Islamabad: Nepal’s mountaineers made history on Saturday. It won the second highest peak in the world (K2) in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) during the winter season.
Karrar Haidri, secretary of the Pakistan Alpine Club, said 10 Nepalese Sherpas peaked around 5 p.m.
BreakingNews! * January 16, 2021 at approximately 4:56 p.m. * climbers will have Summit K2 / 8611 in winter
1) * Nirmal Purja * 2) * Gelje Sherpa * 3) * Mingma David Sherpa * 4) * Mingma G * 5) * Sona Sherpa * 6) * Mingma Tenzi Sherpa * 7) * Pem Chhiri Sherpa * * Dawa Temba Sherpa * 9) * Kili Pemba Sherpa * 10) * Dawa Tenjing pic.twitter.com/8zSrfwWCOv
– Karrar Haidri (@KarrarHaidri) January 16, 2021
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K-2 (K2) is the highest peak in the Himalayan range, which is the second highest peak in the world after the Mount Everest range, which rises to 8,611 m high.
Jan 16, 2021
WE DID IT, BELIEVE ME WE DID IT – TRIP TO THE SUMMIT NEVER DONE BEFORE
The “ wild mountain ” of Karakorum has been summoned in the most dangerous season: WINTER
Nepalese mountaineers finally reached the top of Mt. K2 (Chhogori 8611m), this afternoon at 5:00 p.m. local time. pic.twitter.com/O530X3WgKh
– Seven Summit Treks (@ sst8848) January 16, 2021
Haideri said, “No one has ever done this before in winter. He also said that about a month ago, four international teams of mountaineers attempted to reach the top of K2 but were unable to do so.
THE IMPOSSIBLE IS MADE POSSIBLE! # K2winter – History made for humanity, History made for Nepal! # K2winter # K2winter2021https: //t.co/dGCLFBOxB7
– Nirmal Purja MBE (@nimsdai) January 16, 2021
The team of 10 Nepalese climbers out of ten of these climbers is the first team to conquer this summit in winter. They did what nobody did before