Franklin Varela

Franklin is member of ASEGUIM since 2005 and director of the guide rescue team GRA (Grupo de Rescate ASEGUIM) since 2015. He counts with comprehensive experience in the Ecuadorian and the rest of the South American Andes. Amongst his most important ascents are Aconcagua’s South Face (Argentina), Alpamayo, Pirámide de Garcilazo, Huascaran, Esfinge (Peru), amongst others. As professional and certified mountain guide he leads international expeditions to all summits of Ecuador, also he was the personal guide of Ecuador’s president Rafael Correa. Furthermore he has a vast knowledge of Ecuador’s culture, history, flora & fauna whichis what makes him a great guide for your next adventure.