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Required Medical & Avalanche Certification

Medical Certifications

You must have the following certifications for all Mountain Guide Programs:

Avalanche Certifications

For details on the updated avalanche education framework introduced in the 2017/18 season, please click here.

Alpine Skills Course (ASC)

Successful completion of a Level I Avalanche Training and Avalanche Rescue Course

Alpine Guide Course (AGC)

Successful completion of a  Level I Avalanche Training and Avalanche Rescue Course, or AMGA approved Level II

Ice Instructor Course (IIC)

Successful completion of a  Level I Avalanche Training and Avalanche Rescue Course, or AMGA approved Level II

Ice Instructor Exam (IIE)

Successful completion of a  Level I Avalanche Training and Avalanche Rescue Course, or AMGA approved Level II

Advanced Alpine Guide Course (AAGC)

Successful completion of an AMGA approved or Pro 1, or Level II

Alpine Guide Exam (AGE)

Successful completion of an AMGA approved Pro 2, or Level III

Ski Guide Course (SGC)

Successful completion of an AMGA approved or Pro 1, or Level II

Advanced Ski Guide Course (ASGC)

Successful completion of an AMGA approved Pro 1, or Level III

Ski Guide Exam (SGE)

Successful completion of an AMGA approved Pro 2, or Level III