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September 2023
Sep 29 2023

2023 Annual General Meeting

Join us for our 2023 Annual General Meeting followed by Keynote Speaker, Joanie McGuffin. This meeting provides the perfect opportunity for you to learn about what has been happening with the IGA over the past year, what is new and exciting, the growth within the organisation, and what is on the horizon for our next chapter.  Free for Interpretive Guides Association members.
On Zoom
October 2023
Oct 30 2023

Map and Compass Course

Learn how to navigate in the mountains. In this course, you will learn how to use a map and compass and then practice as a group!
Banff / Canmore
November 2023
Nov 12 2023

Mountain Weather Course

Learn how the weather works in the mountains! This program will go over fronts, clouds, weather charts, satellite photos, information available on the Internet, same day in the field forecasting, and getting a longer term outlook.
On Zoom
Nov 13 - 14 2023

Apprentice Interpreter – Canadian Rockies – November 13-14, 2023

The Apprentice Interpreter course takes place November 13 & 14 (virtually over Zoom). The course begins at 8:30am and ends at 5:30pm both days with an exam from 5:30-6:30pm on the 2nd day. To register ($369 + GST), ensure you have an IGA membership purchased.
On Zoom
Nov 15 - 18 2023

4-Season Group Management – November 15, 17, 18, 2023

The 4-Season Group Management course takes place November 15, 17, and 18 (Canmore area). To register ($529 + GST), ensure you have an IGA membership purchased and have completed the Apprentice Interpreter course or higher.
Banff / Canmore
Nov 25 - 26 2023

Avalanche Skills Training, Level 1 (AST1)

This course is a must for guides who operate in the winter months and for people who love to play in the backcountry from November through May.  AST 1 is the perfect place to start to learn how to recognize avalanche terrain so you can keep yourself and your clients safe outdoors in winter.
Banff / Canmore
Nov 30 2023 - Dec 01 2023

Group Management Bridge – November 30 – December 1, 2023

The Group Management Bridge course takes place the afternoon of November 30 and a full hike day December 1 (trail in Canmore/Banff area). To register ($280 + GST), ensure you have an active IGA membership and have completed the 3-Season Group Management course.
Banff / Canmore
December 2023
January 2024
Jan 08 - 18 2024

Interpretive Specialist – January 8, 11, 15, 18, 2024

The Interpretive Specialist course will run over 4 evenings in January from 4:00 - 8:30 pm (Mountain time). This is a virtual course and will be held over zoom so you can join from any location. To register ($369 + gst), ensure you have an IGA membership purchased.
On Zoom
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