The following companies contribute financial support to the ACMG and its membership at the highest level. We would like to thank these outstanding companies for their excellent support, and their commitment to professional guiding in Canada.

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  • Corporate Partnership Program

Corporate Partnership Program

The ACMG offers a corporate partnership program facilitating companies who share our vision the opportunity to work with us in promoting public awareness of mountain guiding and climbing instruction in Canada.  The program is designed to allow contributors to support our mission and our educational initiatives, and to help sustain the standards of professional guiding and climbing instruction in Canada and, via our participation in the IFMGA, worldwide.

The ACMG and its membership are committed to ensuring our supporters receive excellent value through their investment with the ACMG.  We believe the key value of a partnership with us lies in your affiliation with an internationally-recognized association of mountain professionals: the ACMG was the first non-European member country of the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations (IFMGA/UIAGM) and the only recognized mountain guiding certification in Canada. Additionally, we also offer our partners the valuable opportunity of further association with our professional Guides, Climbing Instructors and their clients.

  1. Exposure:  Professional Mountain Guides and Climbing Instructors are the primary point of contact for thousands of climbers, skiers and hikers.  These significant consumers see your gear and clothing in action on a professional.
  2. Direct connection with targeted consumers: Achieved through a variety of mediums; including our frequently visited website, public education programs and other direct to consumer channels.
  3. Pro-purchase for guides and climbing instructors:  ACMG guides and climbing instructors are your in-the-field experts providing excellent feedback and promotion of your product and increasing its exposure to their clients.
  4. Long-term relationships:  We believe in building long- term relationships and exploring innovative partnership options.
  5. Recognition:  Partners will receive appropriate recognition commensurate with the value of the contribution. 

Partnership Categories

We work together with all of our Partners to customise packages that best suit their needs and goals.  Each level of commitment increases access to valuable vehicles for exposure and affiliation with the ACMG.  Every level includes at least free advertising space in the ACMG News, logo posting and click-through on all pages of the ACMG public and members’ websites, the option for a booth at our Annual General Meeting, the opportunity to offer your company's deal to members via the ACMG Pro-Purchase program, listing with a company description on the ACMG Partners page and much more. 

  • Mt. Athabasca - minimum $750 annual contribution 
  • Mt. Assiniboine - minimum $1500 annual contribution 
  • Mt. Columbia - minimum $2500 annual contribution
  • Mt. Robson - minimum $5000 annual contribution
  • Mt. Waddington - minimum $7500 annual contribution
  • Mt. Logan - minimum $10,000 annual contribution

Please contact me to discuss how your organisation can benefit from a valuable partnership with the ACMG.

Ken Bélanger
ACMG Partnership Coordinator
[email protected]



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ARC'TERYX was founded in Vancouver, BC in 1991, where it maintains its Worldwide Head Office, design studios, and main manufacturing facilities. Driven by innovation, ARC'TERYX was founded to build better gear. We didn't just focus on incremental advancements, but on radically improving the status quo. We began with climbing harnesses and then proceeded to tackle packs and apparel with the same single-minded obsession for creating the lightest, best performing, and highest quality products available. To realize our vision we've created groundbreaking new construction technology, developed paradigm-shifting designs and harnessed major fabric technology developments.



MEC is Canada's go-to place for outdoor gear, know-how and inspiration. Since 1971, MEC has sold exceptional products at fair prices, and people who shop here get one of the best guarantees around. Our business and our products have the smallest possible footprint and we use a portion of every sale to support community and causes we believe in. For more information, visit and follow @mec, or visit one of our stores nationwide.



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Garmin is a pioneer in GPS navigation, wireless devices and applications designed for people living an active lifestyle. With Garmin inReach satellite technology and a subscription, stay in touch globally. Send and receive messages, navigate a route, track and share your journey, and trigger an SOS to get emergency help from a 24/7 global monitoring centre via the 100% global Iridium satellite network. Businesses or organisations managing multiple devices can benefit from Professional Flex subscription plans.

The North Face

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The North Face, a division of VF Outdoor, Inc., was founded in 1968. Headquartered in Alameda, California, USA, the company offers the most technically advanced products on the market to accomplished climbers, mountaineers, snowsport athletes, endurance athletes, and explorers. The company's products are sold in specialty mountaineering, backpacking, running, and snowsport retailers, premium-sporting goods retailers and major outdoor specialty retail chains.


Affinity Life

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Affinity Life provides simple online life insurance solutions for mountain sport enthusiasts such as rock climbers, ice climbers, and backcountry skiers. Our tailored life insurance solutions offer the most affordable rates without exclusions for all your adventures.

Black Diamond

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Here at Black Diamond it's all about climbing and skiing. We share the same experiences that you do on rock, ice and snow and these experiences push us to make the best gear possible for our worldwide family of climbers and skiers.  We're a company of users. It's who we are.


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As the athletic mountain brand, Dynafit knows no compromise and is dedicated to delivering the best equipment and apparel for mountain athletes wanting to move fast and light in the mountains. Since the advent of the revolutionary ‘Low Tech' ski mountaineering binding over thirty years ago, Dynafit has been committed to developing the lightest and most reliable gear for human-powered alpine pursuits in all seasons, enabling users of its products to define and reach their Mountopia


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EDELRID was founded in 1863 and serves as one of the oldest mountain sports brands on the market. In 1953 EDELRID invented the first kernmantle rope, giving birth to modern climbing as we know it today. As a company, EDELRID is built on three core values: Safety, Sustainability, and Innovation.



Intuition offers the most extensive line of custom heat mouldable boot liners. Cutting edge R&D since 1993 has allowed INTUITION to achieve the optimal balance of performance, comfort and warmth. Over 25 years later, with continuous feedback from professionals and athletes, Intuition Liners remain the


G3's mission is to improve your winter backcountry experience: one of the few remaining independent brands.



Founded in 1888 in the birthplace of the French eyewear industry, Julbo has always thrived on adventure, conquest and demanding standards. At the beginning of the 20th century, we designed the first altitude goggles and helped initiate the glory years of mountaineering. Since then, our products have gone on to conquer the highest peaks in the world.

Acera Insurance

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Acera Insurance provides customized solutions for the backcountry recreation and guiding industry. At Acera Insurance, all that we do revolves around giving our customers the best service experience and the utmost certainty in what we provide. Visit to learn more.

Mountain Hardwear


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Founded in 1993 in the San Francisco bay area, Mountain Hardwear is a leader in innovative, premium outdoor apparel, equipment and accessories. With both the joy and challenges of climbing and mountaineering in mind, they work with era-defining athletes to develop highly functional, easy-to-use and incredibly well-crafted products.




For 40 years, Ortovox has been a global leader in avalanche safety equipment. From our mountain wear, to avalanche transceivers, to backpacks, Ortovox stands for protection.


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Petzl products, from the first modern headlamp to the GRIGRI belay device, have helped revolutionize climbing, caving, alpinism, canyoneering and more. Petzl remains a family-owned business, committed not only to quality and innovation, but also to giving back to the communities fostering our success.


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Drawing inspiration from the nearby Scottish mountains, the UK-based Rab brand builds high performance mountain clothing and sleeping bags that give you absolute protection, comfort and freedom on the hill, crag or peak.

ROI Recreation Outfitters


ROI - Recreation Outfitters Inc. is an exclusive distributor of premium - best in category - outdoor lifestyle products from award-winning international brands. We're proud to represent DEUTER packs and gear, Devold merino wool clothing, Colltex climbing skins, FUBUKI boots, Kayland footwear, Trezeta footwear, HESTRA gloves and Spot satellite messengers across Canada.



Patagonia makes apparel and gear for climbing, skiing, surfing and other outdoor sports. Headquartered in Ventura, CA, its products embody a bias toward quality, simplicity, utility and environmental consciousness. Patagonia gives 1% of sales to environmental causes. We're in business to save our home planet.



Backcountry Access (BCA)


Backcountry Access (BCA) is North America's leading manufacturer of snow safety equipment, including Tracker transceivers, Float airbags, shovels, probes, and BC Link radios. BCA's mission is to save lives, not just sell products. BCA has always considered education to be just as important as the gear it makes.

Blizzard | Tecnica

Blizzard and Tecnica aim to create uncompromising products that equip trailblazers to go places they never thought possible. With decades of continual innovation, craftsmanship, and technology, we believe that your gear should let you #LiveTheMoment in the mountains any way you choose.

Coast Wilderness Medical Training

Coast Wilderness Medical Training was founded by nerdy paramedics with an intense love of the backcountry and a genuine desire to make it a safer place.


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COROS Wearables Inc applies the technology of tomorrow with the sports of today. COROS helps athletes intelligently train to break barriers and achieve real results.

Hestra Gloves

Hands comes first at Hestra. For 80 years, we have been developing gloves that provides warmth, protection, and dexterity in all conditions. Hestra produces gloves for skiing, snowboarding, mountaineering, and many other outdoor activities. Built to last, Hestra manufactures gloves that stand up to the harshest weather.

Kaerus Group

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Kaerus Group Risk Solutions Inc. provides liability insurance to the adventure tourism industry. We're excited to introduce you to our new brand,
Same Team. Same Service. Same Values.


Canmore Real Estate Team

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Our team approach to providing quality real estate service in the Bow Valley allows us to Guide You, through buying and/or selling your home.



NanoTRAINO is a light, simple, and tough evacuation sled that fits easily into your daypack. Intuitive to use even with big mitts, tough enough to practice often, weighs only 520g (640g with the included traction kit).


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The Norseman is an independent specialty store supplying XC ski, hiking and climbing gear.


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Yervana empowers you to spend more time doing what you love and less time managing your business. We make it simple for outdoor enthusiasts to connect with you.

We thank all these organizations for their generous support