File Photo Facebook On July 28th, at 3.30 PM local time, 52-year-old Vanessa O’Brien made history as she became the first American female to stand on top of the Savage Mountain, “The K2”. Vanessa was accompanied by eleven other mountaineers including Icelander John Snorri Sigurjónsson, Chinese – Zhang Liang and Miss Jing Xue and a sturdy team of […]

​Search and Rescue operation had to be suspended as the Pakistan Army Aviation Helicopter could not carry on the search for more than three hours in wake of bad weather. Spaniard Alberto Zerain and Argentinian Mariano Galvan, known to be one of the best High Altitude Alpinists in the world, were attempting Nanga from Half

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​Pakistan’s whipped up war hysteria ensuing the deadly pre-dawn ambush of the Indian Brigade Headquarters in Uri, has done little to deliver a fitting reply to India’s Baluchistan stance which has long become a bleeding wound in Pakistan’s porous Foreign policy. ​Successive Pakistani governments despite realizing the interminable deprivation of the Baloch people, have failed

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​Monstrous Ogre- ıı also known as Latok-2, famous for being one of the most difficult massifs in the world to climb has yet again swallowed two of the world renowned high altitude alpinists. Utah based Kyle Dempster 33 and Scott Adamson 34 have been reported missing for the last more than one week and Search

American climbers Kyle Dempster and Scott Adamson missing on notorious Ogre- ıı in Northern PakistanRead More »

In the wee hours of June 15, 2016, Sindh Wildlife Department (SWD) raided the export cargo terminal of Jinnah International Karachi and seized a colossal quantity of live black scorpions, 148 in all, on their way to Hong Kong. On a tip off from unknown sources, the SWD confiscated in what is now called the

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Contrary to the much visited Fairy Meadows and Raikot face of Nanga Parbat, Diamir aka Diamoro (in local dialect) is much rugged, long and a raw trek. It takes a painstaking three days of a continuous trek to reach the south-western face of the mountain from where one can directly see the main summit standing

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Northern areas, Khyber Paktunkhwah and various other parts of Pakistan have been badly hit by recent rains and flashfloods claiming around 188 lives yet the local administration has failed to declare emergency in the affected areas which would have boosted the relief efforts. Karakorum Highway, the only road link of the country with the northern

Rains and Flash floods: Shangla, Ghizer, Kohistan, Dir among worst affected as death toll rises to 188Read More »

As per the reports coming from the Base Camp, the Killer Giant has been taken down by three of the resilient mountaineers, all of whom have at least tried twice in the past to conquer the mighty 8,126m peak in the rugged Western Himalayas of Pakistan. The news arrived in the evening of February 26,

“The Killer Mountain” surrenders! 30 years hitherto, Nanga Parbat Finally taken downRead More »