Adventures You'll Talk About For A Lifetime

Dreaming of an epic mountain adventure?

Let's talk about where you want to go, what you want to do, and your experience so we can put together the best trip for you. The first step is easy. Get in touch with Burns Guiding directly.

Skiing and Snowboarding

You're ready to take your snowboarding to the next level. Whether that means finding more exciting terrain at the resort, improving your riding techniques, or stepping it up by getting into backcountry touring, Brendan's coaching and expertise will get you there...and you'll have a whole lot of fun doing it!

From single-day trips to multi-day adventures, we'll create the perfect experience for you.

Coaching and Guiding at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

  • Guiding in JHMR Backcountry
  • Personal Snowboard Instruction

Backcountry Tours

  • Teton Pass
  • Grand Teton National Park

Backcountry Specific Camps

  • Splitboard/Ski Mountaineering Clinics

Summer Climbing

Want to explore the beauty of the mountains in the summertime and improve your climbing skills? From peak-bagging to multi-pitch rock climbs, you'll push your limits and have an amazing adventure. Whether you're new to climbing or you've been at it for years, we'll create the right trip to help you cultivate new skills and enjoy the magic of climbing.

Teton Mountains Climbing with Exum Mountain Guides

  • Grand Teton
  • Rock Climbing Day Trips

Wind River Mountains Climbing

  • Multi-day backcountry climbs and peak bagging

City of Rocks & Lander Area Rock Climbing

  • Base camping for day trip climbing
  • Cragging and multi-pitch climbs

International and Custom Adventures

You've been dreaming of an epic international adventure, and you want to be sure you can make the most of it. From safety to ideal routes to logistics and planning, you don't want to get stuck in the details.

That's why I put together custom international trips so you can enjoy the amazing mountains and wild adventures without worrying about getting the planning right.

To get started, get in touch to tell me about what destination you have in mind and what sort of skills you'd like to focus on during your adventure. We'll put together the ideal package for you.


  • European Alps
  • Japan
  • British Columbia, Canada
  • Alaska

Skill Focus:

  • Splitboarding/Ski Touring
  • Ski/Splitboard Mountaineering
  • Heli-Skiing
  • Hut Trips
  • Crevasse Rescue
  • Rope Handling (belay, rappel, necessary gear)
  • Rock Climbing
  • Peak Bagging

mentoring for new guides

Working on your AMGA Splitboard Certification? Burns Guiding offers one-on-one mentoring work to prepare you for exams. Brendan worked with the American Mountain Guide Association in developing a platform for aspiring Splitboard guides to follow and brings his vast knowledge and thoughtful teaching style to help you develop your skills so you can go into your exams with confidence. Contact me to hear more about mentorship programs.

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