31 Climbers Summit K2 in Single Day and Set A World Record

31 summits K2 on Saturday

Skardu: At least 31 climbers set a record to summit K2 on Thursday 21 July 2018 . The world second highest mountain has witnessed a record crowd of climbers standing on its summit in a single day after at least 31 climbers successfully climbed K2 (8,611 m)  located in Gilgit Baltistan. Expedition operators confirmed that 24 climbers from Seven Summit Treks, five from Summit Climb and two Sherpa climbers from Madison Mountaineering stood atop the mountain after a team of rope fixing climbers opened a route to the summit point.

Earlier, at least 28 climbers had reached the summit point on July 31 in 2012.

K2 Peak

K2 8611m is the most deadliest mountains on Earth. K2 is more difficult to climb than Everest

With 31 standing atop the mountain, summer climbing season recorded the highest number of mountaineers reaching the summit point of K2 in a single day. Earlier, at least 28 climbers had reached the summit point on July 31 in 2012.

14 Peak Expedition K2 Expedition Team departed from Skardu to reach to the basecamp of K2

31 Summit K2 2018

Ms. Viridiana Álvarez, who has just becomed the first Mexican and Latin American mountaineer to climb the K2 summit!

Among them Ms. Viridiana Alvarez from Mexico became the first Latin American women on the top of K2, and Ms. Gangaamaa Badamgarav became the first women K2 climber from Mangolia. Four local mountaineers from Baltistan: Muhammad Ali Sadpara, Imtiaz, Fida Ali And Musa Ali were also on the top and waved the Pakistani flag on the top of the mountain of the mountains. The weather is terrific and more summits expected in the following days. While another group of 15 climbers will summit K2 soon they have reached camp 4 on Saturday.

List of climbers who successfully climbed K2 on 21st July 2018:

1. Jianhong Li (China)
2. Mingma Gyabu Sherpa (Nepal)
3. Chhiji Norbu Sherpa (Nepal)
4. Noel Hanna (Ireland)
5. Ms. Gangaamaa Badamgarav (Mongolia)
6. Sophie Lavaud (Switzerland)
7. Dawa Gyaljen Sherpa (Nepal)
8. Lhakpa Temba Sherpa (Nepal)
9. Krishna Thapa Magar (Nepal)
10. Pemba Thinduk Sherpa (Nepal)
11. Ngima Thenduk Sherpa (Nepal)
12. Muhammad Ali Sadpara (Pakistan)
13. Ms. Viridiana Alvarez Chavez (Mexico) –
14. Yoshiharu Nakamura (Japan)
15. Ngima Dorchi Sherpa (Nepal)
16. Paul Hegge (Belgium)
17. Dawa Sangay Sherpa (Nepal)
18. Lhakpa Nuru Sherpa (Nepal)
19. Ms. Changjuan He (China)
20.Imtyaz(Pakistan)
21. Pastemba Sherpa (Nepal)
22. Mingma Tenjen Sherpa (Nepal)
23. Ms. Naoko Watanabe (Japan)
24. Furba Ongdi Sherpa (Nepal)
25. Ali Musa (Pakistan)
26. Imtiaz (Pakistan)
27. Fida Ali (Pakistan)

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