Lahore, 25th January: Pakistani mountain climber, Muhammad Ali Sadpara’s mission gets hampered by strong winter winds.
Baaghi TV: According to reports, Pakistani climber Muhammad Ali Sadpara along with his team has delayed his expedition to ascend the second highest mountain of the world, K2 without oxygen, due to strong snowy winds.
According to sources, Sadpara along with his son Sajjid had announced to hoist the Pakistan flag at the K2 peak on Monday morning after scaling the second highest peak of the world.
The plan is to leave BC at 9pm local time tonight, arrive to C3 on Sunday by noon, rest and push for summit at 6pm. Aiming for the summit at 9am Monday.
— Muhammad Ali Sadpara (@ali_sadpara) January 23, 2021
Sources informed that the expedition has been postponed till January 29 due to severe winter. Sadpara, his son and a foreign climber were on a mission to ascend K2 without oxygen for the last two days.
Sadpara also announced on his Twitter account:
Latest Update:#K2winter2021 #k2winterexpedition2021
Wind is catching up. The team is at 6831m waiting out the weather and assessing the situation. More updates to come. They haven't decided to go down yet!
— Muhammad Ali Sadpara (@ali_sadpara) January 24, 2021
Due to weather conditions the team is coming down. Everyone is safe and sound. More information as soon as they arrive at Base Camp.
— Muhammad Ali Sadpara (@ali_sadpara) January 25, 2021
However, after the winds become normal, they will continue their attempt to summit the mountain. Meanwhile, one member of the team was shifted to base camp after his health deteriorated.
Baaghi TV had reported earlier that a team of Pakistani and foreign climbers had begun their mission to climb the second-highest mountain of the globe, K2, without oxygen to set a world record, days after the peak was scaled for the first time by a Nepalese team in winter.
The team includes Muhammad Ali Sadpara, his son Sajid Sadpara and John Snorri.
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