British Mountain Guide

Posted by Jonathan Garside on 03/06/2009
What is a British Mountain Guide?

A Mountain Guide is the highest mountaineering qualification. British Mountain Guides are trained and assessed in the skills and techniques of teaching and guiding all aspects of rock climbing and mountaineering, summer or winter, in both glaciated and non-glaciated terrain.

Guides have a passion for the mountains. In order to be accepted on the British Mountain Guides (BMG) training scheme, applicants need to be accomplished rock, alpine and winter climbers, and experienced ski tourers.

If you're looking for expert tuition in climbing, skiing and mountaineering or a guided Alpine mountaineering holiday then a British Mountain Guide should be your first port of call. 

Our film gives a flavour of the work undertaken by Guides throughout the world.

Watch the British Mountain Guide film
 
By the time they receive an international Guides carnet, they will have completed over fifty days training and assessment and been mentored through the scheme by other experienced Guides.
 
Find out more and find a Guide on the BMG website.


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