Sajid Ali Sadpara, the first Pakistani mountaineer to summit Broad Peak without supplemental oxygen

Sajid Ali Sadpara
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Pakistani mountaineer Sajid Ali Sadpara, along with Russian mountaineer Alina Pekova, scaled the world’s 12th highest peak without supplemental oxygen or porters.

The report of Dawn newspaper, Sajid Ali Sadpara, the son of the late legendary mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara, set a new record by climbing the 8 thousand 51 meter peak Broad Peak without supplemental oxygen.

Sajid Ali Sadpara is the first Pakistani who has climbed 8 peaks above 8000 meters including Mt Everest, K2, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, Gesherbarm One, Gesherbarm Two, Broad Peak and Manaslu without supplemental oxygen and porter.

Apart from this, a team consisting of Jeena Meri, Pasdawa Sherpa and Nwang Sherpa from Nepal has managed to reach the summit of Gesherbarum Tu, the 13th highest mountain in the world, at 6 am on July 19.

Not only this, Polish mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel summited Gesherbrum on July 19 around 4 pm.

Nepalese mountaineer Jeena Meri, who has climbed 11 of the world’s highest peaks so far, was congratulated by a tour operator on this historic achievement.

Alpine Club of Pakistan secretary Karar Hydari told  that Pakistani woman climber Naila Kayani also reached Camp 3 of Broad Peak on July 19.




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