AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide

Margaret Wheeler learned to ski and climb at an early age in New England, and became interested in ski mountaineering while living in Europe for several seasons. In 2006, Margaret became the second woman in the US to complete her full AMGA IFMGA guide certification. An active member of the guiding community, Margaret is an instructor of guide training for the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) and served on its board of directors for 13 years and as president of the organization for 5. She is involved in avalanche education through her work as an AIARE (American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education) instructor and trainer. Margaret and her husband (and SMG guide) Farmer live in the Wood River Valley with their two daughters.


AIARE Course Leader
AMGA Alpine Guide
AMGA Rock Guide
AMGA Ski Guide
IFMGA/AMGA Mountain Guide
Pro 2 Avalanche
Wilderness First Responder