Tyler Reid comes to San Juan Mountain Guides with an extensive background in snow and guiding experience on Denali, Mt Rainier, and internationally. He’s a long time backcountry skier and former ski patroller with experience in both maritime and continental snow climates. He has AIARE Level 3 Avalanche training (highest in the US), is an AIARE Instructor, Wilderness EMT, and recently became certified as an AMGA Ski Mountaineering Guide. When not in the mountains he enjoys surfing, reggae music, and spending time with his fiancée Katy.
Tyler also owns and runs a relatively new guide service called Pacific Alpine Guides, based out of Olympia, WA and servicing the Olympic Mountains and select destinations in the North Cascades.