Pakistan’s Shehroze Kashif, 19, becomes the youngest person to summit K2, the world’s second-highest mountain, using supplementary oxygen.
According to the Alpine Club of Pakistan, Shehroze Kashif reached the 8,611 metre (28,251 foot) summit at 8:10 a.m. on Tuesday.
The climber hailing from Lahore has broken the record previously held by the late Muhammad Ali Sadpara’s son Sajid.
Sajid Sadpara was 20 when he climbed K2 using supplementary oxygen.
#PakistanOnK2 #Project14x8000ers #ShehrozeKashif has summited K2 today 27 July 2021 at 8:10 a.m.— TheBroadBoy (@Shehrozekashif2) July 27, 2021
ALHAMDULILLAH #Pakistan #TheBroadBoy @RaiTaimoorPTI #TheKarakoramClub @KarakoramClub pic.twitter.com/wxalju5wfF
Earlier in May, he became the youngest Pakistani to scale Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain.
Kashif had scaled the world’s 12th highest mountain, 8,047-metre (26,400 foot) Broad Peak, at the age of 17.
He had used supplemental oxygen on both his ascents to Broad Peak and Everest.