BIPOC Scholarship Fund Memo

BIPOC Scholarship Fund Advisory Committee  Memo Update October 2022 AMGA Community,  We are approaching our second cycle of the year, and the fourth round of funds disbursement since the opening of the BIPOC Scholarship Fund in 2021. Over the last year and a half, the application process and review have taught us about the scholarship […]

Applying for Affinity Programs

If you are considering applying for an affinity program, you may have questions regarding the program and how it differs from a general AMGA program. We tried to compile commonly asked questions from members and provide further explanations. Do you have to be a member in order to apply for an affinity program? The AMGA […]

Affinity Programs Impact Report 2018-2021

AMGA Professional Compliance Program

2021 Compliance Procedures Update The AMGA professional compliance program consists of the AMGA Code of Ethics and Conduct, which establishes standards of conduct for AMGA members, and the Speak Up reporting platform which provides a confidential channel for AMGA members to report potential violations of the Code of Ethics and Conduct. This program was launched […]

Why are affinity courses important?

By: Lila Leatherman, Lamella Consulting 2020 The AMGA is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) principles as a central component of climbing education for guides and instructors. One element of this commitment is dedicated courses for women and LGBTQIA+ people. Called affinity courses, these courses are designed to break down barriers to participation for […]