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Reaching the top of the Seven Summits - the highest summit of each continent - and standing on the North and South Poles is the ultimate challenge after years of successfully climbing big mountains around the world and an exciting opportunity to achieve a long term goal working in a team effort with our sponsors.
It is a true test of the human spirit based on passion and motivation!
Horacio Galanti has climbed the highest summit on each continent, and traveled by foot to both poles, as part of his quest to complete the Grand Slam of Mountaineering: 7 summits & 2 poles. Come hear about Horacio's adventures will taking a virtual trip around the world, in this live, multi-media presentation.
On May 2013, Horacio Galanti reached the summit of Mt. Everest, and the final phase of the 7 Summits Project took shape. In April 2014 Horacio headed to the North Pole, to complete a full 42 Km marathon on the ice and trekking to the 90 degree Latitude North, with a temperature of 50 C below zero.Continuing his quest, Horacio then traveled to Papua / New Guinea and summited the Carstensz Pyramid in an expedition back to the Stone Age!
Finally, in a combined polar expedition to Antarctica, Horacio climbed Mount Vinson - highest peak of Antarctica - and then, in a ski traverse in the polar plateau, battling frostbite, katabatic winds and a brutal wind chill of - 70 C he reached the geographic South Pole, 15 years after he initiated this project.
In 2019, Horacio then returned to Mt. Everest to complete a second climb of the famous mountain. This time, he he climbed Mt. Everest starting in the very remote reaches of Tibet, summitting on May 23, 2019.
Horacio also holds the Guinness World Record for the highest online banking transaction. He is also an accomplished ultra-marathon runner and leads an organization with over 1000 employees.
A life in the mountains ... and a passion to travel and to explore the most remote corners of Planet Earth.
Bar service and light snacks will be available for this event.
More information on Horacio's adventures can be found at www.7summits2poles.com