A School for Mountain Guides?

Our Approach to Becoming a Mountain Guide

Mountain guiding can be a hard industry to get into. There’s not a lot of info out there about how to become a guide, and the information that is out there usually goes something like “Go climb a lot, watch how guides do it, and then apply for a job.” Which is, of course, a bit ridiculous. How would you magically know what to study/learn/train? In every other industry in the universe, if you want to do something for a career, you go to school and get training specifically for that job. Obvious, right?

That’s where the Mountain Training School comes in…

But before we venture any further down the rabbit hole, it’s helpful if I know a little bit about your background, to put answers in context.

Which of the following are you?