Joshua Kling

Joshua Kling


CO, United States


IFMGA Mountain Guide, EMT-B


Josh Kling is an American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) Certified Ski, Alpine, and Rock guide as well as an IFMGA Licensed Mountain Guide. He has been a Pro ski patroller for close to ten years and with the local search and rescue team for close to 20 years. He is the Coordinator of Permitting and Programming for the Outdoor Pursuits program at Fort Lewis College, where he tries to do one major human-powered ski trip with college students a year. In 2019 it was a weeklong backcountry ski trip to Mt. Baker In WA, in Jan 2020 it was Hokkaido, Japan. He is the founder of Kling Mountain Guides (now San Juan Expeditions), and author of Backcountry Skiing Silverton. Josh has been working and playing in the San Juan Mountains around Silverton, CO for over 20 years.


IFMGA Licensed Mountain Guide

American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) Certified Single Pitch Instructor

AMGA Certified Alpine Guide 

AMGA Certified Rock Guide

AMGA Certified Ski Guide

AIARE Course Leader