The challenging way to become a mountain guide


News article from the Swiss Mountain Guide Association (SBV)

From January 11 to 20, 2022, the SBC conducted the avalanche and ski course for aspiring mountain guides in the Schwarzhorn touring area, near Grindelwald-First. Five female and 46 male candidates started the module of the aspirant training at the Berggasthaus First in Grindelwald on January 11, 2022.

Nine class instructors as well as five external specialist speakers imparted knowledge to the candidates about avalanches and snow, honed their skiing technique and trained topics on companion rescue.

The exceptionally good course was successfully passed by 43 candidates. Two people had to drop out of the course and six did not pass the final exam of the module. The biggest challenge in the Avalanche and Ski module is usually ski technique.

Qualified leaderschip. Respect for nature. More safety in adventure.

The Swiss Mountain Guides Association represents the interests of mountain guides, hiking guides, climbing instructors and rope access specialists Switzerland and organizes their training and continuing education.

For further information, please contact the SBC office: Training, Sandra Fuhrer, Mail, Phone +41 31 370 18 78