Felipe Proano

Professional Rock and Mountain climber, first ascensionist and explorer.

“It is not the years in your life that count, but the life in your years.” 


Felipe Proano is an all around climber with 20 years of experience. He is an Isopure Athlete, the founder of the Andean Access Foundation, host of the Reel Rock Tour for South America, an AMGA Apprentice Rock Guide, ACE Personal Trainer, author of the books ‘Rock Climbing in Ecuador’ and member of The Explorers Club. He is credited with dozens of first ascents in South America, repetitions in Colorado, Alaska, Arizona, Wyoming, more than 28 successful Big Wall ascents, and more than 16 expeditions to remote locations.


What are the biggest highlights of your career?

The ascents of El Capitan (Yosemite, CA), Mt. Barrille (AK), The Incredible Hulk (CA), La Esfinge record time (Peru), amongst others, plus first ascents (first person in history to climb a wall or mountain) in remote locations of the Andes including the first historical ascent of the 1500ft tall south face of mount Ango Raju located in a remote corner of the country of Peru. Honorary member of The Explorers Club based out of New York City, and Men’s Health: The Ultimate Guy top 3 finalists in 2023. 

How do Isopure products help you dig deeper and reach your nutrition and performance goals?

Isopure has been with me on more than 28 expeditions to remote locations for more than 10 years! Measuring and making sure I meet my daily protein intake whether I’m in the city or in base campdays away from any help or civilization, Isopure is my main companion. It is nutritionally rich, easy to carry and has great taste! On my day to day, I enjoy many forms of Isopure since I wake up and make some coffee, to an after workout shake, and a before bed refuel.

Felipe's Favorite Product

Pack in high-quality protein, without packing on the carbs. Just pick your level: Zero Carb or Low-Carb (which also has ZERO sugar), both with 25 grams of 100% pure whey protein isolate per scoop and added vitamins and minerals—to help you perform at your peak. It’s made with naturally occurring and added glutamine—and always without gluten, lactose or fillers. Available in a wide range of flavors so you can mix up some seriously tasty and dynamic recipes.

Felipe's Favorite Recipe
Dalgona Coffee