Eric Layton and Brendan Burns become first splitboarders to pass the Ski Guide Exam

In a historical first, first Eric Layton and Brendan Burns have become the first-ever people to pass the Ski Guide Exam (SGE) of the AMGA’s Ski Guide Program on a splitboard. While traditionally aspirant guides had to go through the entire program, including the SGE, on skis, a decision made at the 2013 Fall Technical […]

Eric Layton, Recipient of the 2015 F.O.R.G.E Scholarship

I’m so honored to be the recipient of the 2015 AMGA/F.O.R.G.E. Splitboard Guide Scholarship on behalf of Rick Gaukel. My deepest thanks to the AMGA and to the Gaukel family for making my Splitboard Guide Exam a possibility! Over the past ten years, I have been working toward becoming a fully certified splitboard guide, allowing […]