Angela Hawse

Climber, Mountaineer, Skier

Angela is one of few female IFMGA mountain guides with a successful career
spanning over three decades. She’s the president of the American Mountain Guides
Association and has trained and examined aspiring guides for the past 18 consecutive
years. She’s led over 30 high altitude mountaineering expeditions to the world’s
Greater Ranges and guided remote trips from the Antarctic Peninsular to the Arctic.
She skied from Sweden to Norway across Lapland, reached the South Summit of Mt.
Everest (500’ higher than K2) and has led numerous technical all-women’s ascents.
Angela has a Master’s Degree in International Mountain Conservation and serves on
the IFMGA Board and Technical Commission leading their Climate Change efforts for
mountain guides worldwide. In 2011, she was named AMGA Guide of the Year and in
2022 received the AMGA Lifetime Achievement in Guiding Award.


Colorado, USA

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