Renowned Pakistani climber Ali Raza Sadpara, who had been critically wounded after falling from a mountain, has passed away.
On 17 May, mountaineer Ali Raza Sadpara fell off a mountain during a routine climbing training near his village of Gilgit and was seriously wounded.
According to Ali Raza’s family, he was being treated at the hospital, where he expired. Ali Raza Sadpara’s funeral prayers will be offered today at the Olding graveyard at 10 am. Sadpara was eyeing climbing the K2 – the highest summit in Pakistan–this season.
This was the only top, summit, he had yet to climb among the eight-thousanders in Pakistan. He has climbed 17 times on the Broad Peak, the Gasherbrum I, the Gasherbrum II, and the Nanga Parbat. No other Pakistani has climbed mountains over 8,000 meters.
Sadpara had made two attempts to climb the K2 peak in the past, but both failed because of the weather conditions.