Created in 1964 in France. It is devoted to securing the training of adventure sports related to mountaineering, especially ski and alpinism.
It is a public autonomous institution. In the European context ENSA supports and amplifies all endeavors related to mountain safety.
ENSA and ASEGUIM’s relationship dates back to 1994 when 8 Ecuadorian guides received a full scholarship at ENSA and returned to Ecuador to spread their knowledge. In present times many other ASEGUIM guides have trained at ENSA.