Marc Chauvin and Rob Coppolillo are both certified by the International Federation of Mountain Guides Association (IFMGA). Chauvin helped create the American Mountain Guides Association in the 1990s and has assisted in developing their curricula over the past 25 years. He's currently the senior member of the AMGA Instruction Team. Coppolillo has written for Climbing and Skiing, and is a contributing editor for Elevation Outdoors magazine. He is the author of Holy Spokes: A Biking Bible for Everyone.
With this book Marc and Rob have compiled years of guide knowledge into one location destined to become the best reference for advanced recreational climbers and guides alike. Whether you are looking to work on multi-pitch efficiency or prep and review information for taking AMGA Guide courses, this book is the best single resource available. This book is one of my favorite resources and is a "must pack" when I travel to train and examine guides. --Dale Remsberg, Technical Director, the American Mountain Guides Association