Commercial Services: A critical piece in the puzzle

Determination of Extent Necessary for Commercial Services By Scott Massey, Advocacy Director  Note: We had to cut this version in the GUIDE Bulletin due to space constraints. The full article and references appear here. How do land managers determine how many commercial service providers, including mountain guides, they allow to operate in designated wilderness? This […]

Friendly Reminder on Permit/Insurance Sharing for Guides and Instructors

This article was written by Ed Crothers in the Mountain Bulletin last year, but still pertains to everyone in the profession. Some key points from the article: If you are guiding and using permits from organizations and/or guide services with which you are not closely familiar, remember to ask for a copy of the permit […]

AMGA Round Table Discussion on Guided Access Goes on the Road

Thanks to the generous involvement and sponsorship of Arc’teryx, we will be bringing the Round Table Discussion on Guided Access to your region. Given the good conversations we’ve had at the Annual Meeting round table, it seemed like a great opportunity to extend that discussion across the country. The exact format will vary, but it […]