Benja Glatz

benja glatz

guide : exum mountain guides, viking heliskiing/ scandic mountain guides


year you started guiding


what guide services do you work for and where?

Exum Mountain Guides (Jackson, WY) Viking Heliskiing/ Scandic Mountain Guides (Iceland) 

what do you teach? any specific certifications?

AIARE Instructional Team member, AIARE Course Leader for Level 1, Rescue, and Level 2 avalanche courses. 

what inspired you to become a guide?

"Well-well look. I already told you: I deal with the goddamn customers so the engineers don't have to! I have people skills; I am good at dealing with people. Can't you understand that? What the hell is wrong with you people?"

any advice for upcoming guides?

booking pages / DM for private and custom courses

backcountry weapon of choice

Backwoods Carbon Split