Another feat for the brother-sister mountaineer duo

Another feat for the brother-sister mountaineer duo via Dawn.com – ISLAMABAD: Samina Baig and her brother Mirza Ali on Wednesday captured the third of the seven highest peaks spread across different continents.

The Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) confirmed that the climbing duo has conquered the 5,895 metres high Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

“The climbers have not yet returned to base camp. We will have more information once they are back and ready to give more details about their accomplishment,” said Member Executive Council, ACP, Karrar Haidri while confirming the news of their success.

Samina Baig became the first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest on May 19, 2013 on the 60th anniversary since the world’s highest peak was conquered the first time in 1953.

The climbing duo had made history in January when they climbed the highest peak Mount Vinson in Antarctica.

via Another feat for the brother-sister mountaineer duo – DAWN.COM.

Author: ismailimail

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