Sunday - 15th July 2012
The China Pakistan Friendship Expedition to Spantik Peak, by the Grace of
Allah, has successfully scaled the summit of 7,027 metre high Spantik Peak
today. In a call from mountain’s summit, the Expedition leader Lt Col (Retd)
Dr Abdul Jabbar Bhatti said that the Expedition members took turns to reach
the summit between 1:45 pm to 2:15 pm on Sunday 15th July. Earlier the summit
team, which had started from Camp II (5,600 meters) on 14 July established
Camp III (6,200 metres) the same day and started for the summit from Camp III
today in the morning. The summit party comprising five Chinese and five
Pakistani members including two high altitude porters successfully hoisted
flags of China and Pakistan jointly on the Spantik summit. It was partial
cloudy with light snow fall throughout their ascent from Camp III. The
Expedition is scheduled to descend to Camp II today by evening and to the Base
Camp on 16 July. All its members are stated to be in good health.
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