iGnite Escapes combine adventure activities, fun excursions and exercise with laughter, healthy food, relaxation, and time to create and strengthen friendships through new experiences and meaningful discussions.
Adventure & Renewal
Great Smokey Mountains, Gatlinburg, TN
July 19-23, 2021 (M-F)
July 23-27, 2021 (F-Tu)
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Sun Valley, ID I July 2020
Whistler, BC | July 2018
"There is something about immersing yourself in an incredibly beautiful destination packed with adventure, meaningful conversations and time spent with the women in our iGnite community that is truly life-changing. iGnite Escapes allow me to find the stillness I need to recharge and reset with the demands of my fast-paced life." - Courtney Nagle
Whitefish, Montana | July 2019
We escaped for 4 days & 4 nights of epic fun in the beautiful Montana mountains. We hiked, biked, rafted, rode horses, boated, enjoyed glaciers, went out dancing... in a nutshell, we balanced serious fun with awe-inspiring nature and authentic connection. These just keep getting better and better every year!
Jackson Hole, Wyoming | July 2017
What an epic adventure we had with Ignite in Jackson Hole, WY! I understood conceptually what I was signing up for, only knowing one other person there when I arrived. I knew I had signed up for hiking, biking, white-water rafting, dancing, horse-back riding and floating down the Snake River. What a beautiful surprise to discover we would develop such a deep level of relationship among all of us in such a short amount of time while doing all these fun and rigorous things! Neissa held a precious space for all of us to be ourselves and express ourselves fully, which made it a trip I will cherish forever! Sign me up for next year!” - Marlene Clark
Banff, Canada | July 2016
Banff, Canada + Outdoor Activity + Women = Empowerment, Adventure and Friendship, which is exactly how our Banff Escape can be described. Our first day of adventure began with a somewhat terrifying yet empowering bang, as we climbed ladders, crossed suspension bridges and hiked up, down, around and across Mt. Norquay. The prize was the breathtaking panoramic view of Banff, the encouragement and fellowship during the climb and the glory of exerting and stretching our bodies, minds and spirits. It was indeed an accomplishment that we will never, ever forget. On the following days, we hiked alongside Lake Louise and up to the Plain of 6 Glaciers, where we witnessed an avalanche—something even our guides had never seen! We spent down time on Lake Moraine, which, like Lake Louise is a mesmerizing deep blue. We enjoyed a full day of cycling in and around Banff and alongside Lake Minnewanka. Our trip ended with a day of white water rafting and cliff jumping in the Bow River, and every day ended in the hot tub. It was truly a spectacular experience that made each of us grateful for many things: our health and physical, mental and spiritual fitness, which allowed us to courageously participate in each activity; female friendships and relationships (new and old) which pick us up and encourage us when are tank is empty; and a sense of humor which makes all of life doable and turns the even the worst situations into something beautiful.
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho | July 2015
“Being new to Austin, I was looking forward to the iGnite Escape. iGnite has been such a welcoming, supportive and positive workout experience for me that I knew the trip would have a similar vibe. Yet, as I set out on the journey, there was a bit of that 7th grade girl inside me thinking about the first day of junior high: Would I fit into the existing, established relationships and groups? Had the other women made plans to attend with dear friends? Of course, I need not have had a concern. In an instant, I was not an interloper but an integral part of the experience we were building together...It was nice to have a summer break from the safe and comfortable routine of our lives. We didn’t have to orchestrate any of this; we just could experience. As women, that almost never happens, right? We had fun in the outdoors, laughed a lot, and enjoyed lots of fellowship with other amazing women.” Susan P
Bend, Oregon | July 2014
Our best trip yet, this all-inclusive getaway combined adventure, day trips, exercise, healthy food and relaxation in breathtaking Bend. We hiked along the McKenzie River (America’s #1 trail) and Tumalo Mountain, canoed the beautiful waters of Mt. Lake & Elk Lake, ate picnics under the fir trees, caved, cycled the Twin Bridges Three Sisters Scenic Bikeway, and dominated an eco challenges adventure — all alongside friends with great food and nightly happy hours. Can we go back yet please?!
Smoky Mountain Adventure: Asheville, North Carolina | July 2013
We spent six days and five nights in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Our retreat began in the Hart House, a large country style home nestled in the Cane Creek Valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Each day began around 8a.m. and was chock-full of activities including rock climbing, white water rafting, mountain biking, zip lining and hiking, followed by a happy hour back at the house, a delicious dinner and the best part of all — candid and open conversations about the day and life. One of our best Monarch Escapes yet!
Mountain Discovery: Asheville, North Carolina | July 2012
We escaped the Texas heat and enjoyed the cool, eclectic and beautiful mountain town of Asheville, North Carolina. From gorgeous hikes, fascinating history, and a charming and artsy downtown scene, we discovered all of her magical wonder. Each day was filled with the perfect amount of rest, activity and new experiences. Activities included: hiking amongst waterfalls, sightseeing, a tour of the historic Biltmore Estate with wine and chocolate pairing, daily exercise, gardening talk, downtown tour, happy hour at the renowned Grove Park Inn, relaxation, dinner in downtown Asheville, daily happy hours and surprises.