About Us

about1Big Game Backcountry Guides (BGBG) is owned and operated by Riley and Stephanie Pitts. Both are active outdoor enthusiasts. Riley is an actively working guide/outfitter and hunter. Riley has hunted across the Pacific Northwest guiding hunters, climbers, whitewater and eco-tourists expedition style trips. Stephanie has a biology degree, taught in rural western Alaska and adjudicated youth in the backcountry of Montana.

The goal of BGBG is to run a first class operation and be a leader in the industry. We focus on safely maximizing your experience of the wilderness.  We use high quality gear and build a positive camp environment using world class guides. Big Game Backcountry Guides surrounds its organization with honest, hard working, enthusiastic and knowledgeable individuals that bring expertise, along with love for the backcountry wilderness to the milieu.

Our Mission

Big Game Backcountry Guides is a team of highly qualified professionals whom are skilled in the art of backpack hunting in search of trophy animals in some of the most remote areas of the world.

Big Game Backcountry Guides specialize in harvesting large mature dall sheep, barren ground caribou and arctic grizzly bears.

We uphold the highest standards of hunting ethics, respecting the land and animals, while operating safe fair-chase hunts.

Our Goals

  • To run a safe operation
  • To obey all State and Federal laws
  • To build an outfit that attracts exceptional hunters
  • To provide a service to hunters that is a great experience
  • To have 100% success on harvests
  • To have an 80% success rate of rams 10+ years old
  • To teach backpacking and mountaineering skills
  • To teach mountain safety

You've seen what we are all about, now meet our guides. Meet the Guides

There is in every American, I think, something of the old Daniel Boone - who, when he could see the smoke from another chimney, felt himself too crowded and moved further out into the wilderness.

Hubert H. Humphrey