International Mountain

 Guide Education


Learn from the best, in the ultimate environment

- Let the Himalayas be your classroom!

This is a 3,5 to 5 year expedition based high altitude

international mountain guide education in the Himalayas.

  • Expedition based training on 8 Himalayan peaks.
  • Stand on the top of a never before climbed mountain and reach the summit of Mt. Everest.
  • Work sustainably to protect and develop mountain tourism.
  • Graduate with international certificates.
  • Build your career or your own business while studying.

This international education developed specifically for the high altitude environment and the skills needed by the next generation of mountaineers. 


The aim is to educate skilled and knowledgeable guides, mountaineers and climbing teams with the highest standard of safety, technical - and soft skills, along with extensive experience at high altitude and in expedition management.

The participants will be equipped with the know-how of environmental impact and sustainability to contribute to the future of mountain tourism. 


The education takes students to eight Himalayan peaks, including a first ascent and the ultimate challenge - reaching the summit of Mt. Everest.  


The best certifications and guidelines in the industry have been integrated to form a solid foundation for the education. The curriculum have been developed on and adapted to the high altitude environment, to emphasise top expedition skills and improve practices for a sustainable future. 


In five different phases, this education combines rigorous training in the Himalayas with academic studies. In between each phase participants have the opportunity to gain work experience, take additional courses and entrepreneurial challenges to build a strong platform for the future.



Basic to Advanced Mountaineering

Trip Leading

Lead Climbing

Expedition Management

Rock & Ice Climbing 

Group dynamics and psychology

Wilderness First Aid

Ecotourism & Sustainability

Mountain Safety & Rescue

History of Mountain Tourism

Advanced Navigation

Environment & Culture of the Himalayas

MODULES

We work for a sustainable future.

info@summitadventureacademy.com

The world's highest mountains, most epic rivers and vibrant cultures.

- Let the Himalayas be your classroom!