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Ron Funderburke

Ron_FunderburkePosition: Senior Guide
AMGA Certifications Held: AMGA Certified Rock Guide, AMGA Certified Rock Instructor, AMGA Certified Single Pitch Instructor
Other Certifications Held: Wilderness First Responder, AIARE Level I
Employed by FMG Since: 2005

Evident in his climbing, Ron is a southerner by birth, born and raised in the Carolinas. In his free time, Ron has climbed extensively in the east and proudly calls North Carolina the best rock climbing state this side of the Mississippi. He received his B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Ron holds our Senior Guide position overseeing all FMG Guide training and weekly 'Professional Development Sessions' which are held 12 months of the year. He is an AMGA Certified Rock Guide and a member of the provider pool for the AMGA SPI and CWI programs.  He has also completed the AMGA Ice Instructor Course and is a Wilderness First Responder. Ron teaches most of our Technical Skills Courses and also the AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Programs.