Since answering the call to guiding in 2011, Kim (she/her) has wandered deserts, mountains, rainforests, and the physical and psychic landscapes in between, with humans of all ages. This work began with wilderness therapy, and expanded into rites of passage, with the two often being intertwined on the shared journey of remembering our individual and…

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Katie Teague is an award winning documentary filmmaker, timelapse photographer and somatic-based philosophical life coach. She’s an eclectic mystic philosopher with a Masters degree in Depth Psychology. Katie has followed the jagged arc of a destiny path that eventually led her to fasting with the School of Lost Borders and assisting in the month long…

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Cary Gaunt, Ph.D. (she/her), a lover of earth and spirit, has dedicated her life to listening deeply for, and serving, their call.

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Sam DeBoskey (he/him) is a farmer, carpenter, rites-of-passage guide, and community organizer/organizee living in Denver, Colorado.  He currently manages an urban farm in his home city and is passionate about the power of food and food growing to bring people together.  Sam is a life-long student of the natural world and began his journey with…

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Kelly McClelland (she/her) brings realness and an open heart to her work as a bi-lingual Rite of Passage guide, Wilderness Psychotherapist, Designer, and Strategist. Infusing earth-connection with business and technology, she walks the edge of what it means to live in modern society with a deep thirst for ceremony…

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Paul Browde M.D. (he/him/his)  is a psychiatrist, a storyteller, and a relationship guide. He has been in practice for more than thirty years.  He has trained in Hypnotherapy, Internal Family Systems, and in Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapy Paul has been profoundly affected by wilderness work and is excited to bring this exploration to groups of queer men. He is co-founder of…

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Gretchen (Grae) Gerlach (she/her) grew up in rural Montana, where she was raised as much by the wilderness as by her nature loving parents and horse ranching community. Inspired by the Rocky Mountains, glacier fed rivers, ancient forests, and creatures of her homeland she declared her life purpose at age six; “I will work with…

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Nick LaHaise (he/him) is a rite of passage guide, teacher, artist, and professional chef. He was called to rites of passage as a teenager, seeking to understand what it means to be a fully alive and initiated adult. He spent over a decade immersing himself in various rites of passage ceremonies and deep nature connection with organizations including, Animas Valley…

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Bettina Straub (she/her) is a creative and rooted Rites of Passage guide. She brings earth ceremony, body awareness, and mindfulness to her work. Counseling in her private practice, as well as teaching graduate students the basics of mindfulness, her intuitive approach is enriched by over 10 years of experience creating safe and empowering spaces for personal…

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Cate Burnett (she/her) has a deep and soulful connection to wild places and all those who live there. She is a naturalist, wildlife tracker and wilderness guide, having spent over 25 years leading expeditions in the Pacific North West and Hawaii. Her devotion to honoring the ‘wild and untamed’ stirrings within herself lends enthusiasm and passion…

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