Alongside his older brother Eneko, Iker is half of one of the most successful climbing partnerships in the world. A diverse and daring climber who is as accomplished climbing on rock as he is tackling sport climbing, bouldering and big wall ascents, Iker’s success has earned him respect both in the climbing community and the wider public sphere.
Birthdate: February 5, 1977
Hometown: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Homebase: Mallorca and Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Favourite Book: The book “Garry Quebet” is very good!
Favourite Movie: La Isla Minima
Favourite Food: Spanish rice
Favourite Music: Punk
Biggest Dream: To find a big and beautiful wall in a remote unclimbed area.
How do I focus: If something motivates and inspires me, I have the capacity to put all my energy into that.
Best advice ever received: Always to try to be happy and never stop following your dreams.
What inspires you: The places that gives me good vibrations and positive energy. Good people and people that always try to be happy and push their limits.
Favourite fitness exercise: Surfing!
I don’t leave the house without my… The North Face DNP Jacket