Climber Shehroze Kashif adds another feather to his cap, summits world’s 4th-highest peak – Pakistan

Less than two weeks after climbing Mount Kanchenjunga, climber Sherose Kasif climbed Mount Lhotse (8,516 m), the world’s fourth highest peak in Nepal on Monday.

Kashif, 20, from Lahore, was part of the Seven Summit Treks expedition that took him to the summit directly from Camp 3. The young climber and his team started their summit on Sunday.

The feat comes days after Kasif conquered Mount Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world. He set a record as the youngest climber to climb the world’s three largest peaks, Everest (8,849 m), K2 (8,611 m), and Kanchenjunga (8,586 m).

He is also the youngest Pakistani to climb Broad Peak (8,047 m) at the age of 17. He used auxiliary oxygen when climbing Broad Peak, Everest and K2.

His first ascent was when he was 11 years old when he climbed Makra Peak (3,885 m), followed by Musa Ka Musalla (4,080 m).

Continuing to train for longer and tougher treks, I trekked to Gondogoro La K2 base camp at age 14 and was able to complete the trek to the Khurdo Pin Pass (5,800m) at age 15. At 18, he did the Khusar Gang, a 6,050m peak alpine style.

Abdul Josh climbs to the top of Everest

Meanwhile, Gilgit-Baltistan climber Abdul Josh successfully climbed Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, on Monday morning.

A native of Hunza’s Shimshal Valley, Joshi was part of a 13-man expedition team led by Imagine Nepal’s Nepalese mountaineer Mingma Gyalje Sherpa (Mingma G).

Dawa Futi Sherpa, Manager of Imagine Nepal, said: The team includes Abdul Joshi, Liu Wenwei, Hai Qiannan, Feng Jianfei and Zhan Xiongchang from China, Anna Surysheva from Russia, Nathan Peter Longman from Australia, Marina Cortes from Poland, Gabriel Tarso from Brazil, Montana, Raju Lama and Ramkumar from Thailand. There is. Shrestha and Suraj Paudyal from Nepal.

Dawa Futi Sherpa confirmed that the expedition reached the summit of Everest at 6:40 AM on Monday. She said her teammates started the summit at Camp 4 at 9pm on Sunday.

Following a successful attempt, the team returned to camp 4, down to camp 2 on Tuesday and are expected to eventually return to base camp on May 18.

Karrar Haidri, secretary of the Pakistan Alpine Club statement Congratulations to Joshi for his successful achievement.

Known to the community as “Pathfinder” for his extraordinary talent for finding new paths, Joshi was the first in the world to cross the FN/Joshi Pass and Verjerav Pass.

Joshi is also the first Pakistani to climb the world’s 10th highest mountain, Annapurna (8,091 m) in 2021. He also led a 12-man Pakistani team and led the first ever summit of Passu Khon.