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Guided Trips in Mammoth

Most people expect formal training of a doctor or lawyer. Shouldn't you ask the same from your guide? The Mammoth Area has specialty guides for mountain sports and fishing guides to find the big fish in the hidden lakes and streams. The American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) sets technical and professional standards for mountain guiding in the United States and on a worldwide level. For the consumer, the AMGA can be the tool to help choose the right guide or guide service. The AMGA is this country's only organization to offer a comprehensive training program for mountain guides that is recognized by the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations (IFMGA), the global standard-setting body for mountain guiding. Choosing a guide that is certified by the AMGA ensures that the individual has demonstrated an acceptable level of skills in client care, risk management, and first aid, which separates the professional guide from the recreational climber.

Things to ask your guide:
  • What are the company's guide training requirements?
  • What are the company's medical training requirements?
  • Does the person or guide service have a permit to operate on the appropriate public lands?
  • Insurance?
  • Will the person or guide service provide a list of previous clients as a reference?
  • How long has the person been guiding or how long has the guide service been in operation?
  • Has the company had any accidents, and if so, why?
  • From simple rock climbs on a rock wall to scaling the Mammoth Crest, you can get a pro to help you lean "the ropes.:
    Take a professional along to enhance the experience.

    The Troutfitter
    Shell Mart Center
    Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Rick's Sports Center
    3241 Main Street
    Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Kittredge Sports
    3218 Main Street
    Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Performance Guide Service
    26 Old Mammoth Road
    Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Convict Lake Resort
    2000 Convict Lake Road
    Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Kevin Peterson's Fly Fishing Adventures
    Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Reel Mammoth Adventures
    Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

    Sierra Drifters Guide Services
    Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

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