Guide Discounts

The following guide services support The American Alpine Club through discounts for our members.

—Check out the bottom of the page for a description of AMGA Accreditation—

What is AMGA Accreditation? The purpose of the AMGA Accreditation is to increase the professionalism of mountain guiding and climbing instruction in the United States by functioning as a tool for institutional self-evaluation and development. It is a voluntary means of quality assurance and external review that examines such things as busines practices, compliance with state, federal and local regulations, staff training and professional development, resource stewardship, and adherence to current industry standards. This credential represents a commitment to excellence through exemplary operating standards and an adherence to the highest ethical standards of this profession. AMGA Accredited Programs represent many of the nations most recognized and respected guide services, climbing schools,and educational insitutions.