Who to follow
Juan José Andrade: a climber, mountaineer, and trail runner with over 15 years of experience, Juan José has always centered his life around the mountains. He firmly believes that being in touch with nature reconnects us with our true essence and brings us back to a sense of home.
Originally hailing from Cuenca, the heart of the Ecuadorian Andes known as Pumapungo in Inca times, he is deeply connected to the region. His motivation lies in sharing transformative experiences through nature, firmly believing that there is much to learn and gain from the wisdom of our ancestors’ worldview.
He holds a strong belief in the power of collaborative efforts with native communities, seeing it as a path towards sustainable development.
As an eternal walker and learner, he continuously seeks growth and understanding through their experiences in nature.
You can find him on Instagram at @juanjoandradem