Hassan Sadpara, Pakistani mountaineer, Died at 53

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Hassan Sadpara was born on April 3, 1963, and died on November 21, 2016.

His real name is Hassan Asad.

He was a Pakistani mountaineer and an adventurer.

He came from the small village of Sadpara, 7 kilometres from Skardu in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Hassan was the first Pakistani to have climbed six eight-thousanders including the world’s highest peak Everest (8848m) besides K2 (8611m), Gasherbrum I (8080m), Gasherbrum II (8034m), Nanga Parbat (8126 m), Broad Peak (8051m).

Sadpara also credited for summiting five of the eight-thousanders without using supplemental oxygen.

Initial reports were that Hassan Sadpara clarified that he used supplemental oxygen during his Everest ascent due to bad weather.

Sadpara died due to cancer, in Rawalpindi.

Hassan Sadpara passed away at53 years old.

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