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Samar Khan summits virgin peak of 5,610m

BY Salman Ahmed Oct 28, 2022. 05:46 pm

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Samar Khan, an adventure athlete, successfully ascended and snowboarded a 5,610-meter virgin peak, establishing a “new culture of backcountry snowboarding in the nation,” according to a handout released on Friday.

The handout stated that Khan was the first to reach the peak’s summit and snowboard there, earning the peak the moniker “Ghar e Samar.”

The first person to reach the peak was Khan, a native of KP’s Dir, who was followed by her comrades Azam Baig, Hashir Rafique, Jaffar Ullah, and Zehran Baig.

“The new avenue of winter extreme sports has been opened for aspiring youth of Pakistan which has a huge potential keeping in mind the largest mountain ranges we have,” it added.

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