Are you wondering what a Mountain Qualification Label even is? Here is a link to the UIAA website where our international partners break it down.
Once you’ve figured out what an MQL is, you might start to wonder how the certification, training, and assessment standards break down in each discipline. Here is link to let you know what the starting points are for other UIAA Volunteer Instructors around the world.
Lastly, how does the United States compare to other alpine nations around the world? What certifications do we offer compared to other countries?
Once you’re done reading about the UIAA and all the cool stuff happening around the world, you might start to get curious about the volunteer instructors right here in the United States. Have a look at the organizations who are teaching climbing through the dedication and passion of volunteer climbing instructors.
The American Alpine Club
The Appalachian Mountain Club
Boy Scouts of America
Colorado Mountain Club