We are looking for leaders to guide our Grand Canyon backpacking treks during the Spring and Fall, with opportunities to extend the season working Summers in the High Sierra. The ideal candidate is a reliable, dependable individual with strong work ethic who loves the Grand Canyon and can be kind, patient and motivating with people of all experience levels. You should be an experienced backpacker, a decent cook and most importantly, a personable and positive individual who thrives in a group setting. In addition, you must have or be willing to obtain Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification before the start of our hiking season in March.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Instruction and Guiding, Sales and Marketing, Teaching/Education


Wilderness First Responder
Grand Canyon Backpacking Experience
High Sierra Backpacking Experience
Teaching or Educational Experience a plus

Required Skills:

Strong communication and people skills
Attention to detail
Strong work ethic

Preferred Skills:

Masters degree in science or related field for leading and developing curriculum-based outdoor education programs.

About TSX Challenge

We operate a series of inspirational guided backpacking challenges across Grand Canyon National Park, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, and John Muir Wilderness. Our treks appeal to both beginner and advanced backpackers because we enable access to remote wilderness destinations while helping them to accomplish big goals. Each backpacking challenge is completely unplugged and one-of-a-kind, requiring the dedication of incredibly passionate and hands-on guides.

Application Instructions

Please send applications or questions with interest to [email protected]