Juliana has been mountaineering in Ecuador since the age of 15,  she was trained as a guide in Ecuador, holding the ASEGUIM/UIAGM certification.

As a climber, she has summited peaks in the Andes, Perú, Bolivia, Colombia, climbing around USA, etc.. Juliana has achieved a lot in her climbing career so far with the most distinguished of her successes being the opening of a new route in the Peruvian Andes: HK, on the North face of East Huandoy, with difficulties of TD+ V+ M3/4. Juliana achieved the opening of this new route alongside Joshua Jarrin, This route was included in the 2012 list of climbs chosen by the organization “Piolet d’ Or†(Golden Ice Ax), 2013 edition.

She is currently working on obtaining her ski guiding status to ultimately become an UIAGM fully certified guide.

Juliana is currently president of the Ecuadorian Mountain Guides Association as well as an ambassador for Patagonia.

Juliana holds the AIARE instructor qualification.