Looking for Guides. Starting date May, 2021.

Backpacking guide. The trips are 4-5 day excursions in the backcountry of Yellowstone. Lead guide. Assistant guide.

Day hiking guide. These are day-long interpretive hiking tours in the backcountry with groups of guests: Lamar Valley, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Upper Geyser Basin.

Sea kayaking guide. Day excursions and the occasional multi-day sea kayak on Yellowstone Lake.

Each tour is an 8-10 hour work day, depending. It can be 4-5 days per week.

No housing available. Tours are based out of West Yellowstone, Montana. Guides sometimes live out of travel trailers or van life.

Pay is competitive.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Conservation, Instruction and Guiding, Mountaineering Skills, Teaching/Education, Trail Supervisor, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


Wilderness First Responder.
Previous guiding experience/or NOLS graduate.
Clean driving record.

Required Skills:

Knowledge of Yellowstone National Park flora, fauna and history.
Mountain travel safety skills.
Morning person.

About Yellowstone Hiking Guides

Backcountry hiking, backpacking, and sea kayaking. We also offer van-based wildlife tours.

Application Instructions

Please e-mail a cover letter regarding why you want the job and feel qualified. Please also attach a resume and send it to: [email protected] Thanks, we look forward to working with you!