Pakistan Update: Germans Summit Unclimbed Peak

Pakistan Update: Germans Summit Unclimbed Peak
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Great news just in from Pakistan: German Felix Berg, Mirza Ali Baig and three German clients bagged the first ascent of a 5,770m peak in Shimshal today at 10am. The team started their trek up the Shimshal Valley earlier this week. As Berg told Stefan Nestler’s Adventure Mountain blog, the expedition aimed at “two mountains on the right side of the Shimshal Valley, about 6,000m high, which have not yet been climbed and do not yet have a name.” The Germans, all of whom tested negative for COVID-19 just before leaving, noted that they were the only foreigners in Hunza area, although not the only tourists: Some staycationing locals were also enjoying the cooler temperatures and fresh air.   Meanwhile, a second European team, this one from the Czech Republic, landed in Hunza recently and is heading for Muchu Chhis,... .... Continue Reading at Explorers Web



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