His summit success includes Broad Peak (July 26), Mt K2 (July 24), Gasherbrum II
(July 18), Gasherbrum I (July 15), Nanga Parbat (July 3), Mt Makalu (May 24), Mt Everest (May 22), Mt Lhotse (May 22), Mt Kanchenjunga (May 15), Mt Dhaulagiri (May 12) and Mt Annapurna (April 23).
The ACP also quoted Maria Cardell as saying that her husband Denis Urubko, who has already summited Gasherbrum II
, plans to open a new route on the mountain.
Pakistani Mountaineer Mohammad Faheem Pasha to scale Gasherbrum II
During the summer before her ordeal she had tackled two other climbs in the Himalayas exceeding 26,300ft, Gasherbrum II
and Cho Oyu.
LAHORE -- Pakistani mountaineer Mohammad Faheem Pasha is all set to scale Gasherbrum II
, the 13th highest mountain in the world, this summer.
She was the first American woman to summit the 8,000-meter Gasherbrum II
, in Pakistan, in 1994 -- which Fox once said in an interview with Rock and Ice was her greatest accomplishment -- and then Cho Oyu in 1995.
Some major achievements that he racked up over his career include Gasherbrum I (8068m) in 1992, K2 (8611m) in 1995, Paso peak in 1996, Gasherbrum II
(8035m) in 1998 and 1999 and Broad Peak Rocky Summit (8030m) in 2001.
Pakistan alone hosts 5 of them: K2(8,611m), Nanga Parbat(8,126m), Gasherbrum 1(8,080m), Broad Peak(8,051m) and Gasherbrum II
Renowned mountaineer Hassan Sadpara, who passed away in 2016, was the only Pakistani to have climbed six of the world's tallest mountains including Mt Everest (8848m), K2 (8611m), Gasherbrum I (8080m), Gasherbrum II
(8035m), Nanga Parbat (8126m) and Broad Peak (8051m).
The development of tourism in the region of the Karakorum has been influenced in large part by the geographic conditions, most notably by the high concentration of tall mountains - four of them above 8000 m: K2 (8611m), Gasherbrum I (8063m), Broad Peak (8047m) and Gasherbrum II
Hassan Sadpara was the first Pakistani mountaineer who climbed six high mountains, including the world highest peak Everest, K2, Gasherbrum I, Gasherbrum II
, Nanga Parbat and Broad Peak.