Juliana has been mountaineering in Ecuador since she was 15 years old, accomplishing much in her career. She has climbed mountains and walls in the Andes, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, as well as in Pakistan, Alaska, Greenland, the United States and the Alps. Among her distinguished successes, opening a new route in Peru: HK, on the north face of Huandoy East, TD + V + M3/4 which made the 2013 list of climbs for the “Piolet d’or”. Also recently in the summer of 2016 she opened a new route in Bolivia together with Anna Pfaff, they named this route: ¨La ruta del Solsticio¨ North-East of Tiquimani (5.519.m) 1600 meter 5.10b R.
Juliana is a certified Mountain Guide by ASEGUIM/IFMGA. She has guided in several countries around the world, as a climber, Juliana was President of the Ecuadorian Association of Mountain Guides, ASEGUIM, and is currently on the board of directors of the IFMGA. Juliana is an AIARE instructor and is part of the Ecuador Avalanche Education Group MSi (mountain safety info).