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Charity auction of a mountain suit by climber João Garcia benefits the Salvador charity.
João Garcia is the best Portuguese climber of all time, the only one that climbed to Everest. It was the 10th climber from all over the world to have climbed all 14 mountains with more 8000 meters.
It is a historical fact that he has risen 6 mountains above 8,000 meters, including the most difficult in the world, K2 where only 340 men were (and 77 died trying) which makes this mountain the most difficult sport challenge World.
Scaled mountains with this suit:
2006 – Kanchenjunga (8586m)
2006 – Shisha Pangma (8013m)
2007 – K2 (8611m)
2008 – Makalu (8463m)
2008 – Broad Peak (8047m)
2009 – Manaslu (8163m)
Proceeds will revert to the Association Salvador whose mission is to promote the integration of people with motor disabilities in society and improve their quality of life.