Selena Khwaja, a 10-year-old girl becomes world’s youngest mountaineer to summit a 7000m mountain.
Mountain princess Selena Khwaja has successfully scaled Spantik Peak on Wednesday becoming the youngest climber ever to summit 7000 meter Spantik Peak, a mountain in Spantik-Sosbun Mountains subrange of Karakoram in Nagar Valley, Gilgit Baltistan.
The Karakoram Club tweeted,
“#SummitAlert#Pakistan ‘s 10 years old Selena Khawaja became the #youngest person ever to stand on top of #Spantik peak (7,027m) this morning. This record also holds special value as this makes her the youngest #climber ever to #summit a #7000er anywhere in the world #karakoram.”
The mountain princess already holds a record of peaking 5,000 and 6,000-meter peaks. Back in June, she scaled Mingli Sar which is 6050m. And in 2018, she climbed 5,765-metre Quz Sar Peak. No person younger than her in the mountaineering history has made such achievements.