ADVG 2430
Assistant Hiking Guide (80 hours)
Credits: 3
This certification course evaluates candidates according to standards established by the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides. This course is intended for guides who lead clients on day-hikes and multi-day backpacking trips, on established trails and off-trail in wilderness operations. Course content includes navigation, route plans, group management, helicopter use, camping, interpretation, client and hazard management. Assistant hiking guides work with supervision from a hiking, alpine or mountain guide.
Prerequisite: ADVG 2030 (Canadian Mountain and Ski Guide Diploma); ADVG 1020 and ADVG 2030 (all other programs)