New Times for Checking in and Out

Jan - 26 2018


We need to make an adjustment to our check in and check out times! During the Winter months we have a lot shorter times of daylight. In order to better serve you, we are changing those times. Check in will be at 3:00 PM and check out will be at 12:00 PM. This time will […]


Jul - 28 2016


How to say “thank you” to all of the folks who have volunteered countless hours this past year at ABC Mountain Retreat! My heart is full. Thanks to those of you that have come out from King’s Circle Assembly, Corvallis, OR Mike Ashabranner’s Church of Richland, WA, Bethel Baptist, Pasco, WA, and the men from […]

The Passing of a Wonderful Man

Sep - 20 2015


September 13th marks a day that will not be soon forgotten. We’ve lost a soul whose life enriched everyone that met him. Rod Palmer was one of a team of four people who arrived at ABC Mountain Retreat just about eleven years ago. With his design skills brought with him from his years at Hanford […]

Happy Fourth of July!

Jul - 04 2015


We are proud to live in a country that has been blessed by God for over 200 years. Thank you to every veteran who sacrificed years of their lives to ensure that Americans would continue to live free. We cannot take these blessings for granted! We look to God to continue to grant us the […]

Winter 2014

Feb - 21 2015


We are having a really different winter in the Blue Mountains this year. Normally we would be navigating the camp on our snowmobiles, and zipped up inside our warmest jackets. We have had two really nice snowstorms that gave our Christmas season guests the opportunity to get out and enjoy a white Christmas. Eighteen inches […]

Donations in memorial to Jill Palmer’s passing

Jul - 25 2014


Hello friends, In the last few days since Jill’s passing  we have been really touched by the outpouring of love and support.   We have had people asking how they can donate to ABC Mountain Retreat in Jill’s memory.  If you are wanting to do this, here are two possibilities: One is via Paypal.  Below you […]

The loss of our dear friend Jill Palmer

Jul - 25 2014


Dear Friends, This week was a difficult week for the camp. Jill Palmer passed away unexpectedly this week. Jill had been living and working here at ABC for over 10 years now. She was an integral part of the everyday life here. She was one of the managers, helped keep up the land, decorating and […]

A Place for All Seasons

Feb - 15 2014


One thing that I have been struck by in the ten years that I have been here is the versatility that we enjoy here at the camp. We meet folks that visit here every summer, and some who can’t wait for the snows of winter for their trip to ABC. It is definitely a place […]

A Sad Day

Dec - 14 2012


Our hearts and prayers go out to the families, friends and truly the nation today as we mourn the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. There are no words to adequately express the sense of loss that we are left with. Take some time out to hug your children, reach out to family members, and pray for […]

Latest Updates

Dec - 11 2012


Dear ABC Followers, Today is a quiet day. The weather is overcast and cool. Lots of snow up on top–and we have a couple of inches on the ground. We know you are getting ready for Christmas, as we are for your arrival. It looks like more snow in the forecast, so it should be […]