Skill Training

Individuals involved in a Guide Development Plan work through being Trainees, Assistant Guides, and onto Senior Guide status. Guide trainings exist in kayaking, hiking, backpacking, mountaineering, and rockclimbing. Spaces for non-guide participants are available on the guide training trips on a first come first serve basis.

Wilderness Medicine

The Great Escapes program guides will have opportunites to get scholarshiped to aquire Wilderness Medicine Training and advance their qualifications.

For those interested in becoming a Guide or just participating in the program us!

Emily Shafer, Wilderness First Responder
Coordinator of Guide Development
Zac Sawyer
Outdoor Leadership Coordinator
(619) 849-2677