Remember the idea of climbing a mountain to ask the old man at the top the meaning of life? Find your own answer on top of the many mountain resorts in California that offer beautiful retreat settings for the ‘new humanity’ seeking meditative, rejuvenating activity: Give thanks and praise in the great outdoors every Sunday– Squaw Valley offers services at 2:00 at the top of the Links Chair, led by Tahoe Resort Ministries. Mt. Ojai is known for its quiet, meditative and healing atmosphere. In May of 2012 Mount Shasta will have an eclipse over-head, which already has spiritually-minded people buzzing. Dedicated to ‘human potential’ is world-famous Esalen Institute in Big Sur. Reiki, detox, alternate massage therapies, yoga, and holistic healing are all readily available to the nature-seeker. More than 300,000 people have trekked to what Esalen calls its “forty-year-long Olympics of the body, mind and spirit. Big Sur, Reiki, detox, alternate massage therapies, yoga, and holistic healing are all readily available to the nature-seeker.