Angela Hawse

Angela Hawse


Angela Hawse is one of the few female IFMGA guides. She was the 6th in the U.S. and one of few women to sustain a full-time career as a technical guide. She has led over 25 high altitude expeditions all over the world, ski traversed Lapland from Sweden to Norway, ski guides in Antarctica and led an all-female ski descent of Mt. Elbrus in Russia. She owns Chicks Climbing and Skiing, is an Instructor Team Lead for the AMGA and works as a guide and avalanche forecaster for Telluride Helitrax. Angela has a Master’s Degree in International Mountain Conservation and is an educator and advocate of the environment with a long history of service work and giving back. In 2011 Angela was awarded the “AMGA Guide of the Year.”


Colorado, USA

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