AMGA Mountain Guide
he AMGA’s Mountain Guide Certification is the highest level of credential attainable by a professional mountain guide, and is an achievement recognized in more than 20 International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations (IFMGA) member countries. Our Guide Program includes three certification streams: Alpine, Rock, and Ski Mountaineering. Complete all three disciplines, and become an IFMGA Mountain Guide, able to work wherever IFMGA Mountain Guides are permitted.
To achieve this certification:
- You must have 90+ days of training with the AMGA;
- You must be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and have a minimum 60 hours in Wilderness First Responder (WFR);
- You must have avalanche training for professional mountain guides as outlined in the section for each discipline.