Banner Photo: Kat Cannell

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 the Idaho Guiding Community. We pursue this mission through a focus on guide health, education, and professional development.

If you or someone close to you needs immediate assistance, please call the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline: (800)273-8255 or visit If you are a guide or know a guide-in-need, please call or text the Redside Foundation Helpline: (208)740-1192 and your call/text will be returned within 48 hours.

All services are free and confidential.


Take Control of Your Finances

Introducing a Financial Helpline 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

Upcoming Redside Events

June 5: Guide Trivia - Pork Peddler - Salmon, ID

June 7: Guide Night - Whiskey Jacques - Ketchum, ID

June 8: Guide Trivia - Velvet Falls Dance Hall - Stanley, ID

June 11: Guide Trivia & Potluck - OTT Warehouse - Riggins, ID

June 14-15: North Fork Championship - Crouch, ID

Guide Real Talk

What does it take to transition from guide to outfitter? Zach Collier, Erik Weiseth and Ron Ens weigh in.


Represent Redside as a Guide Liaison


Get Connected

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