Sajid Sadpara sets record by scaling Mount Everest

Sajid Sadpara became the first Pakistani climber to summit the Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak, known as Sagarmatha in Nepalese, without supplemental oxygen or any support of high-altitude porter — Alpine Style — on May 14.

The son of legendary Mohammad Ali Sadpara described this achievement as the dream of his father in a tweet. Aiming to climb all 14 eight-thousanders, Sajid has already scaled five of them — K2, Gasherbrum-I, Gasherbrum-II, Manaslu and Annapurna — in Alpine Style.

He had started summit push on May 13 evening and summited the 8,848-metre-tall peak on May 14, Karar Haidri, general secretary of Alpine Club of Pakistan said in a statement.

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