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. www.mingai.org

Significant Ascents

Ecuador Volcanoes
Peru: Huascaràn Sur
Vallunaraju
Quitaraju
Pisco Oeste
Chacraraju.
Bolivia: Tarija-Bolivia,
Pequeño Alpamayo
Pirámide Blanca
Sajama
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.

Certifications

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 training prior to the climbs was excellent. The glacier travel, cramponing and crevasse rescue practice was more extensive than I have received on some major expeditions!

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Women’s-Specific Climbing Tips

    It’s Not Awkward, It’s Reality As adults, we’ve got our bathroom & “private part” habits down. We know how to keep ourselves comfortable, clean, and efficient. But what happens when we step into the backcountry for the day? For several nights? For a month-long expedition? For those heading into the backcountry with a female anatomy, […]

  • Gear Review: Fozzils Bowls

    By Mike Hawkins It has been a long day – one of the most demanding climbing days you have ever experienced. Your legs are wrecked. Your back is sore and you have small bruises on your hips from your hipbelt. You have sunscreen caked into every nook and cranny, but even that didn’t keep you […]

  • Gear Review: The North Face Phantom 50 pack

    By Mike Hawkins “Man, this is a really great pack…” I said it over and over for months until my wife had finally had enough of it. She had to get one for herself.  While 50 liters is a little small for most multi-day mountaineering and winter ski tours, the small size is plenty versatile […]

Partners & Accreditations

Alpine Ascents International is an authorized mountain guide service of Denali National Park and Preserve and Mount Rainier National Park.
© Copyright 2020 All Rights Reserved. Alpine Ascents International