Ruth Wharton

Ruth Wharton

Ruth Wharton

An experienced wilderness guide, mentor, and therapist. Ruth has worked extensively with people of all ages in wilderness, residential, and therapeutic settings. She been a guide at the School of Lost Borders over 15 years and is deeply committed to re-introducing rites of passage into the world. This woman passionately weaves the mirror of nature through the world around her.

Ruth has a B.A. in Therapeutic Use of the Wilderness Experience and Cultural Anthropology from Prescott College and M.A. in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa University. She is also a wilderness first responder. Ruth currently has a private practice in Boulder, CO specializing in wilderness therapy and play therapy.