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Felipe Jacome

Felipe Jacome

Guide: Ecuador

Felipe has been guiding for us in Ecuador for the past five years. In addition to his vast climbing experience in his native Ecuador, he has traveled and climbed extensively throughout South America and Europe. He has worked for WMI of NOLS, as a Wilderness Medicine Instructor since 2006. For the past 4 years has been the Executive Director for the MINGAI Foundation: an Ecuadorian Non-Profit Organization in charge of teaching Wilderness Medicine Courses, Outdoor Education and Safety courses. Executive Director since Feb 2007.

Significant Ascents

Ecuador Volcanoes
Peru: Huascaràn Sur
Pisco Oeste
Bolivia: Tarija-Bolivia,
Pequeño Alpamayo
Pirámide Blanca
Huayna Potosi
Ancohuma, Aguja Yacuma
Pico Schulze
‘Pico de los Guías’
Pico sin nombre (Illampu-massif)
Quimsa Cruz, Illampu
Ice waterfalls in Murarata
Spanish Pyrenees: Torre de Marfil. 120m 6a
Agujas de Comalestorres: ‘Laura’ 270m 6b,A2
Paret D’Escales: ‘Miña Terra Galega’ 120m 6a A1e
Paret D’Escales: ‘Sobao Pasiego’ 120m, 6a
Cavallers El Casco sector: ‘the exploited climbers’ 40m 6a+,
Peña Montañesa: 250m 6a A1+
Hospitalet – Benasque
‘sólo es un quinto’ 35m 6a+
‘un ecuatoriano en Benasque’ 25 m V and ‘querido profesor’ 25m V+
Swiss Alps: WeissKugel, Gschnitzer Tribulaun.
Italy: Sport rock climbs in Arco y Lago di Garda.
Eslovaquia: Chopok-Tatras.


Catholic University of Quito, Bachelor degree in Geography and Ecotourism.
International Mountain Guide UIAGM/IFMGA (International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations).
Ecuadorian Mountain Guides Association Guide-ASEGUIM
Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician-Instructor

The guides are first rate. Jose Luis, Renee, Javier and Pepe all had strong mountain skills and good people skills, the combination I feel makes for a great climbing trip. I can not say enough about Jose Luis!

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