Winter Awakening 

"Happy, Joyous and Free"

January 24 -  26, 2020

Join us for our 13th year of sobriety and recovery! 

This annual retreat is a weekend exploration of spiritual identity & connectedness for gays, lesbians & friends in recovery from alcoholism & addiction. Though 12-step & traditions-based, Winter Awakening is not an AA-sanctioned event.

Once again, our retreat will be held at the amazing Mountain Retreat and Learning Center. Our dates are January 24 - 26, 2020. So wrap yourselves in scarves & join us at this beautiful location on 4,200 foot high granite cliffs on the Eastern Continental Divide in the Blue Ridge Mountains.


With its incredible accommodations a cozy & inviting lodge, and breathtaking views, you’ll find it easy to relax & enjoy the peaceful winter scenery.


Participants will dine together in the large cafeteria, enjoying freshly prepared meals by a fully staffed kitchen, with vegetarian options always available. And The Mountain offers plenty of warm and inviting meeting spaces to facilitate our connectedness and spiritual exploration.

For more information and registration click above and register through


  • Program: January 24 - 26, 2020

  • Registration opens: Now 


Registration Fee includes:

  • Lodging

  • Meals 

  • Use of assigned facilities

  • Participation in program activities