First Pakistani double-header women winter expedition 2010-2011 to Mangligh Sar (6050m) and Valyoo Sar(6030m) peak

A female student of the Shimshal Mountaineering School. File Photo

By Majeed Karim

The Shimshal Mountaineering School is organizing a double-header women winter expedition, which will be the first Pakistani Double-Header women winter expedition to Mangligh sar and Valyoo Sar.

The team comprises of seven women, including Dur Begum, Farzana Faisal, Takat Bika, Shakeela Numa, Merah Jabeen, Gohar Nigar and Hafiza Bano. Veteran mountaineer Qudrat Ali will lead the expedition, who is also a co-founder of the Shimshal Mountaineering School, Shaheen Baig being the other founder.

All these alpinist women are well trained and have a vast technical experience. Two. Farzana Fasial and Dur Begum, have already scaled 6000ers.

The first double-header Women Expedition will kick off on December 25 towards Mangligh Sar(6050m) and Valyoo Sar (6030m).

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  1. Please take care of yourselves and be attentive in snow falling season. I wish you all the best. May you return safe and successful. Insha Allah.

    Regards, Shujaat

  2. Hello from Islamabad..I wish you all good luck and success and i am sure that you will return with good health and nice movements alongwith success..My heartiest regards and wishes will remain with you all..

    Safe journey and best of luck

  3. what saves a man is to take a step, then another step, it is always the same step
    but you have to take it

    antoin desaint

  4. We wish you good luck all team members. Inshallaha our daughters will make a history safe journey to the top and back.

  5. Proud not only because they are gonna climb a mountain.more proud because they are gona diversify the societal approaches of Pakistan.
    Best of Luck.

  6. We are living i a female dominant society wher females are not given thier rights what they deserve.It is indeed an ice break for our females in the field of spports.Though we have given them ample opportunty in education but it is also a new trend for our females to paricipate in spports as well.I congrats you for your great success and proving herslef daughter of mountaineous region.Wish you goood luck in your future.

  7. Congratulations for the efforts to make the event possible.We are proud of you all and pray for your successes and safe return. Best of luck.

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