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Make sure you're fully prepared to enter the backcountry this winter with avalanche eduction classes of all levels.

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Since 1968

Founded in 1968 as Jackson Hole Mountain Guides, today The Mountain Guides leads hundreds of people each year into the mountain ranges of Wyoming and Montana, the canyons and towers of Utah, Cody’s South Fork ice falls, and the cliffs and crags of Boulder, CO, Red Rock, NV, and City of Rocks, ID. Our philosophy is simple - enrich lives by providing exceptional service and unforgettable experiences in the mountains. We are accredited by the American Mountain Guides Association and are owned and operated by professionals who live and breathe the mountain life! Come explore our mountains, desert, and vertical world.

Testimonials

  • Your staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. They made the climb challenging and enjoyable, while maintaining safety procedures.  I highly recommend climbing with your staff!

    — Pablo
  • What an awesome experience. Days later, I still find myself thinking about the climb and what an incredible journey it was. The guides were friendly and knowledgable and not once did I feel unsafe or as if I wasn’t in good hands. It was a great two days of climbing, laughing, sharing and enjoying breathtaking views.

    — Jordyn Newcome
  • What an awesome day with our youth climbers. For many of the 5-12 year olds, it was their first time climbing outside. Amy and Lisa were great with them and everyone had a blast. Thanks for a solid day on the rock!

    — Charlie Manganiello (Youth Climbing ICF Program)

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Why JHMG?

We always say that there are times to be budget conscious and times when you want the best.  Things like surgery, sky diving lessons and mountain/rock climbing are times when you really don’t want to be looking for a bargain.  But if you are looking for an adventure of a lifetime, with a well trained, certified […]

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Featured Adventure

Grand Teton Climbs

One of the most recognizable mountains in the country, the Grand Teton has drawn visitors to the area as long as history has been recorded. A landmark for native Americans and the first European explorers, the mystique has always been captivating. Even the rights to the first ascent remains in dispute. A crucible of American alpinism, the the […]

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Featured Guide

Erica Engle

Erica is a full time professional mountain guide and connoisseur of the adventure lifestyle.  She is a passionate climber and skier with a diverse background in rock, ice, ski mountaineering and high altitude expeditions.  Erica hails from Washington State, where she was raised with a backpack and orders to not come inside until dinner.  With […]

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