Glacier Guides and Montana Raft: About Us

Glacier Guides and Montana Raft’s Mission

At Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, our mission is to provide exceptional active travel vacations and experiences in and around Glacier National Park while preserving and protecting Glacier’s unique ecosystem using the best available ecologically sound practices.

Who are we?

Glacier Guides and Montna Raft was founded in 1983 to provide ecologically sensitive backcountry guiding and interpretation in Glacier National Park. In those days there were just three people, but four years later we expanded to include rafting on the area’s two Wild and Scenic rivers. In 2010 we built our Glacier Guides Lodge to give our guests a more eco-friendly lodging option in West Glacier.

Glacier Guides and Montana Raft owners

Randy Gayner, Mark O’Keefe, Denny Gignoux – Glacier Guides and Montana Raft owners

Today, with more than eighty guides and support people on our staff, we provide the area’s most comprehensive and professional hiking, backpacking, fishing, lodging and rafting service. At Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, we owe our success to our staff. We’re not just a company, we’re friends. Many of our guides are students or teachers in the off-season, dovetailing their schedules with the summer season here in West Glacier. Others ski, hike, bike, fish, or raft professionally in other parts of the country the rest of the year. All are dedicated outdoors people who hone their skills constantly, sharing hard won insights with you.

As we like to say: “You won’t know if you don’t go.”

Interested in Joining the Glacier Guides and Montana Raft team?

We hire out-going, energetic, fun-loving folks who love the outdoors and like to work hard. Using the “Apply for a Job” link at the bottom of our website, upload a cover letter, resume and several references. Let us know your experience, why you want to join our team, and what you love about Glacier National Park. Not sure you have the experience to be a guide? Ask about our support positions.