Matt is an experienced hiking, canoeing, and winter trekking guide with over 15 years of trip leading in Manitoba. His contagious excitement for the great outdoors drives his passion to share it with others. If not travelling around the world, Matt can be found leading groups of people on life changing outdoor adventures on Manitoba's lakes and trails. Matt is trained and certified as a Wilderness First Responder, Outdoor Council of Canada instructor, and Paddle Canada Instructor and multi-day wilderness guide in Riding Mountain National Park.
Ryan Donkersgoed - Lead Guide/Instructor
Ryan graduated from Columbia Bible College with a diploma in Outdoor Leadership and has spent a number of seasons guiding rafting, canoe, and hiking trips in MB, BC and Northwest Territories. He brings loads of experience and backcountry knowledge to the team. When Ryan's not leading trips he's completing his off the grid home with his wife and young family. Ryan has training and certification in Wilderness Advanced First Aid, Paddle Canada, Outdoor Council of Canada field leadership, Swiftwater Rescue and multi-day wilderness guide in Riding Mountain National Park.
Brent Murray - Lead Guide/Instructor
Brent is passionate about getting people outdoors and with over 7 years of experience as an outdoor education facilitator and wilderness guide. When he isn't leading trips he is attending the University of Winnipeg to attain a degree in geography with a focus in geomatics and environmental perception. Brent's wealth of knowledge, skills and experiences shapes his leadership style, providing a unique experience into the wilderness for anyone who joins him. Brent is trained and certified in Wilderness Advanced First Aid, Paddle Canada, an Outdoor Council of Canada instructor, and multi-day wilderness guide in Riding Mountain National Park.
Tyler Warkentin - Assistant Guide
Tyler is an experienced outdoorsman and outdoor leader. His passion to explore Manitoba's pristine wilderness and share his passion with others makes him a great fit to our team. He recently completed his outdoor leadership training at Prairie Bible College and is trained and certified in Wilderness Advanced First Aid, Outdoor Council of Canada field leadership, Paddle Canada, and multi-day wilderness guide in Riding Mountain National Park.
Shana Guenther - Assistant Guide
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Robert Kilmartin - Assistant Guide
Robert is an experienced outdoor leader with a focus on youth programs. Every season you can cross paths with him as he enjoys being outdoors as much as he can. He holds certification in Outdoor Council of Canada field leadership, Paddle Canada paddling, Wilderness First Aid, and has logged nearly 100 days in the field assisting our lead guides over the years. You'll never meet a more friendly and approachable outdoor leader than Rob.