Nevada City, CA
Dashielle has spent much of the last 10 years dedicated to deepening in her own relationship with the wilderness. During this time she has spent a total of almost 2 years backpacking in various wildernesses, primarily in the Sierra Nevada. She has guided 70+ multi day wilderness programs with youth and adults while Director of Back to Earth Outdoors and since then through her own company, Illumin. She leads vision quests for Sonoma Academy and has a long history of working successfully with teenagers in rites-of-passage ceremonies. Dashielle graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Peace and Conflict studies.