Sean Villanueva : Yes, I didn’t tell anyone, otherwise they would have thought I was mad !
In the shadow of Fitz Roy ©Sean Villanueva
S.V. : I had been wanting to do a solo climb for a while. I get a lot of inspiration from Silvia Vidal’s climbs, her philosophy, her approach to the mountain and spending long periods of time on the wall. I wanted to be up there with just myself. I have so many amazing climbing partners that it wasn’t easy to leave on my own! Joking aside, I could have found someone, but I really wanted to spend time up there all alone.
I had been wanting to do a solo climb for a while
S.V. : I’ve been stuck in Patagonia since the 10th of January 2020. Nico [Favresse] managed to leave before the pandemic, but I wasn’t able to leave and all the flights got cancelled. I could have gotten back with help
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