AMGA Certified Guides
The Guide Line
Haul Bag? Nope. The six-day AMGA rock guide exam requires climbers to learn client care beyond belays.
The American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) is attempting to make sure people who go out climbing, mountaineering and skiing with guides get what they pay for. But in a culture that encourages free enterprise is Euro-style guiding the answer? It may be the only way to go as younger climbers buy into international accreditation and land managers nationwide demand that guides know what the hell they are doing.
Read the full article here at Elevation Outdoors Magazine!