Entry test 2017 – Results and beginning of winter module

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 Hungary.

Six candidates passed the entry test and are due to join the other 12 trainee guides for the winter 1 module (ski, ice and avalanche training). Two candidates were deffered to the 2018 training programme.

 

2017 entry test admited candidates to begin training in February 2017 (in alphabetical order):

Nicu Durnac (Romania)
Caralampos Marinidis (Greece)
Martin Marovski (Bulgaria)
Aurel Salasan (Romania)
Pavlos Tsiantos (Greece)
Viktor Varoshkin (Bulgaria)

2017 entry test admited candidates to begin training in 2018 (in alphabetical order):

Tihomir Dimitrov (Bulgaria)

Ioannis Konstantakis (Greece)

 

Exam comission:

Christian Trommsdorff (President of the IFMGA, the French Syndicate of Mountain Guides – SNGM)

Reiner Taglinger (President of the Technical Commission of the IFMGA and instructor with the VDBS, the German Mountain Guides Association)

Kurt Walde (Vice – president of the Technical Commission of the IFMGA and instructor with the VSBS, the Sudtirol Mountain Guides Association)

 

Winter module Instructors:

Reiner Taglinger, Germany (VDBS) – IFMGA Technical Commission President (winter course lead)

Frederic Gentet, France (ENSA)

Alberto Ieralla, Italy (CONAGAI)

 

 

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