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A Total of 84 expedition were
permitted to climb the mountains in Pakistan as compared to 66 in year 2004.
43 expedition were in the
Baltoro region climbing K2, Gasherbrum I & II, Broad Peak and many more to
Whereas a large number of
climbers climbing Nanga Parbat altogether 14 expeditions attempted Nanga
Parbat. Two expedition were in Hindu Kush region attempting Noshaq Peak and
Saraghrar Peak. In addition to this there were dozens of expeditions to peak
below 6500 meter like Trango Tower, Hina Brakk, Shipton Spire, Amin Brakk,
Liala Peak and many more to mention.
There were 248 trekking
permit issued to groups and individuals trekkers and majority of them travel
to Baltoro region. There is no record of trekkers trekking in open region
There are three people died
in 2005 including Mr. Renar from Tibet - China while traveling from Skardu to
Askole, Ms. Erica Kutcher died in Trango / Shipton Spire area and Mr. Phura
Chhire Sherpa from Nepal.
There were 07 expeditions on
K2 but non of them could reach the summit. 14 Expedition were on Nanga Parbat
and 37 climbers reach to the summit including 4 climbers/high altitude porters
from Pakistan. 4 Expedition were on Broad Peak but only 2 climbers reach the
summit. 6 Expedition were on Gasherbrum I on its 50th anniversary summit out
of 67 climbers 9 climbers from two teams from Japan and Korea successfully
reached the summit. 14 Expedition were on Gasherbrum II out of 126 climbers 15
climbers reach the summit from five expedition.
In Hindu Kush there were two
team one from Norway with three members attempting Noshaq Peak but fail to
reach the summit and another was on Saraghrar Peak SE-I from Switzerland were
successful in reaching the summit with eight members.
12 climbers summited Spantik
Peak including Two German's, Six British and Four Pakistanis working for
There were also a Historic
Helicopter Rescue of Mr. Tomaz Humar from Slovenian on Nanga Parbat in the
history of Pakistan Mountaineering.
Messer also become the
attention of news when he found his brother remains in Nanga Parbat.
Source: Asghar Ali Porik
M/s Jasmine Tours
GPO Box 859, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
Tel: 0092-51-5586823 Fax:
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