Moab History 101 For Guides

The Moab Museum and KZMU History Hour host Blaine Reniger have developed a collaborative, customized training to assist Moab area guides effectively communicate Moab cultural history information to their guests. This program will introduce guides to numerous facets of Moab history, better equipping them to have positive, educational interactions with their clients.

This two-and-a-half-hour program is designed for local guides, outfitters, and other tourism-facing staff to help staff in their knowledge about the Moab Valley and beyond. Reniger and Mary Langworthy, Public Programs Manager at the Moab Museum, will kick off the program with an hour-long tour of the Museum talking about big picture stories and key touchpoints throughout Moab’s history. The introduction will include first peoples, an intro to contemporary regional Native communities, exploration by Euro-Americans, ranching and agriculture, mining, the tourism economy and the National Parks and finally, and current events.

Blaine Reniger, host of the history hour and NavTec Guide.

Pricing & Details

To sign up for Moab History 101: For Guides, contact Mary Langworthy at to schedule a time and date and please relay desired topics for the customized history lesson. The cost of this program includes Museum admission for all attendees, program materials, and instruction. Prices also include 5 free admission passes (a $50 value) for any of your staff to use at a later date for a follow-up museum visit. Prices begin at $250 for a group of 10 and under, and $450 for groups of 20 and under. Contact the Museum for a custom quote for groups of over 20.

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