History has been made early morning in Nepal as Sirbaz Khan, a mountaineer from the Hunza district of Gilgit-Baltistan, successfully climbs, Lhotse, world’s 4th highest peak.
The 30-year old climber from Hunza Valley accompanying a 12-member team.
Climber Mingma G made the announcement on his Facebook page. According to Mingma Sherpa, the team reached the summit of Mont Lhotse at 09:47 am on May 14, 2019.
Hailing from Aliabad town in Hunza Valley, Sirbaz Khan has already made a respectable place in the mountaineering fraternity by climbing K2 (8,611m) and Nanga Parbat (8,126m)
The team that climbed Mount Lhotse as part of the Lhotse Expedition 2019 include:
- Dawa Gyalje Sherpa (Nepal)
- Kili Pemba Sherpa (Nepal)
- Pemba Chote Sherpa (Nepal)
- Ang jangbu Sherpa (Nepal)
- Dendi Sherpa (Nepal)
- Tamting Sherpa (Nepal)
- Dawa Tenzing Sherpa (Nepal)
- Gao Li (China)
- Li Xiaolin (China)
- Christina Flampouri (Greece)
- Antonios Sykaris (Greece)
- Sirbaz Khan (Pakistan)
Sirbaz Khan has yet another mission to accomplish. He is aiming to become the first Pakistani to climb Mount Everest without oxygen. He has been training for #MissionEverest for over a month in Nepal.