After finishing his studies, he entered to the work world where he worked as software engineer for many years. Parallel, he practiced paragliding for 10 years in Santiago.
In 2004, he began the practice of mountaineering, rock and ice climbing. To date, he has participated in several expeditions, and made ascents in the high altitude desert, the central mountains and the Chilean Patagonia.
In 2005, his passion for mountaineering led him to do his job. He worked as a mountain guide in the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park, making countless ascents to Osorno Volcano.
Since 2006 he has worked as a glacier technician guide and mountain trekking guide in Torres del Paine National Park and in Dientes de Navarino in Cape Horn.
In 2008, he worked as an assistant guide in Antarctica on a tourism Russian ship.
Carlos has all the license the Chilean law required, first aid certification (Wilderness First Responder), VHF radio and satellite communicator InReach.