"To Journey without being changed is to be a nomad.

To change without a journey is to be a chameleon.

To journey and be transformed by the journey is to be a Pilgrim."

– Mark Nepo

Where Could You Go?

Who Could You Become?

Imagine Adventure and Challenge and Faith

Imagine Community and Service and Growth

Imagine Vision and Purpose and Change



Our Mission at Pilgrim Trekking is Awe and Wonder and Community.

To Learn More and Get Started Visit Purpose and People and Places

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early morning refelection by a wilderness lake
breaking of the bread

April 2, 2018

"When they came to land, they saw a charcoal fire laid there, with fish and bread on it. Jesus spoke to them. ‘Bring some of the fish you’ve just caught,’ he said."

                                                                                                               The Gospel of John

Try something fun.  Go ahead and light up your search engine with "campfire with Jesus."

Amazing, right?

We all have campfire memories.  When I was young--around 11 or 12--I spent my summers on Vashon Island, a wonderful free-range place in Puget Sound.  I'm pretty sure we had a beach bonfire every night.  Sometimes just a small group, other times a huge fire, with so many people up close in the light or lingering back in the sha...

March 2, 2018

"Awe is an intuition for the dignity of all things, a realization that things not only are what they are but also stand, however remotely, for something supreme. Awe is a sense for the transcendence, for the reverence everywhere to the mystery beyond all things. It enables us to perceive in the world intimations of the divine … to sense the ultimate in the common and the simple; to feel in the rush of the passing the stillness of the eternal."

                                                                                                                                --Abraham Heschel


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Bill Harper, the founder and director of Pilgrim Trekking, has been working with young people in the wilderness for three decades. As an Episcopal Priest Bill developed a parish-based wilderness program for the young people in his own parish, a program that has changed and sustained parish youth for 20 years…


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