When it comes to embarking on your journey into a career as an outdoor adventure guide, it can be quite hard to know where to begin. If you started by doing what the rest of us do when we don’t know the answer, then you probably went straight to Google and typed in careers in the outdoor industry. The internet is many things, but a career counselor is not one! Now you're left with a bunch of web pages containing too many opinions, countless options, and a head full of ideas and no real answers!
Well, we’re happy to tell you that getting started doesn't have to be that difficult! There are a multitude of pathways you can choose, which will ultimately see you getting work doing what you love as an outdoor guide. To help you choose the best pathway for you, below we have compiled some information on things we wished we knew before we began our journey in outdoor guiding.