13. 6. 2018

10th Lifetime Achievement / Piolets d’Or 2018 Career award

The members of the Slovenian Mountain Guides Association are very proud of our mountain guide Andrej Štremfelj, the winner of the 10th Lifetime Achievement Piolet d’Or. […]
30. 1. 2018

Be Part of the Mountain

Members of the ZGVS are supporting the ALPARC campagin Be Part of the Mountain. During winter in the Alps, the life functions of animals slow down. […]
11. 11. 2017

Falls on Via Ferratas – video

During the mountain guides’ training seminar held on 21 October 2017, we tested and demonstrated various on via ferratas using different equipment. We used an 87-kg […]
2. 11. 2017
Ama Dablam - summit

Ama Dablam 6812 m -Summit

Mountain guide Franc Pepevnik Aco reached  the summit of Ama Dablam this morning (Nepal Local Time). Congratulations! See also Ama Dablam 2017.
12. 10. 2017
Ama Dablam

Ama Dablam 2017

The Ama Dablam 2017 mini expedition, lead by mountain guide Franc Pepevnik – Aco, has just departed for Nepal. Their goal is the SW ridge of […]
4. 7. 2017

SMGA partners with

With the purpose of promoting mountain activities and certified mountain guides in Slovenia, Slovenian Mountain Guides have entered a partnership with global booking platform […]
18. 5. 2017

2017 IFMGA spring general assembly & International mountain guides climbing competition

The Slovenian Mountain Guides Association was extremely pleased to host the IFMGA general assembly and 2017 international mountain guides climbing competition in Slovenia during the previous week. Both […]
23. 2. 2017

Entrance exams for new mountain guide candidates

Entrance exams for the new generation of mountain guide candidates (Biro Jože, Dušič Matjaž, Grilj Uroš, Pipenbaher Gorazd, Kalajžič Žiga, and Karlovšek Primož) took place last weekend. The rock-climbing part […]
18. 11. 2016

Dachstein 2016

The year is slowly coming to an end and the in-between time of the guiding season is perfect for training seminars. Peter Jeromel and the Slovenian […]
17. 11. 2016

Petzl RAD vs Mammut Rescyou

Two new crevasse rescue systems, both of them excellent, have recently been introduced. We tried them out at the latest seminar organized by the Slovenian mountain guides […]