Zach Husted

Zach husted

guide : irwin guides, eleven experience

year you started guiding


what guide services do you work for and where?

Irwin Guides and Eleven Experience in Crested Butte, Colorado 

what do you teach? any specific certifications?

I guide full time for Irwin Guides and Eleven Experience out of Crested Butte. I teach climbing, mountain biking, alpine climbing and fly fishing to clients of all ages and walks of life. Certifications include AMGA Apprentice Ski Guide, Emergency Medical Technician, American Avalanche Institute Pro Level 2.

what inspired you to become a guide?

I became a guide to share the most beautiful places on earth, all while helping clients grow and succeed in the outdoors.

any advice for upcoming guides?

Work hard in what you're passionate about and keep at it!

backcountry weapon of choice

Backwoods Carbon Split 162