Tue. Oct 20th, 2020

The Shimshal Mountaineering School

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23 thoughts on “The Shimshal Mountaineering School

  1. very good I like it, congratulations to our sisters particularly and brothers for this effort, I would suggest our brothers of the shimshaal Mountaineering school should add interested youth female and male from other villages of Gojal to this group, which can help them to be financially strong and also keep them busy in doing something good for themselves, for their families and area

    Best of Luck to all of you, i pray for the success of the shimshaal Mountaineering school

    With best regards

    Fayyaz Ahmed Dewan

  2. We appreciate the Shimshal Mountaineering School to initiate the first mountaineering school in the area, and specially encouraging female climbers.
    best of luck

  3. My heartiest regards to those who are behind the creation of this mega project (not in finacial but in social terms). I also salute all the participants (particularly our women) for their couragious move towards an illimited recreative physical activity that will take them near the ‘skies’ of the universe both materially and environmentally. These are the initiatives that will matter positively for our future generations.

    Please be confident in what you do and you’ll be super-human in the coming era.

  4. Excellent work, shimshal is a home of mountainers .THIS is a great effort done by QUDRAT ALI.KEEP IT UP

  5. My sincere congratulations to Qudrat Bhai for this wonderful initiative of promotion adventure at grass root level in Pakistan! and more encouraging Women adventurism is a very great step!
    i believe this is what a way to guide the youths in to extreme sports such mountain adventure!

    its beyond doubt that shimshal is home of peerless mountaineers , the contribution is unmatched to pakistani mountaineering history , its understood this valley will produce women mountain climbers at very nearest and future!

    My best wishes and appreciations!
    MirzaW

  6. I am so grateful to know that Shimshal Mountaineering School has started such dynamic programs for youth (both male and female) in that region. I would say it is not a new for the female of that region. It exists from centuries. Our mothers and grandmothers used to do mountaineering by only having the simplest equipmentments of “sondalls and cleng” but now they are more equipped with latest protective equipments.
    It is really a demanding program for our area. From the Attabad disaster experience our youth should learn the terms and techniques to live a livelihood life in this mountainous region. There should be summer vacation programs with the collaboration of The Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board, for male and female students who usually come to Gojal for vacations from different colleges and Universities. It will be a source of income generation for the school as well as students will get more opportunities to learn mountaineering and working on a unique plateform. We need a plateform get organized and come forward and work together.You may analyze from the current situation happening in gojal. We are not organized therefore we could not work with the organizations to get rid of that disaster. We only blame government where the government itself is in disastrous situation.

    I would request all youth (male and female) from school to university level to learn mountaineering to bring back the livelihood history of your fathers and mothers.
    I congratulate the board members of this school for initiating such a demanding program and I would request to extend this program globally through internet.

  7. Congratulation to our brother and sisters for their great achievements keep it up.

    Ali Aman Gojali
    Badakhshon

  8. DEAR UNCLE, IN THE OPENING OF SHIMSHALL MOUNTAINEERING SCHOOL IS ONE OF THE BEST AS WELL AS THE FIRST INSTITUTE,IN THE RIGON, WHER NOT ONLY MALE BUT FEMALES WILL BE ENCOURAGING IN THE SECTOR OF MOUNTAINEERING AND ADVENTURE.
    I AM REALLY PROUD OF YOU,THAT YOUR CONTIBUTION IS NOT ONLY FOR SHIMSHAL YOUTH BUT ALSO FOR THE INTERNATIONAL LEARNER WHO CAN JOIN THE SCHOOL AND THAT WOULD BE MORE BENIFICIENT FOR OUR COMMUNITY.

    THERE ARE MANY FAMOUSE MOUNTAINEERS,TOUR OPPERATORS,TOUR GUIDES AND CULTURAL GUIDE WHO CAN CONTRIBUT AND THE SCHOOL WILL BECOME ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR SCHOOL IN THE WORL.

    MY BEST WHISHS AND PRAYERS ARE ALWAYS WITH YOU …….BE PROUD THAT YOU ARE THE BEST.

    REHMAT RAHEEM SHERAZI
    KARACHI

  9. A huge step taken to promote such a beautiful sport in Pakistan
    and it is great to see our female youth taking part in such extreme sports
    wish you best of luck:)

  10. Dear Qudrat,
    I am absolutely delighted to see the photos of your mountaineering
    classes! I am proud to have such an open-minded and devoted
    friend! In my new book, there is, of course, a passage about
    this project of yours!
    All the best to you and all the young men and WOMEN!

    Best regards
    Christiane

  11. Dear Qudrat and Members!
    Im very glad to see shimshal Mountaineer School pictures. This project is really very important for our area. Because you know we are leaving the land of Mountaineering. I proud of all sister and brother who are climbing and also seeking some thing from you.
    Im praying you and your team for a great success.
    Best of Luck
    Sarbaz Karim

  12. Dear Qudrat and Members,
    Congrats to you all.
    you will Rock the world.

    wish you best of luck. Gohar

  13. Dear Qudrat, the participants, managment, BOD members and every one connected with the school, please accept my appriciation.

    The initiative is great but you need to evolve the school into a sustained approach, where you do not need to be dependent on external financial resources… I mean always asking for grants!

    I hope the school to have a strategy to have its own funding means- may be through membership and training costs!.
    Better do some marketing in the schools and colleges/ universities in Pakistan.

    Cheers

    Darjat

    .

  14. ……..dts thy exceptional feast nd wht a courageous effort.they v been galiour at such manuveours.Great work indeed

  15. Good initiative and encouraging women in this sport is wonderful. As Shimshal is very fertile to produing well known climbers like Mr.Rajab Mr. Meharban Shah Mr.Qudrat and to many other young climbers had already crossed mile-stone for their country in this particuler sport.
    i am certain this school will start producing women climbers who will start representing pakistan nationally and internatioally.

    the event organizers and School establishers your effort
    is appreciatable.
    Ali Masud
    Montréal

  16. this is an amazing news for sumone like me who really wanted to have sum kind of formal training before going to concordia, my dream so far, and all the other exciting peaks including nanga parbat whose beauty has ensnared me for such a long time.

    best of luck and hope to hear from u whenever there is something new and challlanging coming up.

  17. Amazing to see Shimshali girls, born mountaineers like Shepas, doing a wonderful job in majestic mountains of once a Jammu & Kashmir State.Wish I could visit this heavenly place. From Indian side of Kashmir can’t go anywhere beyond Nubra or Gurez.
    Keep it up

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