Location: Boulder, CO

Employees: 7 office employees and 48 part time instructor team employees

Founded: 1979

The American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) is a 501(c)(3) educational non‐profit dedicated to supporting the American mountain guiding and climbing instructor community. As the leading organization of America’s most vibrant, inspiring community of climbers and skiers, the AMGA offers cutting-edge knowledge and hundreds of years of collective experience. AMGA guides and staff are the experts in the business of being a guide. We spent 30 years setting standards for American guiding instruction, protecting the guiding environment, and organizing a powerful, unified community of guides and clients.

Fun Fact: We have 5 dogs in our office!