João Garcia

João Garcia - Alpinismo

He began rock climbing at the age of 16, with the Guarda Mountaineering Club in the Serra da Estrela, and the following year he was already making his debut on the great snow and ice climbing in the Alps. It was the first Portuguese to climb the Everest, and has already conquered the highest peaks in the world without the use of artificial oxygen. He wrote several books and documentaries, and was awarded by the Portuguese State with the Commander of the Portuguese Honorary Order of Merit.