Pakistan: Saleem Khan from Yasin Valley summits Minglik Sar (6050m) in Shimshal — Pamir Times Net


Islamabad: Mr. Saleem Khan from Nalti (Thoi) village of Tehsil Yasin, District Ghizar, has summited Minglik Sar (6050m) in Pamir Valley near Shimshal pass adjacent to Pak-China border. This expedition was the first expedition to Minglik Sar for the year 2016. The team included very hard working porters from Shimshal valley;, there were ten porters, two mountain guides (Mr. Farhad and Mr. Izat Ullah) both are summiteers of eight thousanders, one supervisor (Mr. Farman) and one assistant (Mr. Nawab Saab). This expedition was unique in nature as this was the first ever expedition from Ghizer region, secondly the weather conditions were very severe due to very heavy snow fall in the whole region. Thirdly, this expedition was completed in an unexpected time frame. The expedition started on 9-June-2016 from Shujraab, on reaching the Advance Base Camp (ABC), the weather got very bad and heavy snow fall tended the team to back out to Shujraab, which is three hour down from base camp for Minglik Sar.

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