Kent Mountain Adventure Center is seeking climbing guides and field instructors for the 2017 summer season. For all position inquiries, please submit resume & cover letter to Harry Kent

Position:  AIARE 1 Course Leader


  • Personal and professional experience skiing and climbing in backcountry and ski area terrain
  • AIARE 3 certificate
  • Instructor experience on 3 or more AIARE courses
  • AIARE1 and AIARE 2 Instructor Training Courses
  • Continued professional development with AIARE

Position:  AIARE 1 Instructor


  • Extensive experience in backcountry terrain
  • Participation in AIARE 1 & 2 courses

Position: Mountain Guide – summer & winter Season
• AMGA certified Rock Guide and associated AMGA courses
• AIARE level 1 Course Leader
• Extensive climbing, ice climbing, and ski mountaineering experience
• Wilderness First Responder Certification
• Master LNT certification preferred

Position: Rock Instructor
• Minimum age 21
• AMGA-Rock Instructor Certification (or in progress)
• Completed AIARE level 2 preferred
• Wilderness First Responder Certification
• LNT training
• Available May-October 2016 (winter option a possibility)

Position: Single Pitch Instructor
• Minimum age 21
• AMGA- SPI Certification (or in progress)
• Completed AIARE level 1 preferred
• Wilderness First Responder & CPR Certification
• Available May-October 2016

Position: Back country Field Instructor
• Possess Wilderness First Responder Certification
• Established proficiency in backpacking
• Leave No Trace training
• Background in rock climbing
• Educational background (i.e.: college degree or college level classes)
• Working knowledge of environmental teaching skills
• Background in leading group process
• Ability to communicate effectively with youth and adults, both verbally and
and in writing

Position: Intern ** Applications being accepted for 2017 season
Internship Concept: To provide college students with a program to facilitate fulfillment of degree requirements while obtaining valuable training and skills in experiential education. Internships generally consist of a mixture of assisting in the office, assisting KMAC guides at climbing sites, maintaining outdoor equipment and working on academic projects in a related field of study or area of interest.
• Work Hours: Variable. 30 – 50 hours a week, depending on schedule
• Beginning & Ending Dates: May through September, variable
• Pay/Compensation: Stipend. KMAC internships are an unpaid position.
• camping available on KMAC property.

AMGA Accredited Business

Colorado Department of Human Services

Association for Experiential Education Member