A team of Nepalese Sherpas scaled K2, the second-highest mountain in the world, late Thursday night. They aided the rope fixing team to the top so that the remainder of the climbers could get through. Rinji Sherpa, Chhiring Namgyal, Dorjee Gyelzen Sherpa and Rinji Sherpa are among those who have ascended the summit. They finally made it to the summit of K2 after battling treacherous winds and snowstorms higher up the mountain. Organizers of the expedition were informed by the rope-fixing team that the 8K peaks were at the summit. Nepali Sherpas climb K2 is news of the day. Read out the complete details down below with us!
Nepali Sherpas climb K2
Pasdawa is also going with the Norwegian climber Kristin Harila. Kristin, who is 36 years old, wants to be the first woman. Thus only the second person ever to reach the top of all 14 peaks over 8,000 metres in less than six months. Now that rope repair has reached the top of K2. They climbers who were stuck at Camp4 because of bad weather and the rope fixing team’s inability to finish on time can continue their climb.
The other climbers who were waiting at Camp 4 of K2 started their final push for the summit as soon as the event happened, and they are now expected to reach the top on Friday morning. Two more Pakistani women, Naila Kiani and Samina Baig, are also on the list. Pakistani women want to be the first Pakistani women in history to reach the top of K2. All of them could get to the top. Samina Baig’s team says that she began her push for the summit around 9:30PKT. The summit push of Wajid Nagri’s team has also been confirmed, and the group thinks that it will take them about 14 hours to reach the top.
“New world record and history has been created in mountaineering history. Pasdawa Sherpa became the fastest to summit top five 8000m peaks (Everest, K2, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu) and Fastest to summit top three 8000ers(Everest, K2 and Kanchenjunga) within 69 days summiting Mt. K2 today on 21 July at 22:44pm (Pakistan Time). Previous record was 70 days,” said a statement by 8K summit.
“It has been very tough and challenging weather condition, three days continuously worked and finally the task has been successfully done,” it added.