First Pakistani Women on Winter Expedition In the Karakorum Pakistan.

Author: Mirza Ali

First Pakistani Women  on Winter Expedition

In the Karakorum Pakistan

Mingligh Sar 6050m Karakorum December 2010

“A Quest Beyond Limits Part II”

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After successful joint venture of Pakistan youth Outreach & Satwa Guna to scale an unclimbed peak 6400m, Chashkin sar in the shimshal ,maidur  vilage of Karakorum , Pakistan youth outreach has been able to plan its 2nd historical adventure in the extrme  winter, this winter expedition is going to be the first pakistani women winter Expedition in Pakistan  women adventure history, Samina Baig who recently climbed an unclimbed peak and became the youngest woman mountaineer of Pakistan  to climb over 6400m,will be the woman mountaineer from Pakistan, the other woman Member of the expedition is Jennifer Rawlins ,one of the main suppter of Pakistan Youth Outreach,jennifer Rawlins is from  Atlanta United Stats of America . Along the team Mr. Mirza Ali Team Leader & Founding President of Pakistan Youth outreach, Arshad Karim, Salamat Khan,Yahya baig and the technical advisor will be Yausaf Khan a veteran Pakistani mountaineer and Ex-Army climber.

The team will climb a 6050m peak, Mingligh Sar in the shimshal Pamir of Pakistan, which was never climbed before in winter. the peak will be attempted via west ridge, climbed for the first time by Mr.Mirza ali and named, Thomas Johnese Leedert Route. The route is approximately 38 to 42 Degree, the technical level is high and need complete gears .the peak has traditional route which is south ridge.  This Peak has been famous among people for its nice ascent and summit view, including a nice view of Karakorum second highest mountain the savage mountain K2 and much more!

During the expedition, for acclimatization the team will also try to climb two 5000m mountains, Quz Sar 5850m Approximately and an unnamed and unclimbed peak approximately 5700m, the location of the peaks are close to each other at distance of three to five km.  All three mountains are at shimshal Pamir” shimshal pass”.

The expedition will start from shimshal valley ,the frontier village of pakistan, situated in the extreme karakorum ,sigregates Pak-China border and dividing point of Central asia. Shimshal village is well known for its rputed HP’s and rich culture and hospitalitty.  The village situated at 3300m above sea level ,the  temperature drops to -20 in winter. Having extreme weather in the village the extreme condition can be observed in imaginations how cold  that would be  on the mountains in the massive Karakorum!

Expedition Base camp will be established at shujrave around 4486m,from Shujrave these Mountains will be attempted. the expected temperature would be -30 to -40 (approximately)

The documentary of the expedition will be made for any leading TV channel, those who would be interested to  air it. The expedition gest is to Educate youth about mountain sports , give awareness and Promote women adventure, the second theme of the expedition is send a soft image to the world that the country is peace loving and every one is welcome to explore Pakistan, its also our aim to   expose pakistan adventure potential areas,  to show the world that pakistan is rich ,culturaly ,historicaly and its mountains are unmatched in the world, the beauty and peaceful Karakorum , Hindukush and Himalaya. These huge mountain ranges are  heaven for trekkers, photographers, culture observers, historians, researchers , film makers ,mountain and nature lovers. The  adventure potential area of Pakistan Karakorum  is  the most beautiful  and soul attracting , it’s the best  tourist attraction point in the world. The s roughness, beauty and fierce towering Mountains are all inspiring for all walk of life and interest.  the variety of adventure has been experienced by many world class adventure  lovers, trekkers and culture tour makers, its our  theme also to give exposure to Pakistan and its wonderful and unparallel beautiful mountains,valleys,glaciers  and also  encourage youth adventure and most top objective Promotion of women adventure.

The Expedition is solely Depends on Donations/Sponsors, if any one want to sponsor or donate our expeditoin as well as our program and future projects , we would thank and appreciate the favor! The second  Project of Pakistan Youth outreach, first women Pakistani women winter expeditoins , which is named “A Quest Beyond limits Part II” and the documentary will be of the same title!


Mirza Ali

Ph # 0092-313-9992210

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The itinerary is as follows:

First Women  on Winter Expedition Mingligh Sar 6050m
SHIMSHAL -Hunza-Karakorum Pakistan
12/1/10 1 Fly to Gilgit/Drive to Besham Flight/Bus Hotel
12/2/2010 2 Besham- Chilas Bus/Van Hotel
12/3/2010 3 Besham-Hunza Bus/Van Hotel
12/4/10 4 Hunza-Shimshal Toyota/jeep Home
12/5/2010 5 Shimshal Rest Home
12/6/2010 6 Shimshal-Furzin Trek Camp
12/7/10 7 Furzin Purian Trek Camp
12/8/2010 8 Purian-Shujrave Trek Camp
12/9/2010 9 Shujrave Rest Camp
12/10/10 10 Shujrave-High Camp Acclimatization Camp
12/11/2010 11 Base Camp-High Camp Climb Camp
12/12/2010 12 High Camp-Summit  (Quz Sar 5850m) Climb Camp
12/13/10 13 High camp-Summit (5700m unnamed/unclimbed  peak) Climb Camp
12/14/2010 14 Base Camp Rest Camp
12/15/2010 15 Base Camp -High Camp (Mingligh 6050m) Climb Camp
12/16/10 16 high Camp -summit Climb Camp
12/17/2010 17 Base camp Rest Camp
12/18/2010 18 Shujrave-Arbob purian Trek Camp
12/19/10 19 Arbub purian -Furzin Rest Camp
12/20/2010 20 Furzin-shimshal Trek Camp
12/21/2010 21 Shimshal Rest Home/Hotel
12/22/10 22 Shimshal-Hunza Bus/Van Hotel
12/23/2010 23 Hunza-Gilgit Drive Hotel
12/24/2010 24 Gilgit-Flight/Drive Drive Hotel
12/25/10 25 Besham/Islamabad Drive Hotel
12/26/2010 26 Islamabad End of Expedition HOME

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