I was last in Pakistan in 2006.
Things have changed somewhat and their excitement at having Imran Khan as PM is clear.
The summer season started with a lot of snow which meant great climbing conditions once it had consolidated and we were the first to summit Gasherbrum 2, well ahead of the other groups.
We used no fixed ropes and broke trail til the summit.
Arriving in Bishkek the capital of Krygyzstan in a heatwave, 40C.
First stop Ibn Sina Peak popularly known as Pik Lenin, 7134m.
If you’re in Dubai, come and see the talk at SportsZone on 10th February 2015
I’ve led expeditions to the most dangerous and beautiful mountains in the world.
Taken clients into the Death Zone and returned. I now brings his tales from over 8000m to Dubai.
The evening will show adventures from the Middle East region including Stairway to Heaven and The Musandam Peninsula.
A whistle stop tour of the planet including notable peaks such as Cho Oyu, Broad Peak, Ama Dablam, Khan Tengri and Aconcagua. There will be opportunity to ask questions about the expeditions and trips he is leading for OutdoorArabia.