Member Directory

Among our members you will find highly-qualified certified and non-certified guides and instructors around the world. Of course we recommend you choose a certified professional guide if one is available in your area. Certification provides a decisive tool for choosing the right guide or instructor for your needs and objectives. Many guides offer training — from beginer to advanced — for recreational canyoneers.

Our certified instructors offer training and certification assessments for aspiring professional canyon guides.  NOTE: Instructors are also certified canyon guides. Guide certification is a prerequisite for instructor certification.

Senior Staff

Rich Carlson

Rich Carlson

Senior Instructor

Services available in U.S., Mexico and worldwide.

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Adolfo Isassi

Adolfo Isassi

Technical Director

Huricane, Utah

CGI Certified, Level 3

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Joe Storms

Joe Storms

Senior Instructor

Jasper, Alberta

CGI Certified, Level 4

Jesus Guerrero

Jesus Guerrero

Senior Instructor

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

Canyon Guides :: MEXICO

Tomas Hernandez

Tomas Hernandez

Regional Director

Saltillo, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

Rolando De Leon

Rolando De Leon

Certified Instructor

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

Lylia Rocha

Lylia Rocha

Certified Instructor

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 2

Amilcar Barbosa

Amilcar Barbosa

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

Ricardo Alvarez

Ricardo Alvarez

Veracruz, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 2

Jose Juan Velasco

Jose Juan Velasco

Cordoba, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Pepe "Barranco" Benavides

Pepe "Barranco" Benavides

Guadalajara, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

Ivan Nava Ventura

Ivan Nava Ventura

Guadalajara, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

Joshimar Salinas Ramos

Joshimar Salinas Ramos

Certified Instructor

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 2

Oscar Garcia

Oscar Garcia

Certified Instructor

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

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Daniel Zarazua Gomez

Daniel Zarazua Gomez

Certified Instructor

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

Alejandro Pantoja

Alejandro Pantoja

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 2

Alberto Medina

Alberto Medina

Nayarit, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 2

Esmeralda Guerrero

Esmeralda Guerrero

Durango, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Alejandro Rivera Hernandez

Alejandro Rivera Hernandez

Tequila, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Jesus Bautista

Jesus Bautista

Durango, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Joaquin Alejandro Beltran

Joaquin Alejandro Beltran

Mexico City, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Jesus Guerrero

Jesus Guerrero

Senior Instructor

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

Maria Pantoja

Maria Pantoja

Veracruz, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Alejandro Breton

Alejandro Breton

Guadalajara, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 2

Carlos Perez

Carlos Perez

Guadalajara, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Juan Tinoco

Juan Tinoco

Durango, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Eduardo Osuna Morales

Eduardo Osuna Morales

Sinaloa, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Jesus Tamez

Jesus Tamez

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

Mon De Martino

Mon De Martino

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 2

Renato Zamudio

Renato Zamudio

Quintana Roo, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 2

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Mateo Alvarez Rocha

Mateo Alvarez Rocha

Veracruz, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Edgar Valdez

Edgar Valdez

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

Paulo Estrada

Paulo Estrada

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

Jose Duazo

Jose Duazo

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Esthela Rodriguez

Esthela Rodriguez

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

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Carlos Alberto Martinez Silva

Carlos Alberto Martinez Silva

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 2

David Eugenio Garza Garcia

David Eugenio Garza Garcia

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 2

Miguel Trevino

Miguel Trevino

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Tonatiuh Durarte

Tonatiuh Durarte

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

Juan Carlos Quiroz Rodriguez

Juan Carlos Quiroz Rodriguez

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 1

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Damian Canales Leal

Damian Canales Leal

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 2

Mauricio Garza Muguerza

Mauricio Garza Muguerza

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 2

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Geraldo Gallegos

Geraldo Gallegos

Ruben Perez

Ruben Perez

Monterrey, Mexico

CGI Certified, Level 3

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Canyon Guides :: BALI

Putu Sumedana

Putu Sumedana

Gitgit, Bali

CGI Certified, Level 2

Suparta Yasa

Suparta Yasa

Gitgit, Bali

CGI Certified, Level 2

Gede Supartana

Gede Supartana

Gitgit, Bali

CGI Certified, Level 2

Made Kusama Rata

Made Kusama Rata

Gitgit, Bali

CGI Certified, Level 2

Canyon Guides :: CANADA

Joe Storms

Joe Storms

Regional Director

Jasper, Alberta

CGI Certified, Level 4

Francois Xavier Gagnon

Francois Xavier Gagnon

Vancouver, British Columbia

CGI Certified, Level 3

Guillaume Coupier

Guillaume Coupier

Field, British Columbia

CGI Certified, Level 3

Sean Prockter

Sean Prockter

Jasper, Alberta

CGI Certified, Level 2

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Joy Prockter

Joy Prockter

Jasper, Alberta

CGI Certified, Level 2

JP Kors

JP Kors

Golden, British Columbia

CGI Certified, Level 3

Katie Graham

Katie Graham

Calgary, Alberta

CGI Certified, Level 2

Trevor Lescard

Trevor Lescard

Jasper, Alberta

CGI Certified, Level 2

Canyon Guides :: HONG KONG

Johnny Wong

Johnny Wong

Regional Director

Hong Kong

CGI Certified, Level 3

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Stanley Yeung

Stanley Yeung

Hong Kong

CGI Certified, Level 2

Wong Fong Ling David

Wong Fong Ling David

Hong Kong

CGI Certified, Level 2

Eric Li

Eric Li

Hong Kong

CGI Certified, Level 2

Terry Ling

Terry Ling

Hong Kong

CGI Certified, Level 2

Dig Wilson

Dig Wilson

Hong Kong

CGI Certified, Level 3

Canyon Guides :: IRAN

Peyman Razeghi

Peyman Razeghi

Isfahan, Iran

CGI Certified, Level 3

Amir Jelvani

Amir Jelvani

Isfahan, Iran

CGI Certified, Level 3

Farzad Ahmadzadeh

Farzad Ahmadzadeh

Karaj, Iran

CGI Certified, Level 2

Ahmad Reza Riyahi Rad

Ahmad Reza Riyahi Rad

Isfahan, Iran

CGI Certified, Level 2

Hosein Alvandi

Hosein Alvandi

Karaj, Iran

CGI Certified, Level 2

Canyon Guides :: JAPAN

Dave Enright

Dave Enright

Hakuba, Japan

CGI Certified, Level 2

Naoto Kato

Naoto Kato

Hakuba, Japan

CGI Certified, Level 2

Paul Nuttall

Paul Nuttall

Hakuba, Japan

CGI Certified, Level 2

Mitsu Kaeriyama

Mitsu Kaeriyama

Hakuba, Japan

CGI Certified, Level 2

Luke Smith

Luke Smith

Hakuba, Japan

CGI Certified, Level 2

Troy Churchill

Troy Churchill

Hakuba, Japan

CGI Certified, Level 2

Canyon Guides :: NEPAL

Dinesh Lama

Dinesh Lama

Kathmandu, Nepal

CGI Certified, Level 2

Dabindra Tamang

Dabindra Tamang

Kathmandu, Nepal

CGI Certified, Level 3

Samjhana Karki

Samjhana Karki

Pokhara, Nepal

CGI Certified, Level 1

Canyon Guides :: TAIWAN

Edgar Chang

Edgar Chang

Taipei, Taiwan

CGI Certified, Level 3

Alastair James Schoen

Alastair James Schoen

Taipei, Taiwan

CGI Certified, Level 2

Canyon Guides :: UNITED KINGDON

Ben Starkie

Ben Starkie

Ft William, Scotland

CGI Certified, Level 4

Canyon Guides :: UNITED STATES

Shane Wallace

Shane Wallace

Regional Director

Salt Lake City, Utah

CGI Certified, Level 3

Phillip Mabbitt

Phillip Mabbitt

Salt Lake City, Utah

CGI Certified, Level 3

Bruce Shapiro

Bruce Shapiro

Salt Lake City, Utah

CGI Certified, Level 2

Dean Kirchner

Dean Kirchner

Sunland, California

CGI Certified, Level 3

Shannon Long

Shannon Long

Position

Henderson, Nevada

CGI Certified, Level 3

Tom Seeley

Tom Seeley

Phoenix, Arizona

CGI Certified, Level 3

Rebecca Haacke

Rebecca Haacke

Salt Lake City, Utah

CGI Certified, Level 2

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Kevin Gilbert

Kevin Gilbert

Los Angeles, California

CGI Certified, Level 2

Galen Okazaki

Galen Okazaki

Los Angeles, California

CGI Certified, Level 2

Larry Johnston

Larry Johnston

Phoenix, Arizona

CGI Certified, Level 2

Parker Simper

Parker Simper

Las Vegas, Nevada

CGI Certified, Level 3

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Dana Burnett Fisher

Dana Burnett Fisher

Salt Lake City, Utah

CGI Certified, Level 1

Anthony Thompson

Anthony Thompson

Cibecue, Arizona

CGI Certified, Level 2

Austin Haacke

Austin Haacke

Salt Lake City, Utah

CGI Certified, Level 1