• slide 1
  • slide 2
  • slide 3
  • slide 4
  • slide 5
  • slide 6

    Southern Utah Guide Service & Instructional School

    We truly enjoy sharing our expertise and passion for the outdoors with all levels and abilities.

    These unique and gratifying life experiences always add to the enrichment of our lives, and we look forward to adding to yours.

    ZMS Intro Video

    ZMS Intro Video

    Right now it is a great time to warm up and explore one of Southern Utahs’ beautiful slot canyons or climb in the deserts’ perfect winter sun and enjoy our crimson sandstone!

    All trips & courses are private, and we will not combine you with people you do not know. Our local & professionally trained guides have the experience & training needed to enable a safe, knowledgeable, and fun adventure.

    We are a proud 1% For The Planet member, donating 1% of our sales to various environmental causes.

    Please use our left side-bar to find a trip and/or course that is right for you.

    Click here to learn more About Us.

  • He really went the extra miles to make sure I was comfortable (great belay locations!) and educated (reviewing technique, "rope tricks", etc.). I cannot say enough about how amazing this experience was, and I would recommend ZMS hands down to anyone who wanted to learn more about aid climbing.

    Big Wall

    I had no idea there was such good slick-rock mountain biking close to vegas. I enjoyed it better than Moab, especially minus the 10 hour drive. It was great to learn about the area and I am stoked to come back and get into some climbing.

    Full Day Mountain Biking

    Needless to say, our family is not the most outdoorsy or adventurous but we do enjoy new experiences. Our guide Michael was wonderful, and he was perfect for our little ones. They can definitely be a handful, and his patience and encouragement were pivotal for enjoying the day. It was one of the best vacations we have ever experienced.

    Full Day Canyoneering

  • Multi-sport Package

    Take three days to explore the area’s world class climbing, canyoneering, hiking and mountain biking. We guide all experience & ability levels for these activities. This customizable & private three day trip is designed to be molded by each party, so pick and choose your itinerary and we’ll pick the best trails, routes and canyons to show you. Continue reading

  • Ultimate Trip Package

    The ultimate package is four days of guided hiking, climbing, canyoneering and mountain biking in our beautiful backyard of Zion. Pick and choose all the activities we offer or a combination of sports to customize your own “ultimate Zion adventure”. We also include breakfasts, lunches and dinners from our favorite local restaurants. Continue reading