The Famous Mountaineers Of Pakistan

The famous Mountaineers Of Pakistan
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Basic informationAshraf AmanSamina BaigHassan Sadpara
Date of Birth15th January 193819th September 19903rd April 1964
Place of BirthAliabad, Hunza, PakistanShimshal, Gilgit-Baltistan, PakistanSadpara Village, Skardu
Date of DeathAliveAlive21st November 2016
Place of DeathAliveAliveRawalpindi
Age82 years old30 years old53 years old
SchoolN / AN / ANot attempt
CollegeN / AN / ANot attempt
UniversityElectrical Engineering (BTech) from the N.E.D Engineering UniversitySpecial Communications Organization RawalpindiNot attempt
Career time1962 – present2013 – presentPresently performing
OccupationAdventure tours PakistanMountaineerAdventurer, Mountaineer, High Altitude Porter
Marital statusN / AN / AMarried
SpouseN / AN / AN / A
Famous forMountaineer, expeditions, and Adventurer.Mountaineer, adventurersAdventurer, Mountaineer, High Altitude Porter

Ashraf Aman:

Ashraf Aman was born on 15th January 1938 is a Mountaineer, Adventurer, and an Engineer from Pakistan. In 1977, he turned out to be the first Pakistani to arrive at the highest point of K2. He works for travel and the travel industry-based organization Adventure Tours Pakistan. ATP has orchestrated a few fruitful undertakings to 8000ers. He is additionally VP of Alpine Club of Pakistan[1].

Ashraf Aman became the first Pakistani to conquer K2 in 1977. It was an honor to run into him in Gilgit last week
Ashraf Aman became the first Pakistani to conquer K2 in 1977. It was an honor to run into him in Gilgit last week

Early life and education:

Aman was born in Aliabad, Hunza, Pakistan. He got a BTech degree in Electrical Engineering from N.E.D. Designing University, Karachi. He got his early education from the native city from the local school of Hunza and did his intermediate from the college of the area of Hunza, Pakistan[1].

Ashraf Aman with the international sportsman
Ashraf Aman with the international sportsman

Mountaineering accomplishments and respects[1]:

  1. 1962 – Nanga Parbat Expedition with Germans, Awarded Himalayan Tiger.
  2. 1967 – Member, Pakistan Czechoslovakia joint Expedition, Awarded Gold Medal.
  3. 1971/76 – Mountain Guide in Himalaya, Karakoram, and Hindukush.
  4. 1977 – Japan-Pakistan joint Expedition to K2, became the first Pakistani to climb K2 on 7 August, and afterward, he was awarded Presidential Award for, Pride of execution.
  5. 1980 – Member of International Karakoram Project, Awarded R.G.S London Fellowship.
  6. 1982 – Member of German Gasherbrum I Expedition.
  7. 1983/84 – Mountain Guide with various Mountaineering Expeditions.
  8. 1985 – Liaison Officer with Japanese Expedition to Nanga Parbat and Passu Peak.
  9. 1986 – Member with Karakoram Himalaya Research Expedition drove by Professor Keith Miller in Tibet and Western China.
  10. 1987/88 – Liaison Officer with first Pakistani K2 Winter Expedition during the extraordinary chilly climate from Dec-1987 to Mar-1988 drove by Mr. A. Zawada.
  11. 1988 – Manager/Technical Engineer with K2 Italian Scientific Expedition for estimating K2, Gasherbrum I, and Gasherbrum II from China side drove by Professor Ardito Desio.
  12. 1989 – Guided Trekking bunch on Biafo Hispar Glacier.
  13. 1990 – Expedition to Mount Meckaulan Alaska.
  14. 1991 – Explored Chillinji Trek, First guided gathering on Chillinji pass.
  15. 1992 – Built two pulley spans on Karakoram River and foot track among Ishkoman and Warguth.
  16. 1995 – L.O. French Spantik Expedition. Acquainted Chinese Mountaineers with Pakistani Mountains. Baltoro Trek with BBC World Service.
  17. 1996 – Nepal Everest Base Camp Trek.
  18. 1997 – Climbed Mont Blanc in the event of the Golden Jubilee Anniversary of Pakistan. Pioneer French-Pakistan joint Nanga Parbat Expedition.
  19. 1998 – Search for French mountain climber Mr. Eric Escoffier on Broad Peak.
  20. 1999 – Awarded Gold Medal UND DEI CENTO in Milan.
Ashraf Aman got award at the event
Ashraf Aman got award at the event

Rock-climbing preparing for young people[1]:

On 26th June 2008, Ashraf Aman visited Quetta Baluchistan to direct the National male-female youth Rock-climbing instructional class went with Nazir Sabir and Hayat Ullah Khan Durrani the camp was composed by the Alpine Club of Pakistan and Chiltan Adventurers Association Baluchistan as a piece of advancement and improvement of Rock-climbing Adventure sports in the youth of Pakistan.

Samina Baig:

Samina Khayal Baig was brought into the world on 19th September 1990 is a Pakistani high-height mountain dweller who in 2013 ascended Mount Everest and afterward each of the Seven Summits by 2014. She is the main Pakistani lady to climb Everest and the Seven Summits. She is additionally the first and most youthful Muslim lady to climb Mount Everest, having done as such at 21 years old[2].

Samina was the first to climb the pinnacle Chashkin Sar (over 6,000 meters) in Pakistan in 2010, which was later renamed Samina Peak after her. She arrived at the culmination of ‘Koh-I-Brobar’ (‘Mount Equality’) in 2011. An endeavor at the seven-kilometer-high Spantik Peak finished in disappointment for Baig, because of antagonistic climate conditions[2].

Samina Baig plans to lead first women's team to scale Ever
Samina Baig plans to lead first women’s team to scale Ever

Early life and vocation:

Baig originates from Shimshal town in Hunza Gojal, Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan, and was prepared in mountaineering from the age of 15 by her sibling, Mirza Ali. She is an understudy of Arts and started ascending when she was just four years old. Besides the Himalayas, Baig has been utilized as a mountain guide and campaign pioneer in the Hindu Kush and the pinnacles of Karakoram. Baig has been an expert climber since 2009. Special Communications Organization (SCO), a telecom administrator in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan has selected her as it’s Brand Ambassador. The agreement marking function was held at base camp Special Communications Organization Rawalpindi. Maj Gen Amir Azeem Bajwa and different authorities of SCO were available on the event[2].

Climbing Mount Everest:

Samina Baig turned into the main Pakistani lady to climb Mount Everest on 19 May 2013. She was joined by Indian twin young ladies Tashi and Nungshi Malik in climbing Mount Everest and they together roosted public banners of India and Pakistan one next to the other on the peak,[8] to spread a message of Indo-Pakistani fellowship and peace. In a meeting with her sibling before the rising; Baig likewise expressed that the undertaking was an exhibit of sexual orientation equality. Samina’s Brother Mirza Ali, around 248m short from the highest point of Everest, released his sister to the culmination all alone without his help, to introduce a message of female strengthening in Pakistan[2].

The Express Tribune detailed that Baig had not utilized any valuable oxygen, even though The Hindu revealed that she had arranged the opposite. On 1st April, Baig and friends ascended the Nepalese south face of the mountain. The endeavor to the culmination took 48 days, the group navigated the South Col pass in eight hours, with the mountain dwellers arriving at their objective on the 60th commemoration of Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing’s first effective success of Everest. She was complimented for the accomplishment by the President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari[2].

Seven Summits:

“Samina Baig caught the entirety of the seven highest points at just 23 years old. We had the best honor to lift our green banner on the seven highest points,” said Mirza Ali who went with Samina Baig on the seven culminations experience, refreshing his Facebook page. Mount McKinley and Mount Elbrus (3–24 July 2014); The two flew out to Russia, after summiting Mount McKinley on 3 July 2014 in Alaska, where they pushed to catch the most elevated mountain in Europe, Mount Elbrus, which is 5,642 meters tall. At 9 am on 24 July 2014, Samina Baig remained at the head of Mt Elbrus, the most noteworthy top in Russia, with her sibling, holding the Pakistani banner high for an image. With this culmination, the 23 years of age climber finished the test of ascending seven of the most elevated mountains around the globe, including Mount Everest which she vanquished in May 2013[2].

Carstensz Pyramid (March 2014); In March, Samina Baig and Mirza Ali arrived at the head of the 4,884 meters-high Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya), the most elevated top in Indonesia. Mount Kilimanjaro (February 2014); Mirza Ali and Samina Baig arrived at the culmination of Mount Kilimanjaro (5895m) in Tanzania in February 2014. Mount Vinson (January 2014); Baig and Ali effectively scaled the 4,892-meter Mount Vinson in the planet’s southernmost landmass around 1 am PST as a component of a five-part group, the Alpine Federation said. Mount Aconcagua (December 2013); In December 2013, they climbed Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, the most noteworthy top in South America. The Alpine Club of Pakistan revealed that the couple showed up at the head of Aconcagua – which is 6,961 meters (or 22,838 feet) high[2].

Samina Baig sets eyes on Seven Summits
Samina Baig sets eyes on Seven Summits

In mainstream society:

In February 2018, Baig was named Pakistan’s National Goodwill Ambassador by UNDP. A narrative film Beyond the Heights was additionally made on her campaign to Mount Everest[2].

“No goals were ever met without a little sweat[3]”

I've climbed Everest but I can't get funding' Samina Baig on the sexiasm on the highest altitude
I’ve climbed Everest but I can’t get funding’ Samina Baig on the sexiasm on the highest altitude

Presently I am doing to present that lady, which is a wellspring of inspiration and motivation for me. She is… … Samina Baig. She is an inspiration for me as well as for each Pakistani woman. What is her objective? What he did unique? …. Now, we simply move towards her excursion rather she succeeded or not?[3]

Hassan Sadpara:

Hassan Sadpara opened his eyes on 3rd April 1963 and died on 21st November 2016 whose genuine name is Hassan Asad was a Pakistani mountain climber and a swashbuckler from the little town of Sadpara, 7 kilometers from Skardu in Gilgit-Baltistan. He is the main Pakistani to have climbed six eight-thousanders including the world’s most noteworthy pinnacle Everest (8848m) other than K2 (8611m), Gasherbrum I (8080m), Gasherbrum II (8034m), Nanga Parbat (8126 m), Broad Peak (8051m). He is additionally credited for summiting five of the eight-thousanders without utilizing supplemental oxygen. Despite introductory reports, Hassan Sadpara explained that he utilized supplemental oxygen during his Everest rising because of a terrible climate. He passed on because of disease on 21st November 2016 in Rawalpindi[4].

Renowned mountaineer Hassan Sadpara passes away
Renowned mountaineer Hassan Sadpara passes away


He originated from “Sadpara” a little town in the distant territory of Baltistan, exactly 7 miles from Skardu city. He was naturally introduced to a helpless family. There was no school during his youth. Before long Hassan was caught up with helping his family as a rancher and a shepherd. His greatest lament in life was that he never went to class; he was pleased with instructing his youngsters. He had four youngsters (3 children and a girl). His oldest child Arif reads for a certificate in Master of Business Administration[4].

He started his mountaineering profession as a high elevation doorman in 1993 and turned into a commended climber after vanquishing Mount Everest. He claimed a little shop of utilized mountaineering hardware in Skardu city. It was his devotion and self-assurance that drove him to the culmination of the world’s most elevated pinnacles[4].


He was the second Baltistani to have summited each of the five of the 8000m pinnacles of Pakistan, after Nisar Hussain of Sadpara town. In contrast to most climbers from the West, who are furnished with cutting edge climbing gear (and in some cases supported by global organizations), Hassan Sadpara began his vocation without any preparation, with not many assets, and moved with whatever gear he could oversee. He had functioned as a watchman for undertakings, including ones drove by Koreans and Poles. He ran a shop for utilized and new mountaineering hardware in the Skardu bazaar[4].

After his fruitful highest point of Mount Everest, he said in a meeting that he can culminate all the Top 14 mountain tops if he is supported and had mentioned the Pakistan government or worldwide enterprises in his respect. His other dream was to open a mountaineering school in his city so he and others like him can move their insight to the young from around the globe[4].

Government Award:

In 2008, the Government of Pakistan granted him the President’s Pride of Performance [4]

This Pakistani Climbed World's 6 Highest Mountains
This Pakistani Climbed World’s 6 Highest Mountains

Currently working:

Presently, he functions as an elevation watchman and runs a shop of managing in mountaineering gear. He is a modest individual with a decent heart and has partaken in a few salvage endeavors. He is notable for being essential for a few in-your-face mountaineering endeavors the same Polish Nanga Parbat 2006/07. He unequivocally accepts that he can make it to 14x8000ers if monetarily upheld. Remembering his record, his case doubtlessly appears to be practical. Hassan’s sibling Muhammad Sadiq is likewise an elevation doorman with a few 8000ers culminations added to his repertoire. Hassan Sadpara is a rehearsing Muslim who supplicates five times each day and never tasted liquor. He needs no honors and decorations for his brightness, yet a medical clinic in his town[5].

Mountaineering specialist:

Hassan Sadpara was a free specialist for new climbers. He gave direction to the group of Pakistan’s “First Big Wall Climbing Expedition”[4].

Huge trips:

Not at all like different climbers well prepared and at times supported by global organizations uncommonly from Western nations He was the main Pakistani who climbed[4]:

  1. K2, 8611 m 27 July 2004
  2. Nanga Parbat (8126m) on 2 July 1999
  3. Gasherbrum I (G-1) (8080m) in 2006
  4. Wide Peak (8051m) in 2007
  5. Gasherbrum II (G-2) (8034m), in 2006
  6. Mount Everest (8848m) on 11 May 2011

Disease Diagnosis:

On October 8, 2016, he was determined to have a blood disease. After a short remain at a private emergency clinic in Rawalpindi, he was confessed to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) where he passed on[4].

Pakistani Mount Everest Climber Hassan Sadpara Diagnosesn Cancer
Pakistani Mount Everest Climber Hassan Sadpara Diagnosesn Cancer


Hassan Sadpara passed on November 21, 2016, at Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpindi, where he was being treated for various infections including blood malignancy. He was let go at his tribal cemetery in Hargeisa Shqthang Skardu[4].


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