ISLAMABAD: With his latest feat Sirbaz Khan on Saturday became first pakistani have climbed ten of in the world14 peaks over 8,000 meters (26,247 feet).
Khan stood on top of 8,586 meters (28,169 ft) Kangchenjunga (Kangchenjunga), world third-highest peak, at 7:00 (local time) on Saturday (01:15 GMT) with other members of a team”, Alpine Club of Pakistan, the nation-staterun body climbing said in statement.
Peak lies on Indian-Nepalese border.
Originally from the picturesque Hunza valley of northern Gilgit-Baltistan region, which borders neighboring China, 32-year-old Khan has just started his climbing career in 2016.
In 2019 he became first Pakistani conquered Mount Lhotse world fourth-highest mountain at 8,516 meters (27,940 ft), from Nepal without using extra oxygen.
In addition, he climbed the 8,125 meters (26,657 ft) summit of Nanga Parbat. in 2017 8,611 meters (28,251 ft) K2 in 2018 and in 2019, Broad Peak, which boasts height of 8,163 meters (26,782 ft).
Earlier this year climbed Mount Anapurna at 8,091 meters (26,545 ft), Gasherbrum II at 8,035 meters (26,362 ft), and Mount Everest at 8,848 meters (29,029 ft). world’s highest peak.
Khan hopes to be first from Pakistani to climb all 14 of in the world highest peaks. This summer he plans to climb Mount Makaluon border between Nepal and Chinese Tibet region) and Gasherbrum-1 (in Pakistani-occupied Kashmir).