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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 new avalanche education framework being introduced in the 2017/18 season, please click here.

Alpine Skills Course (ASC)

For 2017/18: successful completion of an AMGA approved Level I, or Level I Avalanche Training and Avalanche Rescue Course

For 2018/19 and on: successful completion of a Level I Avalanche Training and Avalanche Rescue Course

 

Alpine Guide Course (AGC)

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

 

Ice Instructor Course (IIC)

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

 

Ice Instructor Exam (IIE)

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

 

Advanced Alpine Guide Course (AAGC)

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

 

Alpine Guide Exam (AGE)

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

 

Ski Guide Course (SGC)

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

 

Advanced Ski Guide Course (ASGC)

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

 

Ski Guide Exam (SGE)

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