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Juan P. Villagra
Guest Instructor

Born and raised in Argentina, Juan has guided and climbed extensively throughout Patagonia, Argentina, Brazil, Spain, and the United States. He has many first ascents in the central Andes and several solo ascents including Mt. Cuerno’s Southeast face, Grand Teton’s Direct Exum, and El Capitan’s the Nose. To date, Juan has successfully guided seven expeditions to the summit of Aconcagua via three different routes. Juan is a professional member of the American Mountain Guides Association.

Education and Certifications: Certified AADED (Argentina Climbing Association) Rock Climbing Instructor; Certified EPGAMT (High Mountain and Trekking Guides School, Argentina) High Mountain Guide; Certified Wilderness First Responder; Level 1 AMGA Alpine Guides Course; Level 1 Avalanche