Banner Photo: Skip Volpert

Welcome to the Redside Foundation

The Redside Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission of supporting the health and strength of Idaho’s Guiding Community. Redside pursues this mission through a focus on guide health, education/professional development, and community building.

Idaho Guide Helpline: If you are a guide or know a guide in need of mental or emotional health care, please call or text the Idaho Guide Helpline: (208)740-1192 and your call/text will be returned within 48 hours. Concerned outfitters/employers may also use this resource.

If you or someone close to you needs immediate assistance, please call the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline: (800)273-8255 or visit

Services are no-cost and confidential.


Take Control of Your Finances

Introducing a Financial Advice Line for Idaho guides.


Scholarships & Grants

The Redside Foundation offers education scholarships and professional development grants to Idaho guides who are continuing their education.

Resources for Guides

A Guide’s Guide to Addiction

Can addiction recovery and guiding go hand in hand? This Idaho guide says yes.

Help Idaho Guides Thrive


The Redside Foundation is currently seeking an energetic, self-motivated candidate to join our team as Executive Director. Download the job announcement below.


Guide Of the Quarter

Redside interviews Wood River Valley-based Zac Mayhew, an Idaho fishing and hunting guide.


Represent Redside as a Guide Liaison


Get Connected

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