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Mountain Light Membership Program

As of January 1st, 2019, Mountain Light became a membership-based venue. We did this in order to reduce the number of guests and to enhance the quality and privacy of those who are really seeking a peaceful place of retreat. The membership fee is $50 per calendar year, which means it covers January 1st through December 1st of each year, regardless of when a person becomes a member.  We are offering two options: one year or two year memberships.  As a gift of gratitude for the two year memberships, we will be sending you one of the four books published by Mountain Light Publishing. Membership is only required by the person making a reservation for their own lodging and not for those who may be sharing the same accommodation. Members will also be able to make day visits without any additional charge. Over night rates will continue on a donation basis. Follow these links to sign up as a member and to make a reservation.


 Q      Is membership required of both persons sharing the same accommodation?

A      No, it is only required of the person making the reservation and not for others who may be sharing the same accommodation.

Q      Can a member make a reservation for more than one accommodation?

A      No, we request a separate reservation for each accommodation and the guest making the reservation must be a member

Q      How does it work for groups?

A      For groups less than 15, it works the same as any other reservation. Each guest must become a  member and then make their reservation.

Q      Can we reserve the whole Sanctuary?

A      Yes, for groups of 15 or more, the organizer can purchase 15 memberships up front and then give them to the participants. Then each participant would send in their own membership form as “prepaid” and make their own accommodation reservation choice according to their comfort level and budget.

Q      Would this guarantee that we would have the whole Sanctuary to ourselves?

A      Yes, we would reserve the whole Sanctuary for you for those dates and hold all of the accommodations for you for up until two weeks before the event.  If we did not receive the minimum of 15 reservations by that time, we would accept other guests from outside of the group. If we received a minimum of 15 reservations from your group at least two weeks before the event then you would have the Sanctuary to yourselves, with the exception of resident staff.

Q      Is membership required of guests who just want to spend the day or attend a day event at the Sanctuary?

A      Yes, membership is required of day visitors as well as overnight visitors. The exception are those who simply wish to have a tour of the facilities.

Q      Is the membership fee refundable or transferable?

A      No. In the case of individual memberships, these are not refundable or transferable.

Q      Are there membership benefits besides being able to make a reservation?

A      Yes, members are able to visit the Sanctuary at any time that we are open, without charge and with prior notice. The except are those rare times when we may have a group which has reserved the whole Sanctuary. Also, members may bring up to two non-member friends with them to spend the day.

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