Welcome to Guide ADK

Guide ADK is an Adirondack-based guide service offering a variety of outdoor experiences to
visitors of all ability levels. We offer hiking, camping, climbing, paddling, and a wide variety of winter sports, with both half and full day options for most activities. Our professional guides are with you every step of the way (literally) to make sure your Adirondack adventure is positive — and memorable — at every turn.

Join us for Celebrate Paddling!

Guide ADK is excited to be participating in Celebrate Paddling ADK! With a June full of amazing events for the whole family, this is an opportunity to get out on the water with our guides and enjoy the incredible early summer paddling the Adirondacks has to offer. Many of the events are free or steeply discounted, making this a great opportunity to try something new.

Learn more on our new events page!



Setting a new standard for Adirondack guiding

When you book a guide with Guide ADK, you can expect an adventure that is safe, fun, and sustainable. Guide ADK goes above and beyond to bring you a higher standard of outdoor experience. Our guides are certified in Wilderness First Aid, well-versed in sustainability best practices, and bring their A-game to every trip. Education is entwined in every outing and we pride ourselves on meeting our clients where they’re at, creating custom experiences suited to your particular needs, goals, and abilities. 

Giving back through
education & advocacy

At Guide ADK, we know our lives and our livelihood wouldn’t be possible without access to preserved lands and outdoor spaces. That’s why we make it our mission to give back through education & sustainable action, and to increase access to all people.

Check out the action!