Petra Lentz-Snow

Petra Lentz-Snow

Petra Lentz-Snow

Petra Lentz-Snow has been involved in vision fasts and wilderness rites of passage programs for more than 30 years. She is a guide, trainer and active steward of the School of Lost Borders, where she served as Executive Director for eight years and a former Netkeeper for the Wilderness Guides Council. As an immigrant from Germany, where she graduated as a certified Naturopath, Petra is grateful to live in Payahuunadü, “The land of flowing waters,” in the Eastern Sierra Nevada.  Mother of three adult children and a breast cancer survivor, she is passionate about integrating and seeding initiatory experiences in modern culture, particularly for womxn. Listen to a 2017 Interview on Rites of Passage  with her via this link.

Personal areas of interest include birth as a rite of passage; the work of Illness, Loss and Death; and other evolutionary patterns of change. Petra's wilderness training in the U.S. began at the Bear Tribe, founded by Chippewa medicine man, Sun Bear, and deepened at the School with Steven and Meredith Foster in 1995.