Bangladeshi mountaineer Wasfia Nazreen

Wasfia Nazreen: Living untethered and free

Wasfia Nazreen’s name will live on among the few who reached the zenith of K2. She has and will pull generations of forward-thinkers to the future in the trajectory of above and beyond. In her social post, she expressed being remembered for how she lived. FREE.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Wasfia sings praises for winter hero, Mingma David Sherpa

Wasfia Nazreen, on July 22, 2022, became the first person from Bangladesh to scale Pakistan's notorious K2, the world's second highest mountain, her expedition told AFP. Wasfia is mostly known for being the only Bangladeshi and first Bangali in the world to climb the Seven Summits — the highest mountains of every continent. She thanked her team members and especially mentioned Mingma David Sherpa, a world-renowned mountaineer, for his comradery and support.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Wasfia Nazreen: Living untethered and free

Wasfia Nazreen’s name will live on among the few who reached the zenith of K2. She has and will pull generations of forward-thinkers to the future in the trajectory of above and beyond. In her social post, she expressed being remembered for how she lived. FREE.

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

Wasfia Nazreen becomes first Bangladeshi to summit K2

Wasfia Nazreen early today (July 22, 2022) became the first person from Bangladesh to scale Pakistan’s notorious K2, the world’s second highest mountain, her expedition told AFP.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

Wasfia Nazreen set at K2 Basecamp, first rotation on Broadpeak accomplished

Wasfia Nazreen just completed her first rotation on Broadpeak with her expedition a day ago. With a sense of initial accomplishment, Wasfia and her team are currently stationed at the K2 basecamp, camp 1.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Wasfia Nazreen sets camp at the heart of K2

Wasfia Nazreen and her expedition reached K2 camp 1, established in the Karakoram range, yesterday. K2 is the second highest mountain in the world, at 8,611 metres, is also known as Mount Godwin-Austen or Chhogori, located in Pakistan.

October 3, 2018
October 3, 2018

Message in NY sky says 'Free Shahidul'

A banner message from an airplane flew over Manhattan in New York City on Sunday, demanding release of jailed Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam.

August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017

Wasfia summits Pico de Orizaba

Wasfia Nazreen, the country’s only seven summiteer, reaches the summit of Pico de Orizaba, the highest peak in Mexico and the highest volcano in North America.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Nat Geo's exclusive with emerging explorer Wasfia Nazreen

Wasfia Nazreen, who was recently awarded as the Emerging Explorer accolade by National Geographic gives an exclusive interview about how it all began.

November 28, 2015
November 28, 2015

Carstensz Pyramid hardest of all: Wasfia

“Believe it or not Carstensz Pyramid is the hardest and the most arduous mountain of my life, even harder than Everest," Wasfia says after conquering the mountain.