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controled epilepsy and guiding


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Daniel Cederberg · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Oct 2015 · Points: 0

i was wondering if there is anything inhibiting me becoming a climbing guide if i have a controlled case of epilepsy? also are there any climbers that have epilepsy and can share there experience with climbing.

20 kN · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Feb 2009 · Points: 1,348
Daniel Cederberg wrote:i was wondering if there is anything inhibiting me becoming a climbing guide if i have a controlled case of epilepsy? also are there any climbers that have epilepsy and can share there experience with climbing.
You could check with the AMGA to see what their requirements are as well as some local guiding shops in your area.
Lee St · · Dallas, Ga. · Joined Aug 2016 · Points: 0

I have epilepsy and have no issues at all.

Maureen Maguire · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Feb 2008 · Points: 0

Have a driver's license? Go for it

Yury · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Oct 2014 · Points: 0

You are OK, as long as you tell your clients, your employer and your insurance company.

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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