Ascent/Climbing Guide

Peak 7 Adventure’s guides conduct exciting, inspiring, physically demanding, and Christ centered wilderness trips for a variety of populations including but not limited to families, youth, adults, the disabled, and church groups. Trips range 1-7 days in length.

The Ascent/Climbing Guide has responsibility for teaching technical skills as well as leading group discussions and the overall safety of the trip. This is where all instructors begin. It is an opportunity to learn more about our adventures and to develop one’s teaching and technical skills and processing abilities under the mentoring and encouragement of the Program Coordinator or Lead Guides. This position requires strong wilderness leadership and interpersonal skills.

Season Commitment: Full time, May 29, 2018-August 31, 2018 (Some flexibility with end date)

Ascent/Climbing Guide Requirements:

  • Christian faith
  • 18 year of age or older
  • Wilderness First Responder (provided by Peak 7 Adventures)
  • CPR (must have current certification that is valid through end of season)
  • Food Handlers Permit (Reimbursed by Peak 7 Adventures)
  • Successful completion of Peak 7 Adventure’s Wilderness Instructors Course
  • A 2-season commitment preferred
  • Excellent physical condition
  • Doctors physical with in the last two years

Qualifications:

  1. Commitment to Jesus Christ which reflects Christ in every aspect of his/her vocation and personal life.
  2. Previous Outdoor Leadership experience (desirable but not mandatory).
  3. Knowledge and background in outdoor learning experiences.
  4. Reading “Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills” book

*This is a support raised position

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