A lifelong fascination with the mystery of the mountains has driven Eneko to a stunning range of outdoor achievements, from free climbs and high-altitude expeditions to ice climbs and extreme ski descents. The older brother of fellow climber Iker, he is part of the most successful climbing partnership in the modern era. According to Eneko, his brother is the ‘action man’ and he is the ‘thinker.’
Birthdate: March 17, 1974
Hometown: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain
Homebase: Mallorca and Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Favourite Book: The last good one was “El Corazon Helado”
Favourite Movie: “The Name of the Rose”, “Fargo” and, most recently, “Youth”.
Favourite Music: Joaquin Sabina and Bruce Springsteen
Favourite Food: Spanish omelette
Biggest Dream: To climb a new big face of rock and ice and then ski down the other side.
Best advice ever received: Life is short and you have to live intensely and enjoy the moments.
Words to live by: Be patient and appreciate the little things.
Favourite other fitness exercise: Mountain biking.
I don’t leave the house without my… The North Face Super Flux Hoodie Jacket