Shehroze Kashif summits 8th tallest mountain Mansalu

By: News Desk      Published: 11:56 AM, 25 Sep, 2021
Shehroze Kashif
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Internationally-acclaimed Pakistani mountaineer Shehroze Kashif has set another world record as he summited the eighth-highest mountain in the world located in Nepalese Himalayas, Manaslu (8163m) at 5:40am Pakistan Standard Time (PST), reported 24NewHD TV channel on Saturday. 

Shehroze became the youngest climber in the world to summit K2 on 27 July 2021 at 8:10am. He became the youngest Pakistani to summit Everest on 11 May 2021.

After the successful summit of Mount Everest, Sports Board Punjab made him the youth ambassador of Punjab, Pakistan. He also summited Broad Peak at the age of 17, after which he was called “The Broad Boy”. 

Pertinent to note that Manaslu is the eighth-highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres (26,781 ft) above sea level. 

It is in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas, in the west-central part of Nepal. The name Manaslu means "mountain of the spirit" and is derived from Sanskrit. Manaslu was first climbed on May 9, 1956, by members of a Japanese expedition. 

Reporters Hafiz Shehbaz and Wajid Raza