MEET THE GUIDES
Rob Miller is the lead guide, program designer, and director of Cascadia Quest. He is a wilderness guide, ceremonialist, wildcrafter, council leader, loving parent, and fun-loving instigator of radical and sustainable earth-based culture change. He guides and teaches rites of passage, other growth activities, primitive skills and more for Cascadia Quest and other nature and community based organizations in the Pacific Northwest.
In 2017, Rob will guide the Young Men's Initiation, Mixed and Men's Vision Fasts, mentor the Four Seasons of Leadership and co-facilitate several Grief Song Ceremonies.
Silvia Talavera has been a guide with The School of Lost Borders since 1993. Silvia has also been a guest guide with Wilderness Reflections. She is a woman of versatility, passion, and humor, inspiring people towards self- empowerment. She brings to her work a nurturing insight, a deep compassion, a love of nature and teaches from the experience of a full life. Silvia is committed to supporting people in transitions using nature-based teachings in a wilderness setting as well as midwifing those who are in their final stage of life through Hospice. Silvia is a mother, grandmother, and mentor and continues to work as a rites of passage guide and a Hospice nurse. In 2017 is guiding for Cascadia Quest and is a member of our Elders Council.
Silvia will be co-guiding the Mixed Gender Vision Quest August 18-26, 2017.