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Do Corporate Team Building Events Work?

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What is a Team Building Event? According to Wikipedia (the ultimate source of information about anything these days) “Team building refers to a wide range of activities, presented to businesses, schools, sports teams, religious or nonprofit organizations designed for improving team performance. Team building is pursued via a variety of practices, and can range from…

Winter Cabin Getaways at Refreshing Mountain

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Get away from the grind and enjoy the snowy winter in the Amish Country! Stay overnight in a warm, comfortable, and spacious cabin rental in Pennsylvania at Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center and enjoy all that Lancaster County has to offer, including touring the Amish attractions, shopping at the outlets or the local food…

Winter Retreat Specials

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Winter Retreat DISCOUNTS  It isn’t every day that you hear about a company REDUCING rates for next year, but that is what is happening at RMC for 2015, at least for winter retreats.  You may be thinking “why are we talking about 2015 already….. Well, if you are thinking that then this info probably won’t…

Ziplining on Ice

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Ziplining on Ice / Starring Jeff Martin, Zipline Guide Extaordinaire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7MqBYGa4uo&feature=youtu.be Watching this will give you an idea why we don't take guests on the Ziplines in this weather. It sure is a beautiful ride though! Watching this will give you an idea why we don’t take guests on the Ziplines in this weather. It…

New Year’s Resolutions

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Do you make New Year’s Resolutions?  A resolution is a firm decision to do or not do something.  With that in mind, maybe the better question is how do you resolute to fulfill your resolution?  Many of us make resolutions like to eat better, exercise more, or watch less tv—things that are outwardly visible.  On…

Merry Christmas from Refreshing Mountain

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It is always a challenge this time of year to keep perspective on the real meaning of Christmas. Finding the perfect gift for a loved one and spending time with family and friends are wonderful things but even those aren’t the real meaning. Jesus’ coming to the earth in mortal form is too hard for…

Give the Gift of an Experience

We hear a lot about quality time and being intentional about making memories with friends and family. In our fast paced society this is so important to keep in mind or we get so caught up in life that we forget to live. Two of our goals for Zip Liners is that they leave 1)…

Zipping in from all over the USA

I recently spent a day in New York City.  The next I came back to Refreshing Mountain.  What a contrast!!  Living here in Lancaster County can be its own sort of bubble and you forget what its like to drive for more than a few miles without seeing farmland, trees, and open areas.  This time…

Busy Busy Busy

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Paul warns the Thessalonians about idleness in II Thessalonians 3.  Working at Refreshing Mountain helps us not fall into that trap!   Why is that?  We had 10,157 people go through the two Zip Line courses just the beginning of March.  The new Aerial Tour opened at that time and has seen 4,404 Zip Liners!!!  The…