Pakistani mountaineer Abdul Joshi climbs Mount Everest

Mountaineer Abdul Joshi, popularly known as ‘Pathfinder’ in Pakistani mountaineering circles, has climbed the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest.

According to media reports, the team of Pakistani mountaineer Abdul Joshi has confirmed that the 38-year-old climber successfully climbed the world’s highest peak at 8,849 meters on Monday morning. He is the eighth Pakistani to climb Mount Everest and the second of 14 world peaks above 8,000 meters. He has also climbed Annapurna before.

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Earlier, Mirza Ali Baig, Samina Baig, Abdul Jabbar Bhatti, Shahrooz Kashif, Sarbaz Ali, Nazir Sabir and Hassan Sadpara had also climbed Mount Everest.

Abdul Joshi, from Hunza, climbed the most difficult passo-cones in Gilgit-Baltistan last year. He is the first mountaineer to climb the passo-cones. On the 2nd they were able to advance only to Camp 3 when severe weather forced them to return.

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