Art Mooney & Mark Houston Win 2014 AMGA Awards

During our Annual Meeting, at the Main Event, we announced the 2014 recipients for the AMGA Awards. Mark Houston received the Lifetime Achievement in Mountain Guiding Award and Art Mooney received the Outstanding Guide Award. Congratulations to the both of them! Neither could make the event, so they were kind enough to send videos of their […]

Spoiler Alert: I passed my AMGA Rock Guide Aspirant Exam

By Cliff Agocs, the 2012 Marmot Scholarship recipient The pressure was on after receiving the Marmot scholarship. It wasn’t about my money anymore. Now it was about my reputation. If I fail, I reasoned, they’ll never give me another scholarship. I practiced rock-rescue all winter long. My climbing partners grew suspicious every time I suggested […]