Guide at a Glance
Emigrant, Montana, United States
Adventure, Hiking Trekking
Howie Wolke is the Co-Owner of Big Wild Adventures, along with Marilyn Olsen. Howie has led over 500 multi-day hiking trekking adventures since the mid 1970′s. He is probably the most experienced backpacking guide in the Western U.S. Howie has also written two books on wild land conservation and is known as an advocate for protecting wilderness. He is a public speaker and has been a part-time instructor of Environmental Studies at Montana State University, where he designed the course “The American Wilderness”. He is also a former President of the National Conservation Group Wilderness Watch and now serves on the Board of Directors. On top of being a backpacking guide, Howie is an avid hunter, backcountry skier, and bird-watcher!