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Sirbaz Khan becomes first Pakistani to summit nine of the world’s highest 14 peaks

Sirbaz Khan, 32, aims to become the first Pakistani to climb all 14 of the world's highest peaks.

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Sirbaz Khan becomes the first Pakistani to summit nine of the world’s highest 14 peaks!

According to Seven Summit Trek officials, Pakistani climber scaled the world’s seventh-highest peaks, the 8,167-metre-high Dhaulagiri mountain in Nepal, on Friday morning.

Sirbaz has been part of the 19-member ‘SST-Dhaulagiri I Expd. 2021 Autumn’ expedition organised by trekking company Seven Summits Trek.

Sirbaz, 32, hailing from the Aliabad area of Hunza in Gilgit-Baltistan began his climbing career in 2016.

He aims to become the first Pakistani to climb all 14 of the world’s highest peaks.

Sirbaz Khan’s achievement timeline:

2017: Summited the 8,125-metre-high Nanga Parbat

2018: Summited 8,611-metre-high K-2

2019: Summited Broad Peak, which has a height of 8,163 metres

2019: He became the first Pakistani to summit Mount Lhotse, the world’s fourth-highest mountain at 8,516m in Nepal, without the use of supplementary oxygen

2021: Climbed the 8,091-metre-high Anapurna mountain

2021: Summited 8,848-metre-high Everest

2021: Climed the 8,035-metre-high Gasherbrum II.

 

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.