Colorado Mountain Club Seeking Director of Safety & Operations

The Colorado Mountain Club (“CMC”), a 501(c)(3) corporation was founded in 1912 and is one of leading outdoor organizations in the country supporting education, conservation and guided adventure. The CMC is seeking a Director of Safety and Operations who will report directly to the Executive Director and work closely with the Board of Director’s and […]

Yoshiko Miyazaki-Back – 2016 Brooks-Range Mountaineering Scholarship Recipient

Brooks-Range Mountaineering generously awarded me a Scholarship for 2016, which I applied towards the Alpine Guide Exam. I have had a close connection with Brooks-Range and their products ever since I was introduced to them during the Ski Guide Course in 2010. Brooks-Range kindly supplied all candidates with a hugely generous range of product. These […]

Geoff Lodge – Strength of Character Scholarship Recipient

  “Crampons on.”  “Axes out.”   “Here, snap into this loop for me.”  The first day of the Advanced Alpine Guides Course in the North Cascades is off and running!  Its my lead as we step onto the Eldorado Glacier.  I make the call as to how I want to protect the opening moves.  Five experienced […]

Erin Smart – 2016 Julie Cheney Culberson Educational Fund Recipient

I thank the AMGA and the Julie Cheney Culberson for helping me realize my decade long dream of becoming an IFMGA/AMGA mountain guide. The alpine exam I just took, with the help of the memorial fund allowed me to realize this dream. I began the AMGA process in 2010, with the Ski Guide Course. I […]

Geoff Schellens – 2016 Millet Scholarship Recipient

The bulk of the Advanced Alpine Guide Course / AE is an upper level alpine guide course with a few days of examination to achieve Aspirant status.  The focus is to push aspiring alpine guides on long difficult objectives with a variety of terrain and route finding challenges.  On September 7th the course started and […]

Possible Yosemite Guiding Opportunities | COMMENT TODAY!

Overview The comment period on the Yosemite Wilderness plan ends this Friday! Based on current regulations, this is the only opportunity in the next twenty-plus years for increasing guided access in the park. While options for increased guiding have not yet been released to the public, our comments now can help influence the options that […]

Mountain Trip is Hiring!

Mountain Trip is hiring great guides to join our Alaska Range/Denali program. Mountain Trip is an authorized concessionaire in Denali National Park and has been guiding in the Alaska Range for over 40 years. We have openings for trained and experienced Lead Guides as well as positions for assistant guides who would like to gain […]

Lindsey Hamm – 2016 Gore-Tex Scholarship Recipient

On June 14, 2016 I participated in the Alpine Guide Course in Bishop, California with the American Mountain Guide Association. In 2015, I applied for a scholarship through the AMGA, hoping one of the sponsors would pick me so I could participate in this amazing guide course, and GORE-TEX North America picked me! We started […]

Colorado Mountain School is Hiring!

Colorado Mountain School is excited to offer qualified guest guides an opportunity to work year-round in their permitted areas. This includes rock, ice, mountaineering, and skiing in Rocky Mountain National Park, Eldorado Canyon, the Flatirons, Boulder Canyon, Clear Creek Canyon, Vedauwoo, and areas of the South Platte. CMS is the largest and longest-running guide service […]

Northwest Avalanche Center is Hiring!

The Northwest Avalanche Center (NWAC) is seeking an Education and Operations Manager, who will manage the Professional Observer Program, run the educational programs, and oversee the risk management of these operations. Interested applicants can send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] Please write “Education and Operations Manager” in the subject line of your email. Applications will […]