Ali Sadpara's son announces 'K-2 Clean Up Campaign'

Sajid will be accompanied by local mountaineers from Gilgit Baltistan during the campaign

By Web Desk
January 05, 2023
Muhammad Ali Sadpara lost his life while summitting K2 in February 2021 — Instagram/Sajid Ali Sadpara 

Late Muhammad Ali Sadpara's son, Sajid Ali Sadpara, has announced the "K-2 Clean Up Campaign" — a voluntary cleanliness campaign from June-August 2023 — to ensure a sustainable way of fighting climate change.

Sajid will be accompanied by local mountaineers from Gilgit-Baltistan during the campaign.

Sajid took to Twitter to reveal the news and said that he is excited to announce the campaign.

"Tourism is lifeline for people of GB, and we cannot shut off the mountains for expeditions, but we can mitigate risks and work on sustainable ways to fight climate change. Hereby, I want to come forward and voluntarily clean up the symbol of glory of Pakistani nation and the final resting place of my beloved father," he wrote.

The young mountaineer stated that he hopes the efforts "will not only help in keeping our mountains clean but will also create awareness internationally about climate change crisis which our nation is facing".

It is worth mentioning here that Ali Sadpara went missing along with Iceland's John Snorri Sigurjónsson and Chile's Juan Pablo Mohr Prieto in February 2021 and were officially declared dead two weeks later.

As they attempted to reach the top of Savage Mountain, the three climbers were last spotted on February 5, 2021, close to the Bottleneck on K2.

Sajid Sadpara, who was with the three, had to give up trying to reach the summit after his oxygen regulator broke down, so he went back to camp 3.