Calgary man climbs tallest peaks on seven continents

With a New Year’s Day climb of Antarctica’s Mount Vinson, a Calgary man has hit the pinnacle of climbing feats, reaching the seven highest points on all seven of Earth’s continents.

Laval St. Germain embarked on a 1,20...

January 1, 2019

A Calgary adventurer has reached the seven highest points on all seven of Earth's continents. January 1, 2019 Laval St. Germain climbed to Mount Vinson's 4,852 metre peak. 

December 5, 2018

Via CBC Radio The Eyeopener Calgary with David Gray and Angela Knight - 

We reach Laval St. Germain by satellite phone hunkered down in his tent, ten days into his solo ski across Antarctica. Listen to the interview here

Laval St. Germain is the only Canadian to have climbed Mount Everest without the use of supplemental oxygen, the only person to have climbed and skied Iraq's highest peak, and the holder of the fastest ever crossing of the North Atlantic Ocean by solo ocean row boat fr...

He’s climbed Everest without supplemental oxygen. Crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a record 53 days in a rowboat. Climbed the tallest mountain on six of Earth’s seven continents.

That means there’s one that Calgarian Laval St. Germain, 49, hasn’t summited and he’s looking...

October 25, 2018

It’s no secret Calgary is home to some interesting people — we are perfectly situated at the foothills of the Rockies, where cowboys and mountaineers collide with Wild West flair. But there is one person who quite possibly deserves the title of Calgary’s Most Interesti...

A self-described outdoor athlete and adventurer plans to complete his goal of scaling the highest summit of every continent and hopes his undertaking will inspire others and raise funds for the Alberta Cancer Foundation.

“I’m going to go to Antarctica in November, which...

He’s climbed Mount Everest. He’s rowed across the Atlantic Ocean. Now... Calgary's Laval St. Germain is setting his sights south. He’s skiing to the South Pole AND climbing the highest peak in Antarctica. Watch story HERE.

August 30, 2018

Laval St. Germain from Calgary is a world-record holding adventurer who plans to ski solo to the South Pole, followed by the ascent of Antarctica’s tallest peak while raising funds for cancer.

St. Germain is one of Canada’s top explorers and his next expedition is calle...