Jim Glendinning

Writer, Step-On Guide (Big Bend), Tours to Mexico, Radio Show, Biography.


My guidebook, “Adventures in the Big Bend,” the only general guidebook to the Big Bend/Davis Mountains region, is now in its 4th edition.
To order a signed copy, send a check for $25 (shipping included), payable to Jim Glendinning, to J. Glendinning, 904 N 11th Street, Alpine, TX 79830.

STEP ON GUIDE for coach tours

In the Big Bend/Davis Mountains region.
One-day minimum, any itinerary of your choosing
$150/day + expenses.


For ready-made groups with a minimum of 6 persons, I can book all arrangements and escort the group from Alpine and back to Alpine.

Go to www.mexicosmallgroups.com to see the two itineraries which I have used for the past 6 years. The dates are your choice, but Spring and Fall are recommended. Security is a main consideration on all my tours, and I plan the route accordingly.


My weekly show, a 7-minute narration called “On the Move, 50 years of travel adventures,” airs on Saturday at 12 noon. Based on my travel experiences in 128 countries over many years, the show can be streamed though www.marfapublicradio.org or listened to locally on 93.5 FM.

Brief Biography

Born in 1937 on a farm in the South of Scotland.
Educated in Edinburgh, Scotland and at Oxford University (MA, Politics & Economics).

Work Experience:

Other. Travel to 128 countries.