IFMGA Mountain Guide
To gain IFMGA status through the NZMGA, you must meet the following requirements::
- NZMGA Ski Guide status
- NZMGA Climbing Guide status
- A minimum of three years must have elapsed since Assistant Guide status was granted
- A maximum of five years since the first, 14 Day Assessment of either Ski or Climb pathways.
This is the highest level of qualification awarded by the NZMGA and is the only mountain guide qualification recognised throughout all IFMGA nations.
IFMGA Mountain Guides are self regulating, independent leaders and through the network of IFMGA nations, greatly enhance the public experience in mountain travel.