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Experience The Rocky Mountain Scenery

Experience The Rocky Mountain Scenery You will experience some of the most beautiful scenery during your training here in the Rocky’s. From the lofty snow caped peaks to the pine and fir filled canyons. Imagine waking up to this every morning. (Being a big game hunting guide does have its perks)

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Enroll Today For Guide Training School

Enroll Today For Guide Training School All of our endorsed school’s still have a few openings in their up-coming classes. These classes are held in late May June, and mid July Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to get trained by true professionals in the field and work here in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.…

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In Pursuit Of The Elusive Wapiti

In Pursuit Of The Elusive Wapiti Well hope everyone’s hunting season is going good. I had a chance to get away a few days last week and do some hunting with my son Matt and cousin Al Bakken. Matt went over just before opening to set up our wall tent and cut some firewood so…

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Past Elm Guide School Student

Past Elm Guide School Student Another successful student, now guiding in ID. He has a new career which he truly enjoys. Guide School Student Succeeds Another successful guide student with his client. This student has been guiding over 3 years now.

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ELM Endorsed Guide Training Schools

Elm Endorsed Guide Training Schools Instructors at our endorsed Hands on Big Game Guide Schools work hard for you. With well over 35 years on average as Big Game Hunting Outfitters, Guides and Packers themselves, they have all worked diligently to get where they are in life running very successful outfits. They know what it…

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Becoming A Big Game Hunting Guide

Becoming A Big Game Hunting Guide Do you want to learn to be a hunting guide? Do you enjoy hunting, exploring the great outdoors and want to earn a living doing something you have a great passion for? You can Experience every day what others only dream about once or twice a year. Take a…

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Letter From A Past Elm Graduate To Erv -1975

Letter From A Past Elm Graduate To Erv – 1975 Dear Erv, As a former student of yours from 1975,I was not surprised to see the detail and extensive explanation of the outfitting/guiding industry outlined in your home study prep-course. It is very evident that with your many years of experience you presented all of…

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Big Game Guiding [All In A Days Work]

Big Game Guiding [All In A Days Work] A Day in the Life of a Big Game Hunting Guide Morning starts early for a guide especially the month of September here in the Northern Rockies. Around 3:30 AM. There are horses to catch, feed, water and saddle. Breakfast can be as early as 4:15 so…

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Big Game Hunting In Montana

Big Game Hunting in Montana Most every hunting season we have the opportunity to go hunting for elk with some of our family members. It’s a great time for all of us, even if we don’t always get the game we are after. This year my son Matt took a cow elk early in the…

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Training Of The Basic Skills

Training Of The Basic Skills Guide school students training, from shoeing the horses, to out glassing for game. Working on their riding skills, crossing a nearby river, catching some elk feeding in a sagebrush park. Students preparing to load a couple of wood stoves using the ole standby barrel hitch. Look at this amazing view…

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Training To Become Big Game Guides

Training To Become Big Game Guides The students journey begins and ends with the horses & mules. Our schools students travel over two hundred plus¬†miles of trail time during the four weeks, the students gain the confidence of handling along-string and are well prepared for what the Rocky Mountains can dish out. A big bonus…

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Future Big Game Hunting Guides

Future Big Game Hunting Guides Students are trained in: riding, packing, crosscut sawing, the safe way in pulling a string of horses and mules. You will receive excellent training in order to have these skills under your belt prior to going to work for an outfitter.

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Another Guide School Visit

Another Guide School Visit Our visit with Students over in the July class. Three cook students this year. We got the opportunity to give their meals a taste test and let me tell you it was all good! Sitting around the table talking and there’s nothing better then being around an open fire. Students spent…

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Wrangling Em Up

Wrangling Em Up Our guide school students learn the task of wrangling up horses and mules. It is so vitally important to any outfit that you know how to handle these animals. This fact can not be stressed enough. At each of our schools you will be taught this fact over and over!

Covering The Whole Canyon With One Bugle

Covering The Whole Canyon With One Bugle One of the important techniques a skilled big game hunting guide needs to remember. -You don’t always have to drop into a drainage to locate elk- A single bugle can get the job done from afar A response from a bull will give you a heads up as…

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Leading The Pack String

Leading The Pack String Students are instructed in pulling short and long strings. Getting the gear and your clients into hunting camp takes a lot of patience and skill. Always be prepared for the unexpected With each of our endorsed guide schools, Safety always comes first. This is the manner in which all of our…

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More Guide School Training Photos

More Guide School Training Photos At any one of our endorsed schools you choose to attend you will receive the thorough and intense training you will need to move forward into a great career. The Making Of A Saddle These guide school students enjoyed the opportunity to do hands on training of making a pack…

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Big Game Hunting Guide *Success at its Best*

Big Game Hunting Guide *Success at its Best* Yes, This Can Be You! Just one of many success stories from an Elm Guide School Graduate! Can you picture yourself as a Big Game Hunting Guide guiding here in the Rocky Mountain West. The excitement and anticipation you feel while guiding hunting clients and especially when…