On Novemver 2, 2012, in Congress Center of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russian Federation (50 meters away from Gostiny Dvor), will take part the Annual Russian Mountain Guides Meeting (Ilyinka, 6, 13.30 - 15.30).
The fourth times Ski Expo puts together Russian mountain guides community. Travel companies, ski and alpine guides, project’ partners, reps of Russian Mountaineering Federation (RMF) will take place at round table concerning the actual problems in the guiding society in Russian Federation.
Few years ago a progressive guides with cooperation of RMF kicked off a process of foundation Russian Mountain Guides Association (RMGA). For one thing the Association’s aims are to unite, regulate and represent people who are working as guides and really into guiding. On another note establish guiding as an official profession and legalize activities in the mountains are the most challenging goals of RMGA as well.
The first RMGA’ step was launched Russian Mountain Guides Training School. The key priority is to keep the School to the high standarts set by IFMGA (International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations). The best Russian guides took part at first courses which were held in the Caucasus, Russia and in Austria in 2011.
Upcoming meeting should pick up the most complicated problems in guide society in Russia. Training standarts, ethic codes, profession' legalization and a lot of other high points will submit for consideration. Let’s face, talk and discuss it on Ski Expo 2012.
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AlpIndustria, Verticalnij Mir, HeliPro, 7 summit, HeliAction.
Executive Director of RMGA