Frequently Asked Questions

Listed inside are several questions that we are frequently asked about choosing a guide school. We update this list regularly so be sure to check in often, also feel free to email us with your questions.

Job Placement

The number one question we receive from guide school candidates is related to job placement. Prospective students want to know that if they pay money and go to a school, there will be wilderness guide jobs available for them to apply for upon completion.

Articles And Information

Articles on a variety of topics that are of interest to prospective students, as well other helpful tools that can be accessed. We add to this list all the time, so come back and visit often.


Our collection of resources to help you learn the area and everything else important to your outfitting needs. Wildlife information, Travel information, Suppliers, and more.

VA Progress For Chapter 33

Our program qualifies for payment of our tuition and fees under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Here is our information on the process of the GI Bill® under the chapter 33, Post 9/11 Program.

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About Us

Learn about our founder Pat Tibor as you read about how his outfitting business came to be.


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