You will go to secret local spots that the vast majority of other visitors will never experience.
You will be able to ask as many questions as you want.
You will learn about “backcountry” hiking etiquette and safety.
You’ll get to explore places you can’t otherwise access, or do things you can’t do on your own.
You can personalize your tour to fit your interests.
You can explore at your own pace.
You will learn about the community and the history of the area on a deeper level and from a local perspective.