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Muhammad Ali Sadpara, a mountaineer hailing from Skardu, has become the first Pakistani to climb Makalu, the world’s 5th highest peak. He is also the country’s only mountaineer to climb seven peaks of over 8,000 meters in the world, as reported by Inter-Service Public Relations.
According to ISPR, the media wing of Pakistan Army, Sadpara, climbed the 8,485 meters of the Makalu Peak on May 24th. The expedition was facilitated by Pakistan Army. After climbing up the peak he waved Pakistan’s and the Pakistan Army flags. Makalu is located in the Mahalangur Himalayas, southeast of Mount Everest on the border between China and Nepal.
It is also reported that Mirza Ali Baig has also become the first Pakistani to climb seven summits in seven continents after successfully climbing Mount Everest on May 22nd. Seven Summit Treks, the organiser of the expedition informed that nine mountaineers, including five international climbers and four Sherpas, completed their successful climb on Friday morning.
The nine-member expedition comprised of Ali Sadpara from Pakistan, Vibeke Andrea from Norway, four Sherpas and Nirmal Puja from Nepal, Kia Noosh from the United States of America and Jose Valloton from Switzerland.
Sadpara arrived in Nepal in the first week of April to summit the Makalu Peak. Before the Makala Peak summit he scaled 8516 meters of the Lhotse Peak on May 17th, the fourth highest mountain in the World. Even though climbing the Lhotse was not the part of his plan but he did so to acclimatize. He began his Makalu expedition after the Lhotse summit.
The organizers of the expedition that Sadpara, along with other climbers, returned back safely to the Base camp of Makalu. Many proud Pakistanis praised Muhammad Ali Sadpara for his successful summit of the Makalu peak and have wished him the best for his future.
Congratulations Muhammad Ali Sadpara 🇵🇰🎉
Pakistani mountaineer Ali Sadpara has earned a feat for himself becoming the first Pakistani to have climbed 7 peaks over 8000 metres high in the world. https://t.co/3Z4QIsKReU https://t.co/3Z4QIsKReU pic.twitter.com/YF6b0zSo83
— Khilari (@Khilaripk) May 30, 2019
Congratulations to Muhammad Ali Sadpara, Successfully summit Mt.Makalu 8463-M today on 24 May 2019, Now he became first Pakistani to Climb Seven, Eight Thousand Metre peaks out of 14×8000-M. Ali Sadpara belong to Sadpara, Skardu, Baltistan 🎉🎉#BreakingNews #Makalu #expedition pic.twitter.com/8jJNwPYBze
— Alpine Adventure (@Alpine_Pakistan) May 24, 2019
— Everest Today (@EverestToday) May 24, 2019
— Alpine Adventure (@Alpine_Pakistan) May 26, 2019
L- Kami Rita Sherpa 🇳🇵 , Who climbed Everest 23rd Times on 15 May 2019 and R- Muhammad Ali Sadpara 🇵🇰 Who climbed all five 8000m peak in Pakistan and Lhotse on 16 May 2019. Both Kami and Ali were a part of Seven Summit Treks climbing Expedition Everest and Lhotse.#everest pic.twitter.com/nG0t5JZoka
— Seven Summit Treks 🇳🇵 (@sst8848) May 27, 2019
#MuhammadAliSadpara Successfully summit Mt.Makalu 8463-M and became First Pakistani to Climb Seven peaks, Eight Thousand Metre peaks out of 14×8000-M. #APPNews @MountEvents @dev9_ @MoIB_Official pic.twitter.com/13EyCpIF6D
— APP 🇵🇰 #StayHomeSaveLives 🇵🇰 (@appcsocialmedia) May 24, 2019
Muhammad Ali Sadpara mountaineer, is going to attempt fifth highest peak Makalu 8485m in Nepal. It is really incredible that General Ehsan Mehmood Khan Commander FCNA has given financial support from Pak Army to make history again by hoisting the green flag on the top of Makalu. pic.twitter.com/O1o4rePPra
— Alpine Adventure (@Alpine_Pakistan) March 28, 2019