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.
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.
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.
The intrepid mountaineer and environmentalist Wasfia Nazreen, announced that her team is finally heading out from the base camp to attempt the climb. “We are heading out for #k2 summit push tonight. If all goes well, good news will come in a week,” stated Wasfia.
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.
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.
This is just in, Wasfia Nazreen and her expedition reached Goro 2 camp yesterday safely. In their current two and a half months of the arduous journey, they are set to climb Broad Peak for acclimatization before they attempt the infamous mountain, K2.