The applicants went through a five-week training program for the first aspirant guide course. The training began on February 1st and took place in both Kathmandu and the Langtang mountain region. Sunar Bahadur Gurung, Pemba Gyalje Sherpa, Dorje Lama Sherpa, Lakpa Sherpa, Lam Babu Sherpa, Nima Sherpa, and Dr. Guy Dupperex were among the seven training facilitators. The session was attended by eighteen people. The association also conducted three-day long snow and avalanche training in the capital city starting 24th June, 2007. Fifteen individuals from different background participated in the training. The training facilitator was Jean Coudray from France.