About Hassan Sadpara:
Hassan Sadpara (born 1963) is a Pakistani adventurer from a small village, named Sadpara, 7 kilometres from Skardu. He is the first Baltistani to have climbed all five eight-thousanders of Pakistan: K2 (8611m), Gasherbrum I (8080m), Gasherbrum II (8034m), Nanga Parbat (8126 m), and Broad Peak (8051m). He climbed all five without supplemental oxygen.
CareerHe is he second Baltistani to have summited all 5x8000m peaks, after Mr. Nisar Hussain of Satpara village. Unlike most climbers from the West, who are equipped with state of the art climbing gear (and sometimes sponsored by multinational corporations), Hassan Sadpara started his career from a mud house with very few resources, and has climbed with whatever gear he could manage. He has worked as a porter for various expeditions, including ones led by Koreans and Poles.
Adventures:In Jan 2009 he met with Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, along with fellow K2 climber Shaheen Baig, Nazir Sabir (president of the Alpine Club of Pakistan) and other officials. The president appreciated their efforts and assured them he would extend all possible support for the Mount Everest expedition in 2009, which is planned to proceed without supplemental oxygen.
Mr.Hassan Sadpara from Pakistan ,Baltistan, summit world’s tallest Mountain,Mount everest 8848m, on Monday 12 may 2011 630am PST Mr Hassan is the second pakistani to summit Mount Everest, Mr. Hassan along other four member team has left for the base camp on 3rd of april.
Mr. Hassan previously summit all five 8000m peaks in Pakistan and all without supplementary Oxygen!
- K2, 8611 m in 1994
- Nanga Parbat (8126 m in 1999
- Gasherbrum I (G-1) (8080m) in 2006
- Broad Peak (8051m) in 2007
- Gasherbrum II (G-2) (8034m), in 2006