The Body Of Pakistani Mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara Seems To Have Been Found On K2

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26th Jul, 2021. 04:55 pm

Muhammad Ali Sadpara: Unconfirmed reports indicate that the dead body of missing Pakistani mountaineer Ali Sadpara has been found on K2.  According to Initial reports Madison’s fixing Sharpas have found two bodies from near bottleneck. The first one found from 400m below the bottleneck and now they found M. Ali Sadpara’s body from 300m below the bottleneck.

Muhammad Ali Sadpara, along with two other colleagues – John Snorri Sigurjónsson of Iceland and Juan Pablo Mohr Prieto of Chile – were officially declared dead on February 18, nearly two weeks after they went missing on the ‘Savage Mountain’.

 

Alpine Adventure Guides also confirmed the reports of recovering  Ali Sadpara’s body. “#Breaking #news #K2: The dead body of late legendary climber national hero Muhammad Ali Sadpra below 300m from Bottleneck. Rest in peace #k2 alisadpar #heroes #RIP #Mountain,” tweeted on microblogging site.

Pakistan’s climbing hero, Ali Sadpara, John Snorri from Iceland and Juan Pablo Mohr from went missing on K2, the world’s second-highest mountain while attempting to scale K2 in winters.

Detailing the journey, Sadpara’s son said that they began their expedition towards the K2 summit on February 05 and he reached the bottleneck point at the peak.

“After reaching 8200 meters, I realized that it will be difficult for him to continue the expedition without oxygen,” he said.

They boy further added that when he tried to use the available oxygen, it emerged that their regulators have leaked.

Sajid Ali Sadpara said that he suffered from mental issues at that point and his father and John Snorri asked him to return.

“I returned from bottleneck while the other members of the team went up from there to reach the K2 summit,” he said.

A three-member team of Icelandic mountaineer John Snorri, Pakistani teammate Ali Sadpara and his son Sajid Sadpara aimed to reach on the top of the world’s second-highest mountain k2 but Sajid had returned because of his oxygen regulator malfunctioning.

The team set out on Sunday to head to K2 without oxygen, but due to severe weather, they returned to base camps and waited for the weather to clear.

The climber stopped at a very high altitude for only 8 minutes as the communication system was frozen due to cold.

Ali Sadpara official Twitter account which was handled by his management team said that they have no direct contact with the team. They still don’t know their exact location.

They also urged people to pray for them. “It’s disturbing for their families and climbing community Management,” the message said.

“I just got in contact with Sajid at C3. He went out to check if there is any trace of them. He hasn’t seen any lights or any movement. He has food, a sleeping bag and he is holding tight. We’ll publish the news as soon as he informs us,” the message further added.

Ali Sadpara hails from a small village in Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan. Lacking better training opportunities, Ali Sadpara began his hobby of mountaineering as a porter and travelled with certified mountaineering teams but only went to the last base camp with their luggage and returned.

After that, he started his journey and climbed many famous peaks. In 2019, he climbed the world’s fifth-highest peak at 8,485 meters in Nepal. He is the first Pakistani mountaineer to have climbed seven mountain peaks above 8,000 meters in the world.

Ascending K2 is a task for a master climber and Fazal Ali was the first Pakistani to have ascended to the summit of on three different occasions.

 

Who is Muhammad Ali Sadpara

Muhammad Ali Sadpara, known as the bravest climbing hero of Pakistan, hails from a small village in Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan. Lacking better training opportunities, he began his hobby of mountaineering as a porter and travelled with certified mountaineering teams but only went to the last base camp with their luggage and returned.

After that, Ali Sadpara started his journey and climbed many famous peaks. In 2019, he climbed the world’s fifth-highest peak at 8,485 meters in Nepal. He is the first Pakistani mountaineer to have climbed seven mountain peaks above 8,000 meters in the world.

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