Gasherbrum I, Pakistan – July 18th, approx. 05:10AM – Mountaineer Kristin Harila and Tenjin (Lama Sherpa) have accomplished yet another feat in their journey towards summitting all of the world’s highest peaks. Today, Kristin successfully reached the summit of Gasherbrum I without the use of supplementary oxygen, further solidifying her position as one of the most accomplished female climbers of our time.
Gasherbrum I, also known as Hidden Peak, stands at an awe-inspiring altitude of 8,080 meters (26,510 feet) in the Karakoram Range of the Himalayas. Like many of the other 8000m mountains, Gasherbrum I poses a formidable challenge. Kristin’s determination, skill, and unwavering spirit have propelled her to summit this formidable peak alongside her wonderful team.
With the successful ascent of Gasherbrum I, Kristin has now conquered the 12th peak in her quest to summit all 14 of the world’s highest mountains. Her remarkable achievements and unwavering commitment to pushing the limits of human potential have captivated the attention and admiration of mountaineering enthusiasts worldwide.
Congratulations to Kristin and her entire climbing team for this successful summit of Gasherbrum I, including Tenjen (Lama) Sherpa who has climbed every mountain this year with her so far, as well as Mingtemba Sherpa, Gabriel Tarso, Nima Sherpa, Makpa Sherpa and Yousuf. Kristin would also like to extend her thanks to her amazing team of sponsors: Bremont, Osprey, Scarpa, SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge, Sparebanken Vest, Helsport, Global Rescue, Outdoor, REAL Turmat, Aclima and Non-stop Dogwear. She would also like to thank all those who have contributed to her climb and all her followers.
See Kristin’s full climb on Gasherbrum I by looking at her tracking data (local Pakistan time):
- From Camp 1 (July 16th at 08:08) to Camp 2 (July 16th at 11:06)
- From Camp 2 (July 17th at 08:11) to Camp 3 (July 17th at 14:24)
- From Camp 3 (July 17th at 21:46) to Summit (July 18th at approx. 05:10 tbc)
Follow Kristin’s journey and stay updated on her future expeditions by visiting her website kristinharila.com and following her on social media. Join her in celebrating this achievement and be inspired to reach new heights in your own endeavours.Download pdf