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National Instructor Team

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Vince-AndersonVince Anderson
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)7_VA_IFMGA_color
Vince has been guiding since 1994 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2003. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, ice, and ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Vince lives in Grand Junction, Colo.

 

 

Steve-BanksSteve Banks
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)51_SB_IFMGA_color

Steve has been guiding since 1999 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2011. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, and ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Steve lives in Crested Butte, Colo.

 

 

KC-BaumKC Baum
AMGA Rock Guidediscipline_rock_color

KC has been guiding since 1985 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 1991. He instructs rock courses for the AMGA. KC Lives in Flagstaff, Ariz.


Alain-Comeau2Alain Comeau
AMGA Rock & Alpine Guidediscipline_rock_color discipline_alpine_color

Alain has been guiding since 1976 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 1989. He instructs and examines rock courses and exams for the AMGA. Alain lives in North Conway, N.H.


Clint-CookClint Cook
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)25_CC_IFMGA_color
Clint has been guiding since 1997 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2010. He instructs rock, alpine, and ice courses for the AMGA. Clint lives in Ouray, Colo.


Marc-ChauvinMarc Chauvin
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)3_MC_IFMGA_color
Marc has been guiding since 1979 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 1984. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, and ice courses and exams for the AMGA. Marc is the Alpine Discipline Coordinator for the AMGA and lives in North Conway, N.H.


Peter-DoucettePeter Doucette
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)70_PD_IFMGA_color
Peter has been guiding since 1998 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2010. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, and ice courses and exams for the AMGA. Peter lives in Intervale, N.H.
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Matt Farmer
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)35_MF_IFMGA_color
Farmer has been guiding since 1995 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2014. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, and ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Farmer splits his time between Chamonix, France and Seattle, WA when not guiding elsewhere.
Keith-GarveyKeith Garvey
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)23_KG_IFMGA_color
Keith has been guiding since 1996 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2004. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, ski and ice courses and exams for the AMGA. Keith lives in Ridgway, Colo.



Larry-GoldieLarry Goldie
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)28_LG_IFMGA_color
Larry has been guiding since 1991 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2009. He instructs and examines rock and ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Larry lives in Winthrop, Wash.


Mark-HammondMark Hammond
AMGA Rock Guidediscipline_rock_color

Mark has been guiding since 1996 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2002. He instructs and examines rock courses and exams for the AMGA. Mark lives in Eldorado Springs, Colo.


Tom-HargisTom Hargis
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)58_TH_IFMGA_color
Tom has been guiding since 1969 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 1997. He instructs and examines rock and alpine courses and exams for the AMGA. Tom lives in Jackson, Wyo.


Angela-HawseAngela Hawse
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)60_AH_IFMGA_color
Angela has been guiding since 1985 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2005. She instructs and examines rock, alpine, and ice courses and exams for the AMGA. Angela lives in Ridgway, Colo.


Rob-HessRob Hess
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)14_RH_IFMGA_color
Rob has been guiding since 1980 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2001. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, ice, and ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Rob is the Ski Discipline Coordinator for the AMGA and lives in Jackson, Wyo.


bio3Pete Keane
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)71_PK_IFMGA_color
Pete has been guiding since 1989 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2014. He instructs rock and alpine courses for the AMGA. Pete lives in Bend, OR.


John-KearJohn Kear
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)17_JK_IFMGA_color
John has been guiding since 1993 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2004. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, and ice courses and exams for the AMGA. John lives in Edgewood, NM.


photoAnna Keeling
IFMGA (NZMGA/reciprocal AMGA)ifmga-150x150
Anna Keeling has been guiding since 1996.  She instructs rock and ski courses for the AMGA and works as a trainer for NZMGA and divides her time between Salt Lake City, Utah and Castle Hill Village, New Zealand.


Erik-LeideckerErik Leidecker
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)47_EL_IFMGA_color
Erik has been guiding since 1992 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2009. He instructs and examines rock, alpine and ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Erik lives in Hailey, Idaho.


Peter-LehPeter Leh
AMGA Ski Guidediscipline_ski_color

Peter has been guiding since 1980 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2005. He instructs ski courses for the AMGA. Peter lives in Port Townsend, Wash.


Dark Shadows with Forest McBrianForest McBrian
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)68_FM_IFMGA_color
Forest has been guiding since 2003 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2013. He instructs rock, ski and alpine courses and exams for the AMGA. Forest lives in Chamonix, France.”


Kent-McBrideKent McBride
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)32_KM_IFMGA_color
Kent has been guiding since 1994 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2007. He instructs rock and ski courses for the AMGA. Kent lives in Jackson, Wyo.


Art-MooneyArt Mooney
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)10_AM_IFMGA_color
Art has been guiding since 1990 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2000. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, and ice courses and exams for the AMGA. Art is the Rock Discipline Coordinator for the AMGA and lives in New Hampton, N.H.


SP-ParkerSP Parker
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)12_SP_IFMGA_color
SP has been guiding since 1979 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 1991. He instructs and examines rock courses and exams for the AMGA. SP lives in Bishop, Calif.


MP1Mike Poborsky
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)44_MPob_IFMGA_color
Mike has been guiding since 1998 and instructing for the AMGA since 2013. He currently instructs rock, alpine and ski courses for the AMGA. Mike lives in Jackson, WY.


IMG_5724Olivia Race
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)40_OC_IFMGA_color
Olivia has been guiding since 2001 and instructing for the AMGA since 2013. She currently instructs rock, alpine and ski courses for the AMGA. Olivia lives in Leavenworth, WA.


Dale-RemsbergDale Remsberg
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA) 29_DR_IFMGA_color
Dale has been guiding since 1993 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2006. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, ice, and ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Dale is the Technical Director for the AMGA and lives in Lafayette, Colo.


Silas-RossiSilas Rossi
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)74_SR_IFMGA_color
Silas has been guiding since 2000 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2011. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, and ice courses and exams for the AMGA. Silas lives in New Paltz, N.Y.


Climbing in Yosemite, June 2010.Christian Santelices
AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide39_CS_IFMGA_color

Christian has been guiding since 1989 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2011. He instructs and examines rock and alpine courses and exams for the AMGA. Christian lives in Victor, Idaho.


Miles-SMartMiles Smart
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)21_Miles Smart_IFMGA_color
Miles has been guiding since 1999 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2002. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, and ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Miles lives in Chamonix, France.


P1020420Jonathon Spitzer
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)57_JSpitzer_IFMGA_color
Jonathon has been guiding since 2002 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2013.  He instructs rock, alpine, and ski courses for the AMGA.  Jonathon lives in Salt Lake City, UT


Evan-StevensEvan Stevens
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)38_ES_IFMGA_color
Evan has been guiding since 1999 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2007. He instructs and examines alpine and ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Evan lives in Garibaldi Highlands, BC Canada.


Dylan-TaylorDylan Taylor
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)37_DT_IFMGA_color
Dylan has been guiding since 2000 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2011. He instruct and examines in the rock and alpine disciplines for the AMGA. Dylan lives in Chamonix, France.


photoGeoff Unger
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)49_GU_IFMGA_color
Geoff has been guiding since 2001 has been instructing in the rock, alpine and ski disciplines since 2013. Geoff splits his time between Moab, Utah and Chamonix, France.


Martin-VolkenMartin Volken
IFMGA Certified Guideifmga-150x150

Martin has been guiding since 1993 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2000. He instructs and examines alpine and ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Martin lives in North Bend, Wash.



Jeff-WardJeff Ward
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)18_JW_IFMGA_color
Jeff has been guiding since 1995 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2006. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, ice, and ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Jeff lives in Leavenworth, Wash.


Margaret-WheelerMargaret Wheeler
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)33_MW_IFMGA_color
Margaret has been guiding since 2002 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2006. She instructs and examines ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Margaret lives in Snoqualmie, Wash.


AmosWhitingITAmos Whiting
American Mountain Guide (AMGA/IFMGA)20_AW_IFMGA_color
Amos has been guiding since 1995 and has been instructing for the AMGA since 2006. He instructs and examines rock, alpine, and ski courses and exams for the AMGA. Amos lives in Basalt, Colo.