Summer Season in the Karakoram – 2021

A look at who is planning to climb what in Pakistan this summer!

(This list will be constantly evolving and updating and is taken from various Media accounts)



Graham Zimmerman and Ian WelstedWest Ridge of K2 – Updates


Jeff Spelmans and Niels JespersBroad Peak then K2 – Tracker Updates


Sajid Sadpara and Elia Saikaly – Looking for answers on K2. – Updates


Carlos GarranzoClimbing K2Tracker Updates


Oswald PereiraFilming on K2 and Broad Peak Updates


Fotis TheocharisAiming for the K2 and Broad Peak double – Tracker – Updates


Jerry GoreK2 Insulin Challenge – Updates


Rick Allen, Jordi Tosas and Raimon Montoliu – With Karakorum Expeditions on K2 and Broad Peak


Shehroze Kashif – Young climber from Pakistan goes from Everest to K2 – Updates


Tamara Lunger – Returns to K2 – Updates


Mike KuengStephan Keck – The climbers / paragliders will be on Broad Peak and K2 – Keck Tracker Updates


Samina Baig – Aiming to be the first Muslim woman to climb K2 – Updates


Pete Brittleton and Paul Etheridge – UK Climbers going for Broad Peak and K2CumbriaToK2Updates


Victor Sans – Climbing K2 after Broad Peak – Tracker – Updates


Garrett Madison,  – Guiding on K2 and Broad Peak – Updates


Kenton Cool, – Guiding on K2 and Broad Peak – Updates


Rob Lucas – Climbing K2Updates


Jon Gupta  – Guiding on K2 and Broad Peak – Updates


Becks Ferry – Fresh from Everest and Lhotse to K2Updates


Hugo Ayaviri and Anne Bialek Bolivians on K2


6x Ukranian Team (Alpomania) plus 6 Support – K2 – Updates


Hushe Pakistani Expedition – to K2 – Updates


Ukraine / Nepalese Expedition on K2 – Updates


Jenn Drummond – From Everest to K2 – Updates


Sandro Gromen-Hayes – From Everest to K2 – Updates


Kim Hong-bin Broad Peak, Sadly died after gaining14th 8,000er – Updates


Death Zone Freeride (Vitaly Lazo, Anton Pugovkin, Thomas Lone) – Filming ‘OXYGEN’ on Broad Peak – Updates


Don Bowie and Lotta HinstaGoing for Broad Peak then possibly Gasherbrum II (French Route) – Updates


Monika WitkowskaClimbing Broad Peak – Updates


Fahad BadarReached summit of Broad Peak. Tracker – Updates


Saulius DamuleviciusReached summit of Broad Peak – Updates


Saeed AlmemariUAE native and ‘Seven Summits’ achiever goes for Broad Peak – Updates


Asif BhattiNo O2, No Porters, First 8,000m Broad Peak expedition. – Updates


Selena Khawaja12 year old aims to climb Broad PeakUpdates


David ElviraClimbing Broad Peak – Updates


Steff Maginelle, Sofie Lenaerts, Wouter Noterman and Luc BeirinckxClimbing Broad Peak – Updates


Zoltan Lenkeiclimbing Broad Peak


Yulia ZiTerzyul14 project on Broad PeakUpdates


Israel AshurliGuiding and climbing on Broad PeakUpdates


Saad Mohamed – Climbing and filming on Broad Peak – Updates


Saeed Karim, Ahmed Baig, Waqar Ali, Ishaq Ali, Rizwan Dad – Rope Fixing on K2 for Karakorum Expeditions – Updates


Shah D Shimshale, Faryad Karim, Arshad Karim, Bulbul Karim, Jalal U Din, Afreen Shah, Eid Muhammad, Shah Doulat, Liaqat Karim – Working on K2 with Karakorum Expeditions. – Updates


Pioneer Expeditions have a team including 9 Nepali Sherpas on K2



Jan MatiasekChanged plans late from K2 to Gasherbrum I


Serge HardyTreble of Broad Peak plus Gasherbrum I and II? – Updates


Tiphaine Duperier, Boris Langenstein, Aurélia Lanoe and Guillaume PierrelWill attempt to ski down Gasherbrum I and II – Updates


Phillipe GeninThe pianist is heading to Gasherbrum II – Updates


Radoslaw Wozniak and Peter Krzyżowski – Polish Beskid Expedition TeamGoing for Gasherbrum II Updates


Sirbaz Khan and Pakistan Team – summitted Gasherbrum II – Updates


Mario VielmoGasherbrum I – Updates


Marco Confortolaclimbing Gasherbrum I with Hassan Jan, and Fida Ashoor – Updates


A 10 man Czech / Slovakian team are attempting Gasherbrum II with Blue Sky Treks and Tours Tracker – Updates


Laura Mares and Justin Ionescu are heading to Gasherbrum I & II – Updates


Arman Shahpari and Milad Keshavarzi summitted Gasherbrum II – Updates


Marek Disman, Roman Balada, Karolina Grohova – Blue Sky Treks and Tours – On Gasherbrum II


Paul Diac and Iulian Costan with Team will climb Gasherbrum IIUpdates


Albert Vilarroya, Ignasi Sala, Ferran Pérez, Gonzalo Fernández and Lluís Cortadellas Gasherbrum I and II with no support or oxygen – ‘The Altitude Team’Updates


Edu Marin and Team – Trango Towers – Updates


Manuel Gonzalez, Enrique Osiel, Sergio Carrascosa, Carlos Santofe – ‘‘Ama Dablam Club’ going for the Messner/ Revol route on Nanga Parbat – Tracker – Updates


A Swiss Team including Beni Buehler are attempting K7 / Saraksa Peak – with Blue Sky Treks and Tours


Ralf Dujmovits and Nancy HansenUnclimbed peak Biarchedi I – Updates


3 man Czech team return for the unclimbed Muchu Chhish – Updates


Jerome Sullivan, Victor Saucede, Elias Martin and Jeremy Stagnetto – Lesser known K13 / Dansam Peak, a remote 6,666m peak in the Kondus Valley – SUMMIT REACHED!


Helias Millerioux, Yannick Graziani and Patrick Wagnon have summitted Diran – 7,266m


Mathieu Maynadier and Tom LivingstoneClimbing southern face of Pumari Chhish, a 7,000er in Hispar Muztagh – Updates


Qudrat Ali, Hiroshi Kawasaki, Shaheen Baig and Akram Ali Shah – Unclimbed North Route of Lupghar Sar – Updates


Martin Sieberer and Simon Messner are up to bits in the Karakoram