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 $500 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



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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.


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.



Since 1888 Julbo has set the standard in performance sunglasses:  a wide selection of highly technical performance lenses, sport-specific frames, and hi-tech materials and accessories that drive the company and outdoor enthusiasts alike to live the Julbo spirit: SEE FARTHER, GO HIGHER.

Mountain Hardwear


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.




OBOZ We test our footwear on trails throughout the vast 18-million-acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem surrounding our Bozeman, Montana home. This rugged wilderness inspires us to create footwear that delivers unmatched fit, unrivalled feel, and exceptional performance on any trail, anywhere. We also plant a tree for every pair sold.


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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

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ROI Recreation Outfitters is an exclusive distributor of premium - best in category - outdoor lifestyle products from award-winning international brands. We're proud to represent Deuter packs, Hestra gloves, Devold merino wool, Colltex ski climbing skins, Treksta footwear, Dahlgren socks, and Spot satellite messengers in 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.




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DMM has proudly manufactured safety hardware in North Wales since 1981. During that time we have established a reputation for innovation and the production of premium quality equipment. Our high standards of quality control are reflected in the fact that every day, thousands of people around the globe rely on DMM products to safeguard their lives.

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.


Developed by First Responders for recreationalists and professionals. From planning routes to real-time collaborating and offline access, CalTopo is the leading adventure planning software.


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We offer insurance options for individuals participating in backcountry activities both professionally and recreationally.
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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.


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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