Pura Vida Adventures is hiring Professional Mountain Guides for part time Spring and/ or full time Summer work!

Pay will vary based upon experience, age, and additional qualifications.

The ideal candidate would meet the following requirements:

  • Current Wilderness First Responder Certification
  • Professional commercial rock guiding experience or experience running a climbing program for an organization.
  • AMGA TRSM Certification or equivalent climbing certification.
  • Advanced Mountain biking experience including field based basic bike repair
  • A clean driving record
  • Strong Social and Organizational Skills
  • An ability to work independently
  • Age 21 or over

Minimum candidate requirements:

  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Strong understanding of the fundamentals of climbing , extensive personal rock climbing experience, and an ability and desire to communicate and patiently teach other.
  • Mountain biking experience
  • A clean driving record
  • Strong Social and Organizational Skills
  • Age 18 or over


Responsibilities include: Logistics, Shuttle Driving, and leading climbing trips, mountain bike trips, hiking trips, and co leading canyoneering trips.

Please send resume, brief description of your experience, and three reference contacts to us via email to apply.

Any questions should also be sent to us via email. Also provide a phone number where we can reach you. Please do not call.  We will contact you by phone or email to follow up on your application.

If you are a college student looking for an internship position we are happy to work with you and your school in providing you with an internship opportunity.

For more info or to apply contact Pura Vida Adventures at contact@pvadventures.com