41 years, Australia
Korean climber Kim Migon summited the 8,125m Nanga Parbat in Pakistan on Monday.
Now he is the 7th Korean and the 41st mountaineer in the world to scale 14 highest peaks.
His expedition, consisting of Korean and Taiwanese climbers, set out from Islamabad on June 4 and arrived at the base camp of Nanga Parbat on June 7. They took the Kinshofer route and started climbing, but the group had to get back to the base camp due to strong winds.
They started climbing on last Friday. Despite bad weather, Kim Migon and his group finally reached the summit of Nanga Parbat on Monday. "We were able to reach the summit despite bad weather, but struggled when descending due to deteriorating weather conditions," he said.
Kim is planning to return home on July 18.
Photo credit: www.dawn.com
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