Seeking guide for part-time backcountry guiding for the summer season. Lead small groups of 2-5 clients on backcountry trips ranging from base-camp to extended point-to-point treks. We are in need of an adjunct guide to lead trips during busiest parts of the summer. This might just be a handful of trips but not a full summer. Ideal for someone who is based in Alaska and has a flexible schedule.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Instruction and Guiding


Extensive backcountry experience. First aid certification. Guiding experience preferred. Alaska experience preferred.

Required Skills:

Rock solid navigation and route finding skills, total confidence in your ability to lead small groups on backcountry treks over routes you have never done before. Strong leadership abilities. Ability to effectively lead a diverse group of clients of a wide age range and background.

About Trek Alaska

Trek Alaska provides guided wilderness treks in Alaska's most beautiful and remote regions with an emphasis on Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Most of our trips originate out of McCarthy Alaska.

We have been in business for over 18 years with a focus on small group wilderness experiences.

The owner is the author of "Hiking Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park", the only guide to backcountry routes in the park.

Application Instructions

Send work and adventure resumes to [email protected] A few outdoor photos of yourself would be nice too.