August 08, Climbers from different team scaled world’s 13th highest mountain today.
Taiwanese climber Tseng Ko-Erh aka Grace Tseng along with her climbing guide Nima Gyalzen Sherpa and Ningma Dorje Tamang scaled GII today at around 10:00 am Pakistan time. According to sources she climbed GII without the use of supplementary oxygen. she has now climbed three 8000m peaks within 18 days all without O2 support. On 22nd July she climbed K2, On 28th July she climbed Broad Peak. She will now attempt Gasherbrum I.
Norwegian climber Kristin Harilla along with her climbing guide Dawa Ongju Sherpa and Pasdawa Sherpa also reached the summit of Gasherbrum II at 7:19 am Pakistan time. This is their tenth 8000er in last four months. Kristin Harilla is on her 14 peaks mission she aims to climb all 14 peaks in short period of time. She will now attempt Gasherbrum I.
Canadian climber Liliya Ianovskaia along with her climbing guide Pema Chhiring Sherpa also scaled GII today at 8:55 A.M.
Pakistani climber Shehroze Kashif also climbed GII today at 9am Pakistan time. This is his 9th 8000er, he aims to become youngest person to climb all 14 peaks.