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Josh Kling


Josh is an IFMGA mountain guide hailing from Duran­go, CO. As a 4 season guide, Josh has experience guiding rock climb­ing, alpine climb­ing, and back­coun­try ski­ing. In addi­tion to guid­ing, Josh is an AIARE Lev­el 1 & 2 course leader, facilitates AMGA programs such as the Climb­ing Wall Instruc­tor Pro­gram and the AMGA Sin­gle Pitch Instruc­tor Pro­gram. He has taught for numer­ous nation­al­ly rec­og­nized orga­ni­za­tions and worked as a guide on four of the sev­en sum­mits. An active member in the outdoor community of the Southwest Josh helps to coor­di­nate the Flight For Life Avalanche Deploy­ment team and is a Tech­ni­cal Team Mem­ber, Train­ing Instruc­tor, and Win­ter Response Team Coor­di­na­tor with La Pla­ta Coun­ty Search and Res­cue in Colorado.

Josh Kling


  • IFMGA Mountain Guide
  • AMGA Certified Rock, Ski & Alpine Guide
  • AIARE Course Leader
  • AIARE Level 3
  • Leave No Trace Master Educator
  • AMGA SPI Program Provider
  • AMGA CWI Program Provider
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Emergency Medical Technician (NR-EMT-B)
  • Wilderness Advanced Life Support (WALS) trained
  • La Plata County Search and Rescue; Technical Rescue Team & Winter Response Team