Marco Camandona Marco Camandona lives in the Aosta Valley, Italy, and is married with Barbara. He is a renowned climber, alpine guide, ski mountaineering masterand federal trainer.He is as well referee of the International Ski Mountaineering Federation and member of the Aosta Valley Alpine Rescue.
Marco climbed the most challenging routes of the Alps, from Monte Bianco to the Dolomiti. Marco climbed the most challenging routes of the Alps, from Monte Bianco to the Dolomiti. Since 1996 he attended more than 20 expeditions and undertook adventure travels all over the world, by climbing five of the highest peaks of the world. For seven times he climbed one of the main 8,000 peaks without the help of the oxygen.
Marco is one of the few people in the world that climbed the three world highest mountains: the Everest (8,850 mt) in 2010, the K2 (8,610 mt) in 2000, the Kangchenjunga (8,586) in 2014. He climbed as well the terrific Annapurna (8,091 mt) in 2006 and the Makalu (8,463 mt) in 2016.
In 2015 Marco committed himself to a humanitarian project in Nepal, by creating with his team the non-profit organization “Sanonami”, meaning “little child” in nepalese. The commitment is addressed to alone children and to families in financial difficulties. The goal is to create a group home where people can find hot meals, accommodation and support.