Born Of A Mountain Tragedy, A Vision For Wellness And Community Takes Hold By The Sea At Charleston’s Social Club The Wonderer

Charleston’s social and wellness club The Wonderer, founded by Beau Burns, evolved from years of work, travel, reflection, and one life-affirming tragedy.

In December 2014, Beau Burns walked away from his finance job and bought an around-the-world plane ticket. Tired of the daily grind, he wanted to clear his head and contemplate career moves. Three months into his travels, about to depart the Philippines for Nepal to join a climb to Mt. Everest Base Camp, he got a call from a friend in China. “I’m coming south into Tibet, and we can do the ascent together if you can push your date back by 2 weeks”

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