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Our members are in demand for their high professional standards and knowledge. Along with guiding and instructing climbing, skiing and hiking activities they can also be found working in mountain rescue, avalanche safety, leadership training and numerous other aspects of the adventure industry.

Explore some of the many possiblitites open to ACMG members.

Explore Our Membership

Many guides and instructors work either as owner/operators running their own independent business or work for larger companies, undertaking traditional actives. However there are numerous other job possibilities, some of which require additional training and certification.

Canada has the largest mechanized ski industry (Heli and Cat) in the world and ACMG guides are the backbone, acting as guides, managers and in some cases owners


ACMG Guides lead expeditions in many of the major mountain ranges of the world


Winter no longer limits hiking guides, who lead snowshoe trips in non-avalanche terrain


Climbing Gym Instructors not only coach and instruct but also manage climbing gyms


The ACMG has trained and sponsored other alpine nations such as the United States and Russia to help them meet the requirement to become part of the IFMGA/UIAGM


Guides can be found assisting the Canadian and British Military with their adventure training programs


Our members work with national and provincial mountain rescue teams


ACMG guides and instructors work with many post-secondary educational institutes that provide outdoor adventure training


Ski and Mountain Guides train both professionals and recreationalists in avalanche and rescue skills


The Via Ferrata (the iron road) is becoming increasing popular in Canada and our members can be found guiding the guests


Guides work on avalanche control crews to protect highways and ski areas


There is a large network of backcountry mountain huts and chalets in Canada, many owned and operated by guides


Members work not only as hiking guides but as natural history interpreters


Much of the information available to the public in avalanche bulletins and other sources is collected by guides working in the field


Guides have been employed as stunt doubles and riggers for movies and television series

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Thank you to our partners for their excellent support and commitment to professional guiding in Canada.