It’s Done: Porter Earns AMGA/IFMGA Certs with Jim Ratz Fund

Jediah Porter Scholarship

It’s done.  Since 2007 I have been pursuing AMGA dreams.  The American Mountain Guides Association trains and certifies guides.  I recently, successfully completed the final Ski Exam.  In doing so, and having already passed similar exams on Rock and Alpine terrain, I have earned full “internationally-recognized” certification. The International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations recognizes […]

2012 GORE-TEX Scholarship recipient Jesse Williams

I would like to thank Gore-Tex for their support of American mountain guides. I was the fortunate recipient of the 2012 AMGA GORE-TEX® scholarship, which I applied toward the Ski Mountaineering Exam in Roger’s Pass, British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies, Alberta. With a unique blend of Alps-scale terrain, huts and helicopter access, combined with a […]