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2014 Annual Meeting

The AMGA is excited to announce that we are bringing the 2014 Annual Meeting back to Boulder, CO. With more clinics, a once in a lifetime presentation by Grant Statham (Arc’teryx Athlete and ACMG Mountain Guide), a slideshow by Adrian Ballinger (AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide), and an awards ceremony not to be missed. 
*There will be a maximum occupancy of 200 people and only full refunds will be issued one week prior to the event.
 
Dates and events:
  • Thursday, October 23 - Expedition Guiding Symposium with Grant Statham (Arc’teryx Athlete and ACMG Mountain Guide)
  • Friday, October 24 - Clinics and Round Table
  • Saturday, October 25 - Clinics and Main Event
  • Sunday, October 26 - “Inside the AMGA” – A Q&A discussion with the AMGA staff, and a listening sesstion with the AMGA Board of Directors/Board Meeting

Full Weekend

Register for the FULL weekend here.
$75 for members, $100 for non-members
Includes:
    • Expedition Guiding Symposium with Grant Statham
    • Round Table Discussion
    • Main Event
    • FREE Annual Meeting T-shirt
    • Professional Development Clinics both Friday and Saturday
    • Food and Drink throughout the weekend
* Clinic registration and descriptions will be provided by August 25th, 2014

Thursday, October 23
Expedition Guiding Symposium with Grant Statham (Arc’teryx Athlete and ACMG Mountain Guide)

Friday, October 24
Professional Development Clinics & Happy Hour/Round Table Discussion
Presented by Arc’teryx at
Hotel Boulderado

Saturday, October 25
Professional Development Clinics & Main Event

Presented by GORE-TEX at eTown Hall

*The first 100 registrations will receive a FREE gift  

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Expedition Guiding Symposium

Thursday, October 23
Register for the Expedition Guiding Symposium with Grant Statham (Arc’teryx Athlete & ACMG Mountain Guide) here
$50 for members, $75 for non-members

Includes:

  • Grant Statham: Expedition Guiding Symposium – “Risk – The Anatomy of Chance and Uncertainty”
Grant Statham is a Canadian IFMGA guide, alpinist, and avalanche expert. In 2003, following a devastating avalanche that claimed the lives of seven high school students, Grant was hired by Parks Canada to design and implement sweeping changes to Canada’s systems of public avalanche safety. Grant will be presenting to the AMGA on his study of risky theory, and how it changed an entire industry and produced numerous groundbreaking methods that today have been implemented around the world.

Addition
al presentations provided by:
  • Matt Farmer, on the Denali Project.
  • Adrian Ballinger, on maximizing safety and efficiency in fixed-line systems.
  • Mountain Trip, on technology on expeditions, and
  • Pat Ormond, on glacier rope setups.
Includes: Breakfast and Lunch at Hotel Boulderado.

Main Event

Saturday, October 25
Presented by GORE-TEX at eTown Hall
$FREE for members, $25 for non-members
Register for the Main Event here.

Includes:
  • Food and Drink
  • Award Ceremony
  • Slide Show Presentation: Adrian Ballinger, “Skiing” the Himalaya – Type II fun on the world’s tallest peaks.
  • In Memoriam: Remembering our fallen friends