Meet Shehroz Kashif the youngest mountain climber in our country. Pakistan is listed amongst countries having natural beautiful places. Mesmerizing mountains, lakes, peaks, grounds, and lots more.
With due respect to these blessed places, adventurous sports are also quite popular. Many people participate and celebrate events over this.
Where adults and have their fun youngster are not frequently encouraged to climb huge heights. But here we are with 15-year-old Shehroze Kashif setting a record as the youngest mountain climber in Pakistan. This proud Pakistani Shehroze Kashif a 15-year-old belongs from Lahore.
The journey for Shehroze Kashif started at the age since his first expedition. Shehroz has already climbed several mountain peaks ranging from more than 4,000 meters in altitude since past 3 years.
Shehroz Kashif has conquered Gondogora Pass which is 5700 meters and it’s just 25km south of the highest K2. Whereas he has also scaled Manglik Sir which marks the highest personal record till date metering 6050 meters.
This is How Shehroz Kashif’s Journey Began:
As said by Shehroz Kashif beginning of something new and emerging of passion are initiated by inspirations. And so on for Shehroz inspiration came from his father named Kashif.
Shehroz got inspired by Kashif’s trip to Siri Paye, Shogran where he witnessed some hikers who were beginning to start their scale towards Makra Peak that is 4000 meters.
Further Shehroz’s interest developed. He began to imagine the what was the basic purpose to do this and what comes at the top? His father and trekking partners amazed him ver much.
However, due to harsh weather, earlier he wasn’t allowed to go hiking. But a week after that along with his father Shehroz came back to Shogran. Both hired a porter and at that time 12-year-old Shehroz conquered his first peak.
This was just a beginning, later Shehroz went on to scale heights after heights. Musa Ka Musalla (4080m) was his next peak at the age of 12 in 2014. In fact, Shehroz climbed Musa Ka Musalla 2 times once in winters and other during summer.
Moreover, he kept an extraordinary speed and also scaled Chambra Peak that is 4600+m in 2014. After that Ganga Choti (3044m) in 2015.
After doing these it was the time Shehroz decided to climb more than sub-500 meters. And he went on to scale Manglik Sar peak which is 6050m.
Future Plans of Shehroz Kashif:
The young trekker is ready for more thrilling adventures and looks forward at the Khurdopin Pass.
It’s a huge challenge as Khurdopin is known for the most challenging and dangerous Passes in the world. Moreover, it hasn’t been scaled since over 10 years.
We wish Great Luck to Shehroz Kashif and his extraordinary skills.