Professional Membership in the AMGA is the first step toward becoming an important part of the guiding, climbing, and skiing community. You’ll network with other guides and instructors, take crucial next steps in your professional development, work towards certifications based on internationally endorsed standards, and open the door to educational and networking opportunities.
Your Professional Membership in the AMGA gives you access to the tools you need to build a sustainable career in guiding and instruction. Here’s what you get when you join:
All Professional Members pay an annual fee, and it’s dependent on your highest level of certification. Here’s how those fees break down:
|Membership Fee||Certification Fee||Total|
|Climbing Wall Instructor||$80||$5||$85|
|Single Pitch Instructor||$80||$10||$90|
|IFMGA via AMGA||$80||$170||$250|
|IFMGA via Reciprocal||$80||$70||$150|
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Membership cancellation requests received within 30 days of joining or renewing may be eligible to receive a full refund less a $10 cancellation fee. Cancellations requests received after 30-days will not be eligible for a refund. Cancellations will be accepted via phone or email, and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline. All refund requests must be made by the primary membership contact or credit card holder. Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment.