Angela Hawse
  • 6th woman in the U.S. to become an IFMGA Mountain Guide; certified in Rock, Alpine and Ski disciplines by the American Mountain Guides Association.
  • 30+ high altitude expeditions; to Alaska, the Himalaya, Karakoram, the Caucasus, Alps and Andes, 28-day ski traverse across Lapland from Sweden to Norway, lead guide on six Antarctic Peninsular Ski Mountaineering Cruises with 25 international guides and 100 clients
  • Deputy leader; 1998 Everest Challenge - the First Disabled Ascent of Mt. Everest
  • Lead guide; The Mama’s Dablam all-women’s Ama Dablam expedition - climbed without Sherpa support and raised 22K for a Safe House for Girls
  • 1st woman to join the AMGA Instructor Team as an Instructor/Examiner in 2005 and since has run 70+ AMGA programs in the disciplines of rock, alpine or ski guiding
  • President of the American Mountain Guides Association with 12-years of service on the Board and Technical Committee
  • 1st North American on the IFMGA Board and 1st woman on the IFMGA Technical Commission
  • 2022 AMGA Lifetime Achievement, 2008 Outstanding Guide of the Year Award, Master of Arts degree in International Mountain Conservation in 2001
  • Bonus: Polar Plunges in the Arctic and Antarctic 😊
The Black Dimaond Helio Carbon 95 skis.