Frequently Asked Questions

An entire weekend of cabin accommodations, inspiration, workshops, zip lining, archery, yoga,  breakfast, lunch, dinner, thirst-quenching beverages and snacks! Plus, you’ll get your gift bag and nice little surprises throughout the weekend.

Act as if you’re headed to camp. Here is a full list of what to bring:

  • Comfortable clothing (June in Southern California is warm)
  • Light sweater, pair of sneakers
  • Water bottle
  • A notebook or journal
  • Bedding (sleeping bag, or sheets and a blanket)
  • Pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Shower towels
  • Yoga Mat or extra towel
Short answer, Yes! Pali is an excellent location where the chef (we know from experience) cooks up made-from-scratch food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Here’s a video produced by the retreat location:

Pali Retreat 2017 – Dining from Pali Mountain on Vimeo.

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide refunds. However, you may transfer your ticket to another person. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
Pali Retreat is located about 1 hour from Ontario International Airport (ONT) and 2 hours from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
25 people, maximum. Our mission is to change the way people meet, and we purposely keep our groups small because of this. While there is no application to attend, we take time to select only the brightest emerging leaders from around the United States of America.

Emerging leaders who attend Encounter are looking to grow their network, increase their business innovation and have fun while doing it.

In our August 2017 session, attendees’ job titles included entrepreneur, small business owner, art director, UX strategist, graphic designer, IT executive, social worker, social media strategist, realtor, fashion blogger, sales representative, world traveler, communications director, PhD recipients, and unemployed.

Here’s a list of approved activities for Summer 2018:

  • Yoga
  • Archery
  • 90’s R&B Dance Class
  • S’mores
  • Movie Night
  • Breakout Sessions

Pali Retreat New Zip Lines! from Pali Mountain on Vimeo.

Pali’s mountain retreat cabins, surrounded by oak and pine trees. Each retreat cabin features solid wood built-in bunk beds, radiant floor heating, and one to three full bathroom and shower facilities. Guests bring their own twin bedding or sleeping bags.

Yes. To pay a deposit, visit our Eventbrite page here. Click Enter Promotional Code and type in installment.

There is always a Pali staffed host onsite who is available 24 hours a day. For medical emergencies, dial 911.

Pali Mountain can be contacted at:

30778 CA 18
Running Springs, CA 92382
(909) 867-5743

Email us at or call/text us (323) 813-7846.