Pakistan’s northern regions are home to one of the most breathtaking and highest summits in the world, including the second highest peak in the world, K-2.
The beauty of the region has been perfectly encapsulated by images shared by Samina Baig, the first Pakistani woman and the third Pakistani to climb Mount Everest, shared images of her recent expedition to scale K-2.
Here are some of the images shared by Samina's brother, Mirza Ali, who is part of the K2 expedition.
Finally after two days of road ride on Karakorum high way ,we are in Skardu ! pic.twitter.com/tZWJXUYElm— Mirza Ali (@Mirza_climb) June 29, 2015
Samina Baig, who became the first Pakistani woman to scale Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain with a peak at 8,848 metres, is now on an adventure to scale K2, the world’s second highest mountain at 8,611 metres.
Jeep ride was bumpy & switched car due to broken bridge ,Now in Askoli! Moon rise &The moonlight is unbelievable !! pic.twitter.com/YcPio7vEKg— Mirza Ali (@Mirza_climb) July 1, 2015
Samina along with her brother are all set to reach K2's summit in the coming days.
Read: Samina Baig: First Pakistani woman to scale Mount Everest
Surprise encounter with my partner in climbing crime! Arshad came all the way from base camp to Paiju!Now in Ardukus pic.twitter.com/RGyJYb6StU— Mirza Ali (@Mirza_climb) July 4, 2015
Read: Mission accomplished: Samina becomes first Pakistani woman to scale 7 highest peaks on 7 continents