Caroline Ciavaldini is a professional mountaineer
, who has taken a keen interest since the age of 12, and soon took part in competitions. After winning several gold medals in the indoor World Junior Champion
, she turned to outdoor climbing,
recording her adventures around the globe in photos and footage on her blog "Once Upon A Climb"
with her SO, James Pearson
. Constantly on the lookout for under explored mountains, on the move for 9 out of 12 months, she visited over 7 destinations
Bronze medallist in the Kaohsiung World Games in 2009
Climbing World Cup gold medallist in Chamonix in 2011
She can scale climbing routes of grade VIII and above
"When I climb a cliff, I pay no heed to grading, climbing is really a game for me."