thrilled that you’ll be joining us for the donothing leadership retreat! The information below will be helpful for planning your travel logistics. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact our retreat coordinator, Emmy Georgeson at and she’ll be happy to help!

The Retreat Location Address:

Shambhala Mountain Center
151 Shambhala Way
Red Feather Lakes, Colorado 80545 USA
Tel: 970-881-2184

Retreat Coordinator:
Emmy Georgeson
(313) 580-2573

Arrival Times:

Please arrive between Noon – 3 PM MST on Monday, April 15 to check-in. Our first retreat session will begin at 3:30 pm.

For the group who has been confirmed for the extra night and guided hike, please arrive between 2:00 – 5:00 MST on Sunday, April 14 to check-in. If you aren’t sure if you’re confirmed for the extra night, please email

Departure Times:

The retreat will conclude on Thursday at 1:00 pm MST. If your flight is departing that day, please plan on a 3-5 hour transit from SMC to the airport (plus time for airport security and check in) when planning your return flight home. If you prefer to stay overnight and return home Friday, please see our preferred hotel options and discounted rates below.

Booking Air Travel:

The Denver airport (DEN) is 115 miles from the retreat. It’s recommended that you plan for at least 3-5 hours from leaving the airport to arrival at the retreat center to allow for traffic, weather conditions and transportation. Transport via a private car company will be faster than taking a shuttle or renting a car. Please see preferred transportation options below.

Preferred Hotels:

Retreat lodging is included in your registration and is provided by Shambhala Mountain Center. If you would like to arrive before or stay after the retreat to enjoy Colorado, we recommend the following hotels with our exclusive discount:


The Elizabeth Hotel in Fort Collins, CO  offers a 15% off exclusive discount to donothing retreat attendees. Click HERE to book your hotel stay.

If you need hotel-booking assistance at the discounted rate, please contact Courtney Peterson at The Elizabeth Hotel at 970-999-3463. 


If you would like to explore the beautiful neighboring city of Boulder, CO before or after the retreat, the St. Julien Hotel is offering a discounted group rate as well.

For hotel-booking assistance, please contact the St. Julien Hotel In-House Reservation Department: 720-406-9696 or toll free: 877-696-0020 during standard business hours 9 am – 5 pm MST, Monday – Saturday and reference the “donothing Leadership Retreat.” You will be offered the discounted room rate.

Preferred Transportation:

The following company has extended exclusive pricing for donothing retreat attendees:

EIGHTBLACK CARS offers a 20% discount on all rides, including any group transfers. Click HERE to book a reservation and enter promo code DONOTHING to apply the discount.

Contact: Erica Rebeterano, Customer Service Manager

(720) 316-6822

Additional Transportation Options:

The following are not preferred partners, but offer a variety of options to meet your travel needs:


  • Rental Car: If you’re renting a car to travel to the retreat, plan to arrive with at least a half-tank of gas. We suggest filling up in Fort Collins. CLICK HERE for information about driving directions.



  • Shuttle Options:
    • From Fort Collins
      • The Shambhala Mountain Center offers shuttle service from Fort Collins. Contact the travel coordinator at least 3 weeks in advance to reserve shuttle service by contacting or calling (970) 881-2184 x 235