UIAGM/IFMGA/IVBV is an International Association with qualified member countries from all over the world. Sweden is member in IFMGA with the organization SBO – Svenska Bergsguide Organisationen (Swedish Mountainguide Association). It takes about four years with structural training to become a certified Mountain Guide.
As a Mountain Guide you are internationally qualified to guide mountaineering, alpine offpist skiing, through glacier terrain, rock climbing, ice climbing, and backcountry ski touring. A mountain guide is capable to take any person in a secure, responsible and autonomous manner for activities specific to the profession.