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Since 2004, WILD GUYde Adventures has been providing outdoor adventure guiding (rock climbing and rappelling, wild caving, and canoeing) in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia's Blue Ridge, and the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia. We serve...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Shenandoah National Park, VA 22802-2437
+1 540-433-1637
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Lester took my husband and I caving in West Virginia and we cannot say enough about what an excellent time we had! Not only did Lester provide a safe, thrilling and physical tour, he also provided lots of education about cave map reading and navigation...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leslie P
Lester Z, Owner at WILD GUYde Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Leslie, my two goals for every trip are FUN and LEARNING. Sounds like Mission Accomplished! Really enjoyed meeting you guys!

Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went rock climbing on a beautiful day at Waterfall Mountain with Ethan. We had an amazing time! There was an awesome lookout point on the way in, and Ethan was happy to take photos of us. We followed him off the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

We loved our half day rock climbing adventure with Wild Guyde Adventures! Lester is the perfect guide who is prepared, engaging, and informative and we look forward to booking a trip with him again! The rocks we climbed are a location that Lester discovered himself...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lelia H
Lester Z, Owner at WILD GUYde Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Lelia, thanks for enduring the light precipitation! The positive mental attitude all around made it a delightful day!

Reviewed September 4, 2018

We wanted to try outdoor climbing ...near Massanutten resort/Harrisonburg - with our 2 middle school daughters and their friend. Lester was amazing! He encouraged us....pushed us to conquer our fears....was supportive....added humor....providing good skills coaching....and also had all the gear we needed. We can't wait...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pioneer613578
Lester Z, Owner at WILD GUYde Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You are very welcome. I really love to see families like yours planning quality experiences together - so much more valuable for young people than buying them a lot of junk. And there is nothing wrong with them seeing us "old folks" striving and struggling...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018

This was my first experience rock climbing outdoors and it was wonderful. Lester made us feel completely comfortable and was very thorough and clear in explaining the process and equipment. I can't wait to do it again!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Lester brought me, my husband, and two teenagers on an intermediate caving trip. We had lots of fun. There was climbing and crawling and navigating and even some learning. Lester was a fabulous guide. He was very friendly and encouraging and knowledgeable. What a great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amber5176
Reviewed August 11, 2018

My husband and I wanted to try something new - so we called Wild GUYde and Lester was very accommodating to fit us into his schedule. We chose to go caving and it was really cool to see things in a more natural state, with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

This adventure, climbing on Waterfall Mountain just outside Luray was exactly what we hoped for... and more! Lester could not have been a better GUYde, providing information and adventure the whole time. I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone seeking this type of experience. Would...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Matthew L
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Our family of 5 (ages 5 to 42) booked Lester for a rock climbing session and we had an absolutely fantastic experience. We learned climbing skills (and about local flora!), had an amazingly fun time and felt safe the entire time. We will be back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Great find by my wife. Lester, our guide and owner, was great, We only came with one pack but he was able to provide us with another to carry our gear. Along the way to repel and climb he shared facts with us about the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Lester Z, Owner at WILD GUYde Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for letting me join in your family for a day. You guys showed great balance in nudging and encouraging his participation, but not coercing. And I think he felt great about himself by the end of the day. I love to see this happen!

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