DYNAFIT North America is named Official Ski Sponsor of the AMGA Instructor Team

DYNAFIT North America is named Official Ski Sponsor of the American Mountain Guides Association Instructor Team Fresh off their exclusive partnership with the International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations (IFMGA), DYNAFIT has been named the Official Ski Sponsor of the American Mountain Guides (AMGA) Instructor Team. Joining the AMGA in 2008, DYNAFIT has been a […]

Five Ten is named Official Approach Shoe for the AMGA Instructor Team

Five Ten is named the Official Approach Shoe for the AMGA Instructor Team. In addition to providing two partial tuition scholarships per year, Five Ten became the Official Approach Shoe Sponsor for the AMGA’s Instructor Team in 2014. The company first partnered with the AMGA in 1993. According to AMGA Executive Director Betsy Winter, the […]

Osprey Packs Named Official Pack Sponsor of the AMGA

Osprey Packs has been named the official pack sponsor of the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA). Osprey will be outfitting the AMGA’s highly skilled Instructor Team with innovative, high quality gear carrying equipment. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to work with one of the most cutting-edge backpack companies in the industry,” said Executive Director Betsy […]

Kelty & Sierra Designs Join as Co-Patron Partners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Dana Richardson at [email protected] The AMGA inspires and supports a culture of American mountain craft by providing world-class and internationally recognized education, training, and certification to aspiring and professional guides. Our guides succeed because of our partner’s financial assistance, which pays for scholarships, programs, and many other […]

American Mountain Guides Association Names Petzl Winner of 2013 Industry Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dana Richardson [email protected] Boulder, CO Petzl’s company mission is to offer innovative products, technical information, and training for those exploring the vertical world. This October, Petzl will receive the 2013 American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) Industry Award. AMGA Executive Director, Betsy Winter, will present the award to Tom Adams, Petzl America Sales […]

2013 AMGA Award Winners

The American Mountain Guides Association is proud to announce its’ 2013 Award Recipients: The Lifetime Achievement in Mountain Guiding Award: Kathy Cosley An AMGA member since 1986, Kathy received her B.A. in French Language and Literature in 1985. 1987 and 1988 were busy years for Kathy, not only did she complete her Master’s degree in Romance Linguistics […]

AMGA Announces Rebranding of Organization

For Immediate Release Dana Richardson [email protected] 303.271.0984 Boulder, CO, September 27, 2013 The American Mountain Guides Association announced today the re-branding of their entire organization in partnership with Boulder-based SHIFT Strategy. This rebranding capitalizes on more than 30 years of experience as the premier source for training, credentials, resource stewardship, and services for professional guides in the United […]