Juliana Garcia

    Juliana Garcia

    Guide: Ecuador

    Juliana started climbing the mountains of Ecuador at fifteen years old.  Since then, she has climbed and guided many mountains and big walls throughout the Andes, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, as well as in Pakistan, Alaska, United States and the Alps.   She became the first female Ecuadorian certified IFMGA mountain guide and served as the President of the Association of guides for 6 years.  She is currently one of the instructors of the Ecuadorian guiding school ESGUIM.  Juliana is also a Patagonia Brand Ambassador and an AIARE Avalanche Education Instructor.

    Among her many climbing achievements is a first ascent of the north face of Huandoy East in the Peruvian Andes rated at TD + V + M3/4.   She and her climbing partner, Joshua Jarrín, were recognized for this visionary ascent in the 2012 list of climbs chosen by the organization “Piolet d’or”.  More recently, she and Anna Pfaff put up another first ascent in Bolivia named  ¨La ruta del Solsticio¨ on the northeast face of Tiquimani  rated 5.10b R. in the summer of 2016.

    Certifications

    Wilderness First Responder / CPR
    AIARE Course Instructor
    IFMGA Guide

    ifmga

    Definitely enjoyed the expedition and everyone involved. This was our first time climbing with Alpine Ascents. Everything was well organized and accommodations far exceeded expectations.

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