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Guide or Lifeguard?

When private clients hire professional guides to take them into the world's wild places, who's to blame when things go wrong? A number of deadly mishaps in recent years have brought this question to the forefront. (See "Need to Know" in the April 2002 issue of Adventure for the sobering details.)

How much responsibility do guides hold for protecting their clients?

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