Max Lurie, Recipient of the 2015 Gore-Tex Scholarship

As someone for whom alpinism is, by far, the preferred discipline of climbing, I am very grateful to have recently experienced the American Mountain Guides Association’s (AMGA) Ice Instructor Course (IIC). I am also scheduled to attend the Alpine Guide Course (AGC) this coming fall. Thanks to receiving scholarship funding from Gore-Tex, I spent five […]

Congratulations to all the AMGA Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2014 AMGA Scholarship Recipients, listed below. Stay tuned for a more extensive blog article exploring the best ways to apply for scholarships, advice from our new recipients, and more about the process of applying. Arc’teryx Scholarship Nina Hance – Ski Guide Course Black Diamond Scholarship Karen Bockel – Advanced Alpine Guide Course/AE […]

James Turner, Recipient of the 2015 Eddie Bauer Scholarship

  My life as a climber started bumbling around New England ice falls, reading Kiss or Kill, Ice World, and trying not to epic. I happily relocated to Ouray, Colorado, late in 2001, drawn to the classic ice lines, the mountains, and the rich climbing history of the San Juan Range. Eventually, with the help […]