A Dubai-based Pakistani mountaineer Naila Kiani, grew to become the primary Pakistani girl to summit the world’s 11th highest mountain, Gasherbrum-1, at 8080m, on Friday morning.
Naila climbed to the highest of G-1 round 7:45 am Pakistan time.
“Summit, Alhamdulilah,” she texted from her satellite tv for pc telephone.
“Unbelievable, only three weeks after K2. It was harder than K2. No rope on most technical sections,” she added.
That is her third peak of over 8,000 metres, all inside Pakistan, making her the primary Pakistani girl to summit three of the world’s fourteen such peaks.
Naila, a mom of two, had beforehand summited 8034m, the world’s 13th highest mountain, Gasherbrum-1, in 2021 earlier than ascending 8611m, K2, the world’s second tallest mountain, final month.
She had climbed K2 shortly after Samian Baig, the primary Pakistani girl to take action, and was the second to take action on the identical day.
Samina has additionally climbed Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak.
Whereas on her strategy to scale Gasherbrum-1, Naila knowledgeable Geo.television that G-1, also called Ok-5, proved to be harder for her than K2, owing to excessive wind circumstances.
“It’s definitely more difficult than K2, for sure,” she mentioned through satellite tv for pc system from C3 earlier than pushing for the ultimate summit.
Naila can also be the primary Pakistani girl to finish a 20-day double-header by summiting K2 and Gasherbrum-1.