Eddie Bauer signed on as the official sponsor of American Mountain Guides Association 's Advanced Alpine Guide Course and Aspirant Exam.
“I am very excited to welcome Eddie Bauer, our 9th Diamond Partner, as the Official Sponsor of the AMGA Advanced Alpine Guide Course and Aspirant Exam,” said AMGA Executive Director, Betsy Winter. “I am confident that through this partnership Eddie Bauer will play an integral role in advancing the guiding profession in the United States.”
“Eddie Bauer is proud to be a sponsor of the American Mountain Guides Association,” said Damien Huang, senior vice president of outerwear, active and gear at Eddie Bauer. “Our First Ascent line is built by a team of world-class mountain guides. The entire line from outerwear to gear is guide-built. Nothing goes to market without their consent and we are excited to have the opportunity to outfit and support the next generation of guides.”
For over 30 years, the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) has inspired an exceptional client experience as the premier source for training, credentials, resource stewardship and services for professional mountain guides and climbing instructors in the United States. A national non-profit, the AMGA is committed to enhancing the quality of outdoor services provided to the public, while serving as a resource for accessing and protecting the natural environment. The AMGA is our nation's exclusive representative to the International Federation of Mountain Guides Association (IFMGA), the international governing body responsible for guiding standards and education around the world.