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Ekaitz Maiz

Spanish nationality
37 years old
I start climbing in 1992 and I've never stopped. I climb on boulders, I do sport climbing and also mountaineering. Now, I'm motivated about difficult alpin line to climb.
« My best experience would be what you feel when you are in the mountain or after an intense effort. »

INTERVIEW
+ What are the 3 most beautiful routes in climbing you achieved ?
- Begi puntuan 9a en etxauri
- Amaiur 1522 8c en etxauri
- Harri gosea 9a en etxauri
+ Who do you prefer mountaineering with ?
With someone who share the same motivation and the same objective and if we both have the same level it would be the best, it is an added value to the roped party.
+ Who do you prefer climbing with ?
With friends who climb in a chill atmosphere.
+ Your best time in mountain ?
My best experience would be what you feel when you are in the mountain or after an intense effort.
+ And the worst in mountaineering ?
The trip to norway in February 2014.
+ And the worst in climbing ?
There is not only one bad experience. I would say that the thing which disturbs me the most is the effect of the urbanisation on climbing, you can find campfire, music in the mountain...
+ What do you like to do when you’re not mountaineering or climbing ?
There is not only one bad experience. I would say that the thing which disturbs me the most is the effect of the urbanisation on climbing, you can find campfire, music in the mountain...
+ What’s your involvement with the Millet design center ?
I will try to give my best to Millet, giving new ideas to improve the products.
+ How do you feel mountaineering will evolve in the next years ?
I think that there is always new challenges every day and it will go on. I also think that the style is now a plus and climbers would adopt a "cleaner" style.
+ How do you feel climbing will evolve in the next years ?
I think that clumbing is now a mass sport and it would be necessary to regulate it, as it happened in Hueco Tanks for instance. Fortunately, some savage and quiet place to climb still exist.
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