AMGA Rock Guide Exam Mentorship

AMGA Rock Guide Mentorship

AMGA Rock Guide Exam Mentorship Course.
This is designed to prepare candidates for the AMGA Rock Guide Exam.  The course will enhance skills taught in the Advanced Rock Guide Course and streamline techniques expected at the exam.  Though lecture, demonstration and practical application, the students will refine and expand their skill set.  Students will be mentored under the tutelage of AMGA IT member, IFMGA Licensed Mountain Guide, and Colorado Mountain School Head Guide Eric Whewell.  The program will be based out of Boulder and Estes Park, CO.  Additionally, representative exam style routes will be used as mock guiding objectives to further develop the students resume to be accepted to the Exam.

AMGA Rock Guide Exam Mentorship Course.

Course Details


Successful completion of the AMGA Advanced Rock Guide Course and Aspirant Exam


8:00am - 5:00pm


4 Days

Maximum Ratio:


Minimum Age:


Price includes & Excludes:

This program includes free lodging at our Estes Park Lodge.

Meeting location:

Colorado Mountain School
341 Moraine Ave
Estes Park, CO 80517

Sample Itinerary:

Day 1: 8-5pm

  • Introductions
  • Risk Management Discussion
  • Anchoring practicum and stance management with considerations for security and speed
  • Transitions practicum with considerations for advanced application at a 2:1 ratio
  • Short Rope practicum with emphasis at 2:1

 Day 2: 8-5pm

  • Student led guided objectives

 Day 3: 8-5pm

  •  Student led guided objectives

 Day 4: 8-5pm

  •  Student led guided objectives
  • Debrief


Free lodging is available for this program at our Estes Park Lodge.


All of our courses can be run as custom outings.  If you're interested in a course, but it doesn't fit into your schedule, please check out our custom guiding options.