June 27 : According to the secretary of the Alpine Club Of Pakistan a total of 672 climbing permits have been issued for climbing different peaks in pakistan this season.All permits are including members and support climbers.According to data 348 climbers are attempting K2 or Broad Peak.101 climbers are attempting Gasherbrum I and II and 82 climbers are attempting Nanga Parbat.
According to sources Nepali climbers along with their clients have reached the base of 8,000-meter peaks in Pakistan.
Kristin Harila from Norgway is planning to climb all 8000’ers in Pakistan this season with her two climbing guides Pasdawa Sherpa and Dawa Ongju Sherpa. Recently she climbed six 8,000m peaks in Nepal this spring in just 29 Days.She is on mission to climb all 14 peaks in six months.According to sources she is on Nanga Parbat now until Thursday she could not climb because of snowfall now the weather is great since last two days. She reached Camp 2 and now she is back to base camp.She is planning for summit push next week.
British climber Adriana Brownlee reached Nanga Parbat Camp 1 on Saturday and Camp 2 on Sunday, she intends to go down to Base Camp and wait for a summit window. She is accompanied by Geljen Sherpa. According to Geljen Sherpa there are more climbers there this season and that most of them want to climb more than one peak. “Over 80 climbers will attempt this holy mountain, and if weather permits within this month,”
Denis Urubko is also in Pakistan this season n. Urubko has four climbing permits Gasherbrum I and II, Broad Peak, and K2. Attempting all four would be extremely ambitious because Urubko never uses supplemental O2. He is currently on Broad Peak Base Camp.
Nepali climbers Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita and Dawa Yangzum Sherpa are also in Karakoram. They are also on a mission to climb all 14 peaks above 8,000 meters.They already scaled seven of the 14 peaks above 8,000 meters. They are the first Nepali female climbers to summit K2 in 2014. They are also on Nanga Parbat now.
Pakistani climber Sirbaz Khan is attempting Gasherbrum I.Sirbaz has climbed 11 of the 14 peaks. He wants to become the first Pakistani to climb all 14 peaks. Gasherbrum I is the only peak in Pakistan he has left to summit. Then only Cho Oyu and Shishapangma.
Pakistani climber Shehroze Kashif is attempting Nanga Parbat and then Gasherbrum I and II.
Taiwanese climber Tseng Ko-Erh (Grace Tseng) who is also on mission to attempt all 14 peaks. She is also on Nanga Parbat now.