Alex Găvan


A leading Romanian high altitude climber, Alex Găvan reached six 8000 m summits in the Himalayas by fair means, meaning without supplemental oxygen and high-altitude porters. To Alex, “climbing mountains outside is climbing mountains inside“.  After surviving the earthquake and the Everest avalanche on April 25, he initiated “Joy for Nepal”, a humanitarian campaign for the people of the Himalayas: . He is also deeply involved in many environmental issues.