January 10, 2012

Romi Garduce successfully completes his Seven Summits Quest



The Philippines finally puts on record a historic feat in the elite adventure sport of mountaineering. This after renowned Filipino mountain climber Romi Garduce officially set foot atop Mt. Vinson Massif in the Antarctic Region on January 5 at 6:45pm, Antarctica time (January 6, 5:45am, Philippine time) – officially completing his historic “Seven Summit” quest after long 10 years.

According to news, Romi’s team has successfully reached the summit of 16,067-foot alpine mountain lying in the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains on a cold -26 degree Celsius weather.

Here’s the list of mountains conquered by Romi Garduce
Mt.Kilimanjaro in Africa (September 2002);
Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina (January 2005)
Mt. Everest in Nepal (May 2006)
Mt. Elbrus in Russia (August 2007)
Mt. McKinley or Denali Peak in North America (June 2008)
Mt. Kosciuszko in Australia (December 2008)
Mt. Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia (July 2011)
Mt. Vinson Massif in Antarctica (January 2012)


    Africa - Mt. Kilimanjaro (2002)- 5,895m
    Sept 2002.Garduch on top of Uhuru Peak, Kilimanjaro (Tanzania, East Africa)
    Sept 2002. Garduce on top of Uhuru Peak, Kilimanjaro (Tanzania, East Africa)
    Jan 1,2005. Summit of Aconcagua with Magnus (Sweden) and Pablo (Argentina), Andean Range Argentina.
     South America - Mt. Aconcagua (2005) - 6,960mJan 1,2005. Summit of Aconcagua with Magnus (Sweden) and Pablo (Argentina), Andean Range (Argentina)

    The Road to Everest
    Asia - Mt. Everest (2006) - 8,848mMay 2006 Mt. Everest Summit Photo

     Europe - Mt. Elbrus (2007) - 5,642m
    Aug27, 11.02am Local time - Romi made it on top of Mt Elbrus' West Peak 5642m (Highest in Europe). This is the 4th of the 7 SUMMITS!
    Aug27, 11.02am Local time - Romi made it to the top of Mt Elbrus' West Peak 5642m (Highest in Europe). This is the 4th of the 7 SUMMITS!

    North America - Denali Peak (2008) - 6,194m
    Post-summit picture of Mt. Denali climb
    Post-summit picture of Mt. Denali climb

    Australia and Oceana - Mt. Kosciuszko (Dec. 2008) *highest peak in Bass List - 2,228 m
    Dec 28,2008. On top of Mt. Kosciosko
    Dec 28,2008. On top of Mt. Kosciuszko

    Australia and Oceana - Carstensz Pyramid (July 2011) *highest peak in Messner List - 4,884m
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    July 22, 2011. Summit Photo



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