Who are they and what do they do? The mountain guide looks after mountaineering expeditions and tours, organising them and seeing to the provision of technical equipment.
What are the activities of the job? Accompanies walkers and climbers, provides advice and in critical cases also first aid.
Where is it done and under what conditions? The job is carried out in the mountains, frequently under extreme and variable weather conditions.
What tools/equipment do they use? Mountaineering and telecommunications equipment.
What do you need to succeed? You need physical fitness, skill and agility, and an ability to find your way in difficult terrain. This job can be physically demanding.