HERNAN JOFRE


Born in Chile.
He is a proud father of two children. Namaste and Matteo.

Hernan is the founder of Bigfoot Patagonia and Antares expeditions. He arrived in Puerto Natales in 1996. He has been a member of different expeditions on Glacier Grey since 1997. Every season, he looks for the best and safest way to reach the Glacier. He has also been part of rock climbing expeditions in Torres del Paine national park; gaining an entire new experience in his life. His last project, which was the first expedition to reach the summit, was the Valley of D’Agostini located in Patagonia.

Today, he is still developing new projects to improve the outdoor experiences that we share with all our visitors at Bigfoot Patagonia base camp.

KIM PIZARRO


Operation and Receptionist at Base Camp Bigfoot
She was born in Melipilla, Chile.

She studied engineering in tourism management and since then, she understood her love for nature, defense of it and sustainability. Kim is a snowboard and slackline fan. In her free time, She loves running and trekking.

Her professional and personal motivation is to make brave visitors enjoy the Patagonian experience and the warmth of a great Bigfoot Patagonia team.

ALEXIS ROMO JELVES


Head Guide Kayak
Alexis is a local guide, born in 1981.

Certificated by Sea kayak alliance of guides in British Columbia, Canada as the best Kayak Guide of Chile in Patagonia. SKGABC level III Kayaker and WFR first aid responder.

After 10 years of hard work, Alexis has become the head kayak guide of Bigfoot Patagonia. He has formed a high quality level of Patagonian outdoor guides. He has focused on environmental conservation and social causes which acknowledge him as a future generation kayak guide trainer.

His leadership and endless self-training passion for cooking are the perfect complements for his team.

TADEO SOTOMAYOR


Head Ice Hike Guide
He was born in Puerto Natales - Chile.

Since the age of 14, Tadeo has been working, hiking, kayaking and gaining experience in the different trails of Torres del Paine national park.

He loves snowboarding, traveling and overcoming personal rock climbing challenges. All his passion is shared in every single excursion turning it into a unique experience for visitors.

AREK MYTKO


Kayak Guide
He was born in Polonia.

He’s an environmental engineer. Since 2002, he has been traveling passionately around the world. In 2005, he visited Patagonia and he, immediately, fell in love with this pristine place.

In 2006, he was the second Polish citizen who crossed the Paraná river, which is the eighth top longest rivers in the world. Arek likes to improve the experience of visitors sharing what he knows best– which is an adventure itself.

MIKY ALMONACID


Hike Guide
He was born in Puerto Natales - Chile.

As well as Tadeo, Miky started working, hiking and knowing Patagonia at the age of 14; usually working after the school and during his summer holidays, discovering at a very young age rock climbing, kayak, trekking.

Lately decided to focus on rock climbing and kayak, certificating to a professional level and improving himself. As a well-known rock climber in Patagonia, Miky enjoys sharing his stories and knowledge with keen visitors.

EDUARDO TAPIA


Hike Guide
He was born in Puerto Natales - Chile.

Being 13 years old, he started climbing mountains. His first jobs made him fell in love with his profound regional Patagonian roots.

He’s a chemical engineer; dreamer and passionate. Getting to know his district well, sharing his experiences and traditions with all visitors was something he had always dreamed about.

He has two big passions; the traditional rock climbing and his beautiful child, with whom he wants to share all the Patagonian knowledge he has acquired throughout his life.

Eduardo invites to all the visitors to have a unique Patagonian experience, share his personal profound passion and transmit all his knowledge to all of you.

RODRIGO PIZARRO


Kayak Guide
He was born in Puerto Natales - Chile.

Rodrigo loves the outdoor -always exploring new disciplines but rock climbing and kayaking are his passions. Kayaking through Patagonia has become his life adventure -a personal challenge.

His goal is to keep improving professionally to develop the best service to all our visitors in Patagonia.

CLAUDIO CARCAMO DIAZ


Kayak Guide
Born in the city of Puerto Natales - Chile.

Since he was a child, he discovered that he liked outdoor activities and sports. He decided to study Ecotourism when he knew, Kayak Crossing, was the sport that got a mark on him.

His restless personality took him to work on very extreme places on Magallanes, as Carlos III Island and Humpback Whales Sanctuary.

From passion to profession, today, together with his Kayak partners, he’s part of our staff giving his warmth of experience to our keen tourists.