19-year-old Shehroze is youngest person to summit ‘Killer Mountain’ in Pakistan - GulfToday

19-year-old Shehroze is youngest person to summit ‘Killer Mountain’ in Pakistan


Shehroze Kashif now holds the double distinction of being the youngest Pakistani to have summitted both K2 and Mount Everest.

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The Pakistan Alpine Club announced on Tuesday that Shehroze Kashif, 19, is the youngest Pakistani to reach the top of the world’s second highest peak K2. He reached the 8,611 metres summit early morning on Tuesday.

His father Kashif Suliman also confirmed that Shehroze has successfully scaled K2 on Tuesday morning and made history. He said Shehroze began his journey towards the ‘Killer Mountain’ two weeks earlier.

President Dr Arif Alvi extended his heartiest congratulations to Shehroze on becoming the youngest mountaineer in the world to scale K2.


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The US embassy in Islamabad also congratulated Shehroze for his record-breaking feat. !What an amazing accomplishment! Congratulations Shehroze Kashif,! the US embassy tweeted.
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Shehroze, who began climbing in his early teens, scaled the world's 12th highest mountain, 8,047-metre Broad Peak, at the age of 17.

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Earlier in May, he became the youngest Pakistani to scale Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain. Shehroze was the fifth Pakistani to summit Mount Everest, at 5:05am that morning, and won the title of the world's youngest mountaineer.

Shehroze now holds an additional record as the youngest person to have summit K2 and Everest. At 8,849m, Mount Everest is the highest peak in the world.

Before Shehroze, Sajid Sadpara, the son of the legendary Muhammad Ali Sadpara, was the youngest Pakistani to have scaled K2. He was 20 at the time.

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