Australian Patron  - Gavin Vickers

Gavin is a sought after speaker for his insight into what it is like to climb the worlds highest mountains and succeed while many around him fail. As well as Mt Everest, Gavin has climbed several other peaks including:

  • Lhotse (8516m) Nepal (Expedition Leader)
  • Mt Cook (3754m) and several other 3000+ peaks in New Zealand
  • Lobuche East (6000m) Nepal
  • Ama Dablam (6756m) Nepal
  • Mt Cho Oyu (8201m) Tibet (Climbed without oxygen)

Gavin grew up in Cessnock in the Hunter Valley in NSW, Australia. Gavin became a patron after visiting the Umbrella childcare homes in Kathmandu in 2013.

Gavin can be contacted at

Everest 2010

Visiting Umbrella 2012