The Rise Study: An exploration of risk, inclusion and psychological safety in mountain guiding and avalanche processions worldwide.

New international study seeks guides and avalanche workers to participate. 

In 2019 a study on culture in the Canadian avalanche and guiding profession revealed harassment and discrimination. The Rise Study seeks to dig deeper. 

It is an inquiry into inclusion, psychological safety, and risk in the avalanche and guiding profession worldwide.

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The Rise Study is funded through the Australian Centre for Culture, Environment, Society & Space at the University of Wollongong. With collaboration and support from the IFMGA, AMGA, CMH, CAA and ACMG.