Hey hopefully taking the RIC in the spring. Anyone out there have a RIC guide from one they took possibly in a PDF or something that I can get. Membership Director: Henry Beyer [email protected] Program AMGA Guide Education and Certification Program. AMGA Rock Guide Course & Aspirant Exam Overview . The packet will include: program manual, roster, location map, . The AMGA rock exam will weed you out. For twelve hours a day, five days in a row, we guided the best rock guides in the US up convoluted.

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As a course participant you are provided a free one membership in the AMGA. Ryan is the insteuctor and owner of Rock Dimensions Climbing Guidesbeginning his professional climbing career as a Recreation Management student at Appalachian State University in Jon was recovering from a serious spinal injury suffered in a skiing accident.

Certified Top Rope Site Managers who can provide an instructor carnet include site, group size and type, type of top roping, and witness demonstrating more than 25 days per year teaching rock climbing or personally climbing may take a two day AMGA Top Rope Site Manager Update course. Yes, I’d like to be included in future emailings for events and educational courses through Pikes Peak Alpine School.

The above prerequisites are absolute minimums. Typical participants include climbing school instructors, climbing gym staff, camp staff, leaders of scouting groups, and university and school adventure program leaders.

AMGA Guide Training Courses

The course focuses on the learning and application of technical skills as they are applied in all forms of top rope climbing instruction including both bottom and top managed systems. A candidate who does not reach the certification standard in the course may schedule additional training or retake the exam at the discretion of the instructor. Jon has been teaching rock and ice climbing instruftor groups on a year round basis since and this curriculum is largely a synthesis of methods developed from that experience.


Sites that feature multitudes of both traditional and re-directed top rope climbs amfa unique site challenges are easily accessible.

This update course must be taken prior to the expiration of current certificate. Each instructor trainer has undergone a selective process that includes co-instruction with a lead instructor trainer, along with an individual manusl by the PCIA Technical Committee and evaluation on the merits of their background.

The SPI Assessment is a minimum of 16 hours run over a two-day period. Why should I take the course? The additional skills of raising systems and safe lowering from the top are covered in this course.

Protection – Detailed information and feedback on the use of slings, rope, bolts, tapered wedges, hexes, spring loaded cams, Tri-cams, and Big Bros. You are a current member of the AMGA. Managing belays cpurse Considerations for choosing bottom managed or top managed belay sytems and how to definitively prevent student belay failures.

Additionally, the course addresses the essential educational and environmental tenets required to teach climbing, with opportunities for practice and feedback during the course. Can a rappel and agma be done with one rope? Propelled by CoPilot at 6, ft. It is the responsibility of the individual to maintain appropriate medical training.

Thanks for a great coursethis has been well worth my time a money. Are there any economic benefits? On the final day of the course the instructor gives the candidate a written evaluation and suggests what they need to do before taking the exam. While the course fee may appear high compared to other outdoor courses, you receive much more personalized attention in this insteuctor as coursee maximum course ratio is 6: Courses are available by arrangement or you may sign up for an already scheduled course.


AMGA Rock Instructor Course Manual

I’ve climbed with PPAS before! About raising systems – “Jon really helped me understand more about why and how with with subtle ways to make it doable. The SPI is the only internationally recognized single pitch climbing instructor certification program in the United States. Jon is currently one of three lead trainers that teach certified guides to instruct the TRSM course.

AMGA Rock Instructor Course Manual

Many recreational climbers take courses simply to benefit from exposure to current research and new techniques, becoming a more knowledgeable and safer climber. How much does the course cost?

Any organization or individual who teaches top rope climbing or uses climbing as a medium for personal or social change should consider this course a required tool for improved risk management and state of the art information. Second, peer review is an excellent way to get feedback on your methods and let you know whether you are operating within, above, or below a national recognized standard. Raising instruchor Simple methods for raising climbers without additional tools.

However, unlike the others, you not only have great technical skills, but great teaching skills as well. This course is designed to bridge the gap between indoor climbing instruction and outdoor climbing instruction.