Why is a guide not listed with IPGA?
IPGA Polar Guide endorsement signifies that a person has met strict eligibility requirements and has been deemed suitable to guide polar expeditions
However a guide may not be listed with IPGA because:
- the guide has not applied for endorsement or his/her application is being processed
- the guide is a regional specialist and does not satisfy the requirements for IPGA's combined sea-ice and land-ice endorsement
- the guide may not have the appropriate skills and/or experience to qualify for IPGA endorsement