Climbing Guide Level 2 Course
Please ensure you have read Climbing 2 Prerequisites
Participants may be assessed on any topic of the Climbing Guide syllabus at any stage of the course and will be required to teach and supervise revision sessions and practical exercises.
It is expected that only minimal training will need to be given in any topic.
Level 2 participants are expected to have a sound knowledge of climbing guiding techniques and to be able to teach the techniques to participants on their Level 1 Course.
Level 2 participants will be assessed on their:
• General mountaineering and technical rock and ice climbing.
• Application and teaching of guiding techniques in a lead guide role.
• Leadership roles in team situations and ability to provide quality feedback to other course participants.
The competence of successful NZMGA Climbing Guides should be such that they can guide efficiently on at least grade 4+ routes and be able to direct climbing instruction courses in alpine and/or glaciated terrain.
If this is the final IFMGA course, the participant should be considered a worthy NZMGA ambassador to any IFMGA country.
On successfully passing a Climbing Guide Level 2 Course and ratification by the Technical Subcommittee, the participant attains the status of NZMGA Climbing Guide.
Content, location, timing, and length:
As per Climbing Guide Course Level 1.