AssociationsThe following organisations provide support, development opportunities and representation and collaborate on joint initiatives.
AMI is the representative body for professional Mountaineering Instructors in the UK and Ireland. Full members hold the MIA
. AMI also provides guidance and support for trainee members.
British Association of International Mountain Leaders
A member of the Union of International Mountain Leaders Associations (UIMLA), BAIML looks after the professional interests of International Mountain Leaders
in the UK.
British Mountain Guides
A member of the International Federation of Mountain Guides, BMG is the professional organisation for Mountain Guides in the UK and Ireland and is responsible for developing training and assessment programmes for all mountain disciplines, and maintaining international standards.
Mountain Training Association
MTA is managed by Mountain Training and provides support and development opportunities for all
candidates and holders of the Mountain Training Awards. Full members hold at least one of the following awards: ML, SPA, WGL, CWA and CWLA.