Beau Devlin (White Buffalo) - Lead Guide / Permitting Coordinator / Equipment Manager / Staff

Beau lives in Sioux Falls, SD and holds the following certifications:

Beau was born and raised in Sioux Falls, SD. His love for the outdoors began at an early age, spending most of his time in a grove of trees in a field near his house. He had to take a break while he spent 12 years in the US Army and 17 years in Criminal Justice. Since then he has worked with several organizations teaching the skills of canoeing, backpacking, orienteering, wilderness survival and outdoor skills to youth and adults. When on trail do not be surprised to hear him quoting movies that you probably have never heard of. He has also been known to carry 2 fully loaded backpacks at the same time.

Beau has guided the following trips:

  1. Theodore Roosevelt NP, June 2014
  2. Mt. Rushmore / Black Hills, SD, June 2015
  3. Redwood NP, CA, July 2015
  4. Yellowstone NP, WY, Aug 2015
  5. River To River Trail / Shawnee NF, IL, Apr 2016
  6. Mt. Rainier NP, WA, Sep 2016
  7. East Coast Trail, NF, Canada, Aug 2018
  8. Superior Hiking Trail, MN, September 2019
  9. Mt. Rushmore / Black Hills / Wind Caves, SD, June 2020
  10. Crater Lake NP, OR, August 2020
  11. Great Smoky Mountains NP, LeConte Lodge, NC/TN, Oct 2020
  12. Shenandoah National Park, VA, October 2020
  13. Cumberland Island National Seashore, GA, Feb 2021
  14. Sedona / Coconino NF, AZ, May 2021
  15. Shenandoah National Park, VA, May 2021
  16. Isle Royale National Park, MI, June 2021
  17. Black Hills / Centennial Trail, SD, May/June 2022
  18. Zion National Park, UT, April 2023
  19. Canyonlands NP, UT, Needles District, April 2023
  20. Great Basin National Park, NV, June 2023
  21. Isle Royale National Park, MI, July 2023
  22. Yosemite National Park, CA, Aug 2023
  23. Southern Highlands Waterfall Day Hiking, SC/NC, August 2023
  24. Yellowstone National Park, WY, Aug 2023
  25. Mt. Rainier NP, WA, Sep 2023
  26. Cumberland Island National Seashore, GA, Feb 2024