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Pakistani mountaineer turns into first Asian to summit Mount Kilimanjaro inside 24 hrs

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  • Asad Ali Memon says it took him 20 hours to finish summit and return to gate of Mount Kilimanjaro
  • The younger mountaineer had arrived on the mountain final week

Pakistani mountaineer Asad Ali Memon on Monday turned the primary Pakistani and Asian to summit the Mount Kilimanjaro inside 24 hours.

“Alhumdulillah, I became the only Asian & Pakistani to climb [Mount] Kilimanjaro in less than 24 hours,” mentioned the mountaineer in an Instagram put up.

Memon shared that it took him solely 20 hours to summit and return to the gate of Africa’s highest mountain.

In accordance with the Pakistani Embassy in Tanzania, Memon had arrived on the Mount Kilimanjaro final week the place he acclimatized to the realm.

“After two days of preparation and acclimatisation on Mount Kilimanjaro, Memon will descend to the “start point-Umbwe Gate” of Mount Kilimanjaroon February 14, 2021 morning. He will rest for the day before beginning the challenge early morning at 06:00 am on Monday, February 15, 2021,” mentioned an announcement from the mission.

Learn extra: Pakistani mountaineer goals to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in lower than 24 hours

The mission mentioned that the Umbwe route, that was taken by Memon, is the “most challenging” to summit Mount Kilimanjaro because it has a steep ascent.

“Approaching from the south, the Umbwe route is a short and vertical climb. After reaching Barranco camp, the trail turns west before summiting the Uhuru Peak (5895 metres) from Arrow Glacier camp,” mentioned the mission. It added that the rout was additionally troublesome because it doesn’t present the “gradual stages for acclimatisation”.

For Memon, Mount Kilimanjaro is the third mountain of his ‘Seven Summit Challenge’.

Final yr, Asad had efficiently climbed Aconcagua, the best peak within the Americas and hoisted the Pakistani flag at its high, situated in Argentina.

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