About Acadia Mountain Guides Inc
AMG was founded in 1993 and is owned by Jon Tierney. AMG operates a year round program of courses and guiding that extends from the sea side cliffs of Acadia to distant summits in South America and Asia. The school is AMGA accredited and all guide staff have participated in either PCIA or AMGA guide training and certification. Jon is an IMFGA guide who has served on the AMGA Board of Directors and the AMGA Technical Committee and was formerly an AMGA Instructor/Examiner. Jon is the current Educational Director of the Professional Climbing Instructor’s Association and was the original designer and catalyst behind of the AMGA Top Rope Site Manager (Single Pitch) program from 1997-2004. Jon is a LifeFlight of Maine paramedic and teaches at the community college. During the summer, AMG operates primarily out of Bar Harbor, ME – home to Acadia National Park and the summer camps start/stop in Orono, ME. Bar Harbor is a busy resort town similar to North Conway, Estes Park, or Jackson Hole.