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 […]

AMGA Announces Partnership with Entre-Prises

AMGA Welcomes New Partner Entre-Prises Boulder, Colo. (August 5, 2016) – The AMGA announces its newest partner, Entre-Prises, the world leader in custom climbing walls and climbing holds. On behalf of AMGA, Entre-Prises will gain better mind share with aspiring guides and mountaineers. Entre-Prises will benefit from AMGA’s education-oriented best practices and collaboration with class-leading member […]

Mountain Conditions Report Announcement and Launch

To all AMGA Members, We are excited to announce that the AMGA, in partnership with Arc’teryx and the ACMG, have launched a totally redesigned Mountain Conditions Report website that is now LIVE. This collaboration has enabled us to build a new, easy to navigate web experience that will allow guides to easily create, upload, and publish condition reports to the public […]

AMGA Announces a New Executive Director

AMGA Announces a New Executive Director in Alex Kosseff Boulder, Colo. August 4, 2015 – The American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA), a 501 (c)(3) educational, non-profit dedicated to supporting and furthering the profession of American mountain guiding, announces a Alex Kosseff as its new Executive Director. Kosseff begins his new position at the important industry […]

AMGA and Arc’teryx to Host 2015 Round Table Discussion Tour to Address Access & Guiding Issues in Community

AMGA and Arc’teryx to Host 2015 Round Table Discussion Tour to Address Access & Guiding Issues in Community Boulder, Colo. (May 22, 2015) – Following a successful 2014 tour, AMGA and Arc’teryx will be hosting a 2015 Round Table Discussion Tour. The tour, which is sponsored by Arc’teryx, aims to bring the guiding community together […]

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 […]