KARACHI: British mountaineer Adriana Brownlee, 21, grew to become the youngest climber to scale 10 peaks of over 8,000m by summiting K2 on Friday — the world’s second-highest peak at a peak of 8,611 metres (28,251 foot) above sea degree.
As per the small print, her group confirmed that Adriana, together with Gelje Sherpa, summited K2 at 6:30am yesterday. She had tried to summit the height with supplementary oxygen however modified the plan.
“She went to C4 with out O2 and plan was to summit with no O2 — however in a single day snow meant Adri and Gelje needed to trailblaze the route from C4 to the summit — so lengthy and tough,” Adriana’s group knowledgeable Geo Information.
“Gelje and I have been really going to aim a summit with out O2, nevertheless, after reaching at 8000 metres with out sleeping, the snow within the night time simply didn’t cease and it was then unimaginable for us to trailblaze with out O2. However now I do know I can do it,” Adri posted on her social media.
Adri had earlier summited The Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat in Pakistan however it’s unlikely for them to summit GI and GII this season.
The 21-year-old desires to change into the youngest mountaineer on this planet to summit all 14 peaks above 8,000 metres.
Gasherbrum I (8,080 metres) and II (8,034 metres) in Pakistan, Cho Oyu (8,188m) in Nepal and Shishapangma (8,027m) are the remaining mountains for her to realize the title.
Pakistan’s Shehroze Kashif — who’s one 12 months youthful than Adriana – has up to now summited eight peaks of 8,000 metres and is at present on path to summit GI and GII.
If Shehroze manages to summit each this season, he’ll be capable of surpass Adriana’s file of the youngest mountaineer to summit most eight-thousanders.
Like Adriana, Shehroze can be aiming to change into the youngest mountaineer on this planet to summit all of the 14 peaks of over 8,000 metres on this planet.
Adriana has climbed Everest, Kangchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Annapurna 1, Nanga Parbat, Broad Peak and K2 whereas Shehroze has scaled Everest, K2, Kangchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Manaslu, Nanga Parbat, Broad Peak and Nanga Parbat.