KARACHI: two Pakistani female climbers created history on Friday morning reaching the top of 2nd highest peak of in worldK2 with a height of 8611 meters.
Samina Baig conquered the mighty K2 with with her team members and became first ever Pakistani woman to climb a mountain. Following Samina, Nailya Kiani climbed to the top, becoming second.
No other Pakistani woman has been able to achieve this before.
Several other climbers from various countries, including climbers from Oman, Lebanon, Iran and Taiwan, have conquered the summit. on Friday morning.
The climb to the top started late last night like soon like fastening a rope teams completed their work and first group reached the summit of K2 around 3 am in night.
team of Pakistan 31-year-old climber Samina Baig confirmed that she, along with with other Pakistani climbers summited K2 at 7:42 am PST. on Friday.
“We are extremely proud to announce that Samina Baig with her strong Pakistani team, successfully climbed to the top of the world’s most exciting and dangerous mountain, known as wild mountain – worldx second and Pakistan’s highest mountain K2 at 8,611 meters this morning at 7:42 am,” Samina said in a statement. team on the ground.
“Grateful and happy that K2 allowed her to stand on top of this incredible mountain,” the statement said. added.
Samina Beig is from remote village of Gilgit valley Shimshal. In 2013 she became first Pakistani woman to scale the worldx highest peak, Mount Everest.
The rest of the members to climb with Samina includes Eid Muhammad, Bulbul Karim, Ahmed Baig, Rizwan Dada, Waqar Ali and Akber Hussain Sadpar.
less than three hours after the feat of Samina, the Pakistani Naila Kiani reached the top.
“Yes, Allhamdolillah,” Nailya wrote to this correspondent. via satellite connection device confirming its peak.
Sohail Sahi from Pakistan and Sirbaz Ali Khan also climbed K2 along with Naila.
Aim for the top of all 14 eight-thousanders in 6 months
More than 50 climbers have conquered the peaks of K2. on Friday morning. Among them is Kristin Harila from Norway. who reached the top of K2 between 2:30 and 4:00 and has since returned to a safe camp.
Harila strives to conquer all 14 eight-thousanders in six months. It was her 8th such summit. in less than 3 months. If she succeeds, she will first woman in in world conquer all peaks in one season.
She was joined Christine A. Bennett from the USA, Frank Locke from Norway and Lilia Janowska from Canada. They were supported team of mountain guides, including the Pakistani Fida Ali, with Nepalese Pema Chhiring Sherpa, Dawa Onju Sherpa, Pemba Tasi Sherpa, Dawa Dorchi Sherpa, Dawa Wongju Sherpa and Pemba Dorchi Sherpa.
Youngest woman to summit K2 without oxygen
In other development29-year-old Tseng Ko-Er, who is also known as Grace Tseng, climbed the mountain without using supplemental oxygen and became the youngest woman in in world to do this. She is now also in first The Taiwanese have ever stood on top of K2.
The organizers of her expedition announced that their trio team It has just made it’s upstairs of in the world second highest mountain. They reached the top of Mount K2 at 7:35 am Pakistani time.
Two other members of in team were Nima Gyalzen Sherpa and Nyingma Dorje Tamang. of Nepal.
Climbers from Iran and Oman on the summit of K2
Afsane Hesamifard from Iran and Nadira Alharti from Oman became first ever climbers from their respective countries climb K2. They were part of hikes to the seven peaks team and reached the top just a little hours after fixing the rope. team also Among them is Chinese climber He Jing. who climbed a mountain without supplemental oxygen.
Other members of seven peaks team Among them are Monika Witkowska from Poland, Vladimir Kotlyar from Russia and Mingtemba Sherpas from Nepal, Pasang Sherpas, Fura Tsering Sherpas and Ngima Sherpas.
In another group to the top of K2 on Friday morning, Nelly Attar – Lebanese of Arab descent – successfully climbed K2. She was accompanied by American Terray Ellington Sylvester, Argentinean Claudio Cocho Javier and Estonian Chrisli Melesk.
Together with them, Inayat Ali from Pakistan also climbed K2. Nepali Sherpa Aang Phurba, Siddhi Bahadur Tamang, Sherpa Dorji Giljen, Sherpa Kamdorji, Sherpa Lakhpa Wongchu, Sherpa Mingdonji, Sherpa Lakpa Bhote, Sherpa Rinji, Sherpa Tamba and Sherpa Lakpa – who everyone was a part of Madison Climbing – also Today early in the morning I climbed K2.
Pakistani climber doing history
Meanwhile, Pakistani climber Ahmed Hussein made history when he climbed to the top of G2 in just fourteen hours from base camp.
Summit dedicated to Ali Sadpara
Another female climber, Stefi Troget from Andorra, also reached the top of K2. She climbed to the top second highest peak without supplemental oxygen. She sent a text via satellite connection with confirm its top is at 10:45.
“I can’t believe it. I on top of K2 without O2. The hardest thing I’ve ever done,” she said.
“This summit for Sergi, Ali and Antonios,” said the climber, dedicating the summit to the late Sergi Mingote, Ali Sadpar and Antonio Atanas, fallen heroes. of Winter expedition K2.