Whether you are an aspiring guide, a climbing instructor, a client, or simply someone who loves being a part of and contributing to the success of America’s dynamic mountain community, Associate Membership opens the door to a plethora of educational and networking opportunities. It also allows aspiring guides to take those next crucial steps toward becoming full-fledged guides. Start with Associate Membership, and then advance through the ranks to become an Individual Member by earning certifications, taking courses, and mentoring with senior guides!
If you are pursuing advanced level guide education and training, Individual Membership will bring you into the AMGA’s inner circle. Be a decision-maker; we value your input and invite you to vote on or run for the Board of Directors.
Congratulations, you have successfully passed your certification exam and have earned the respected title of Certified Rock Guide, Rock Instructor, Alpine Guide, and/or Ski Mountaineering Guide. For those whose sites are set on becoming a fully-certified Mountain Guide, you’re one step closer to earning your IFMGA pin. With this membership, take advantage of advanced level classes and get valuable discounts on the equipment and clothing that you need from big-name outdoor industry companies that partner with the AMGA. You are eligible for this membership if you have passed at least one of these exams: AMGA Rock Instructor, Rock Guide, Ski Mountaineering Guide, or Alpine Guide.
IFMGA guides hold the most prestigious positions in our industry—you are world travelers, owners of our greatest guide services, and mentors to aspiring guides and clients. You represent the best of the best, and the AMGA wouldn’t be where it is without your valuable input. Be a part of our evolving community by letting us know how we can better serve you, and take advantage of the promotional and networking opportunities we offer. You are eligible for this membership if you have passed the Rock Guide exam, Ski Mountaineering Guide exam, and Alpine Guide exam.
Increase the value and prestige of your company through Accreditation. We only accredit guiding companies, schools, and programs that meet or exceed the high operational standards required during an extensive safety and business review. We advocate for your organization, and we ensure prospective clients and guides know about your unquestionable excellence. Become accredited today!
To join the AMGA, please follow this link. If you need assistance or more information, contact Valerie Bender at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.271.0984 ext.6#. For renewals, go to my.amga.com or download this Renewal Form and send payment via mail.