Our guides' experience, dedication, and enthusiasm make them ideal ambassadors for your destination. They chart the course, finesse the details, and speak the language (English, as well as the local language). They also possess a truly rare skill, knowing when to let serendipity and inspiration take the lead.
Brenda Holland has lived and guided in Yellowstone National Park for the past 10 years. A dedicated environmentalist and educator, Brenda loves sharing her passion for the area with CW guests. Brenda is also an active volunteer assisting with wetland and habitat restoration projects and a graduate of NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School). In her free time Brenda guides ski trips, teaches yoga and coaches youth in Nordic skiing.
David Akers has worked as a year-round guide in Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons for the past 20 years. Dave grew up near the Great Smoky Mountain National Park before moving to Montana over 30 years ago. In addition to guiding Dave enjoys his family, hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, and most outdoor activities.
Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, David Alder attended Weber State University and lived in the Ogden area visiting Yellowstone with family and friends for year before moving to West Yellowstone full time in 2006. Even after seven seasons guiding in Yellowstone National Park, his passion for the park and its nature is contagious.