Have you ever wondered what it would take to become a Professional Big Game Hunting Guide?

ELM Outfitters & Guides Training Program will show you every step of the way!
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A smart man once said,

“Do what you love and you won’t have to work a day in your life!”

Established in 1959 here in Montana.

We are now celebrating over five decades of professional outfitter and wilderness guide training in the Rocky Mountains of Montana. ELM’s role as the education and training leader in the big game outfitting and guiding industry stems from being America’s very first big game hunting guide and packer training program.
Our guide school [Home Study Prep-Course] and the curriculm we have set for each of the hands on training class schools to go over with students] is approved by all of the boards of outfitters in the Rockies.*That makes a big difference* We offer you the most intense, comprehensive, field proven Home Study Course and Hands on Training available anywhere. Integrity is what it’s all about.
If you’re serious about beginning a career as a guide, packer or camp cook and looking for a quality training program, with an excellent reputation and which has the “most experience” in this industry. ELM’s Guide Training Program is the best place for you to get started! Give us a call 406-961-3603, “We personally answer the phone and will give you straight answers to your questions.” We are true professionals.

ELM: Where Tomorrow's Outfitters and Guides Are Trained Today™

The ELM Outfitters and Guides Training Program has been in the business of training individuals longer then any other guide school program out there. “This makes a big difference” We are dedicated to providing the best possible outdoor training to every student, whether you are looking for a new career or just want to fine tune your wilderness & outdoor skills. “ELM oversees the entire training program” The Home Study Prep-Course, Directive over the Hands on Schools” and Job placement assistance.

With over five decades of Big Game Guide Training experience ELM will take you through the ropes of horsemanship, guiding, packing, wrangling and backwoodsmanship and all essential studies. We provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to be on your way to handling the wilderness head on.

Start Now and Let ELM be Your Guide to a Wonderful and Unique Lifestyle!

We look forward to hearing from you soon and answer any questions you have.

Michael & Julie Knott