2018 IFMGA mountain guides training entry test application form

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The 2018 IFMGA Mountain Guides Training for the EEMGA will take place in Slovenia during 19-26 February. Exact locations will be made publicly available closer to the start date. Applications deadline 1 February! Candidates who have received in writing the confirmation that their application, based on their mountaineering CV, has been accepted will be tested […]

IFMGA Aspirant guides 2017

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Following a three week long rock and alpine course hosted by ENSA (Ecole Nationale de Ski et d'Alpinisme) in Chamonix the following 14 individuals have received the IFMGA Aspirant Guide attestation from ENSA and DDCS Haute Savoie: 1 Cosmin Andron  (Romania) other affiliations: VOBS & AGMR 2 Ilia Berulava  (Georgia) other affiliations: VOBS & GMGA […]

Entry test 2017 – Results and beginning of winter module

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2017 entry test took place in Romania. Candidates were tested on rock climbing (in climbing shoes and mountaineering boots), ice climbing (steep ice and classical 10 point crampon / one ice axe technique) and ski (ascent and descent). For this 'pro-only" entry test for the adapted curriculum there were candidates from Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and […]

2016 ski technique improvement course

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For all interested parties. In order to prepare for the 2017 Entry test we are oganising an improvement / preparatory ski technique course during 14-15-16 November 2016. The location of the course is Pitztaler Gletscher in Austria. Instructors are Lisa Horst and Tim Fritz from DSLV (Deutscher Skilehrerverband). They are experienced in teaching the ski technique courses for the […]

IFMGA entry test 2017

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IFMGA Announcement Oct 2016 –  Entry Test Guides' Training February 2017   Following the first successful "Eastern European" entry test held in Romania last February, the International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations (IFMGA – UIAGM – IVBV) is organising a new entry test for the Guides’ Training Programme in the winter of 2017 in the Carpathians (Romania).   […]

2016 entry test organised by IFMGA for Eastern European countries

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Invitation:   IFMGA mountain guides formation for individual alpinists from central, east and southeast Europrean countries without IFMGA membership   Dear interested alpinists   As already anounced earlier we (the IFMGA) are on the way to start an guides training and examination for individual candidates from different countries, especially from central, east and south east […]

Training programme by IFMGA for Central, Eastern and South- Eastern Europe

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A concept   Initial situation:   The IFMGA is the organization of all associations with an internationally recognized mountain guides training and has been existing for 50 years now. At the beginning the members were the classic countries where mountain guiding was practiced in the Alps: Switzerland, France, Austria, Italy and Germany. Over time also […]