AMGA Certified Rock Guide
The foundation of technical guiding, The Rock Guide Program prepares and trains you for a professional level of technical instruction and guiding in rock terrain. You will learn or refine your skills in risk-management, industry standards, route finding, technical skills, terrain assessment, rescue scenarios, and client care.
To enter the program you must have a strong technical rock climbing background in a variety of rock types and climbing disciplines.
To get your Rock Guide Certification, you must complete:
- The 10-day Rock Instructor Course (RIC)
- The 10-day Rock Guide Course (RGC)
- The six-day Rock Guide Exam (RGE)
- Be certified in CPR and have a minimum 60 hours in WFR (or equivalent).