Mirza Ali Baig – First Pakistani To Scale 7 Summits In 7 Continents
Mountaineer Mirza Ali has become the first Pakistani to scale seven summits in seven continents. Ali achieved the feat after successfully climbing Mount Everest. He scaled the mountain on May 22 to become first Pakistani to climb seven summits in seven continents.Ali’s wife Samiya says that it was his dream, which came true after seven years. Ali also happens to be the brother of Samina Baig, the first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest.
Three other Pakistanis have also climbed the Mount Everest, including Nazir Sabir and Hassan Sadpara belonging to Gilgit-Baltistan, and Col retired Abdul Jabbar Bhatti from Punjab.
The 7 summits include:
Mount Everest, which is in Nepal, Asia
Aconcagua, which is in Argentina, South America
Denali, in United States, North America
Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania, Africa
Mount Elbrus, which is in Russia, Europe
Mount Vinson, which is in Antarctica
Carstensz Pyramid, which is in Australia