Guide Partnerships

La Sportiva N.A. Inc. has partnered with a handful of premire guide services who offer the quality instruction and guided climbing and ski trips. Our preferred La Sportiva guide partners exclusively use La Sportiva footware for all of their services. In addition to our partners, we also have an extensive list of guide services we recommend for other custom guided trips and climbing or skiing instruction.

Preferred La Sportiva Guide Partners


The Colorado Mountain School has been guiding and instructing climbers and backcountry skiers for over 25 years and is Colorado's largest guide service and avalanche educator. The school is an American Mountain Guides Association accredited guide service and has more AMGA and International Federation of Mountain Guides Association certified guides than any other guide service in Colorado.
Top guide service destinations: Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Alaska’s Ruth Gorge and the European Alps




One of the top professional guide services in the USA, Exum Mountain Guides has provided mountain adventures since 1926. With Exum Guides you can create an adventure that includes rock or ice climbing, backcountry skiing, hut trip or ski mountaineering. For more information, visit their website via the link above. 

Top guide service destinations: Teton Range, Wind River Range, City of Rocks, Devil’s Tower and the Needles of SD


One of the most trusted Denali guide service since 1976, Mountain Trip is all about climbers guiding climbers in the Alaska Range and around the world on technical routes and in the big mountains. Mountain Trip is an Authorized Concessionaire of Denali National Park. For more information, click the logo above or here.

Top five guide service destinations: Denali/Alaska Range, Vinson Massif, Cho Oyu, Everest and Aconcagua







San Juan Mountain Guides is the premier provider of Ouray ice climbing, Ouray rock climbing, backcountry skiing instruction in the San Juans. San Juan Mountain Guides is the only guide service in Ouray, Colorado, aka- The Local Experts.




The Northwest Mountain School is a small climbing and skiing guide service started in 1994 and run by IFMGA - UIAGM certified guides Olivia Cussen and John Race. We are based in Leavenworth, WA and one of only two married couples in the US to be working together as IFMGA certified guides. We have a combined 32 years of guiding experience and have worked for many large guide services such as Rainier Mountaineering, Inc, International Mountain Guides, and Alpine Ascents International. The Northwest Mountain School is the umbrella under which we offer small group trips of the highest quality to the worlds premiere climbing and ski destinations.



Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School strives to bring its clients "Excellence in Guiding and Instruction". With rock climbing and ice climbing trips and guiding throughout the southeast including North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, and Georgia, these folks tailor to individuals, families, groups, beginners and experienced climbers.  Fox Mountain Guides offer skills courses and climbing classes at all experience levels for people seeking to expand their skills and knowledge. They also offer climbing Instructor training and certifications through the AMGA Climbing Wall Instructor and AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Programs.  Look out for the Fox Mountain Guides all over the souteast outfitted in the best La Sportiva footwear and the new Merak and Maia softshell jackets!







Alpine World Ascents is dedicated to making your time in the mountains a fond and most memorable experience. They are excited to share thier expertise with you and the large and growing number of guests that keep returning serves as testimony for what sets them apart from other guide outfits.  Alpine World Ascents exclusively works with AMGA or IFMGA trained/certified guides, providing the full spectrum of instructional and guiding services for all levels. They offer pre-scheduled trips and classes and specialize in custom building all their services to meet your specific needs and expectations.  AWA has something for everyone with a sense of adventure and a love for the mountains. Contact them now for your great mountain adventure!