Category: Pat’s Climbing Story

2017 Expedition to Tirich Mir 7708m, Nor’West Pakistan.

I have decided to plan ahead to 2017, and start organising a trip to climb Tirich Mir (7708m), the highest peak in the Hindu Kush, and highest peak in the world outside of the Himalayan/Karakoram chain. Its high, but involves…

Into the last week..and things are falling into place…

Its now less than a week before we leave, and things seem to be falling into place! Our visas, which required a letter of permission from the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of the Interior, Pakistan, have finally eventuated…

Pat’s Climbing Story

Pat began her mountaineering career in 1976. Highlights prior to 1980 included ascents of all NZ?s ten thousand-foot peaks and a three-month south to north traverse of the Southern Alps. In the early eighties she did repeats of the classic…

Pat’s Climbing and Outdoors Resume

Outdoor career summary Mountaineering 2012: Successful first ascent of Koh-e-Rank (6200m) with Maryrose Fowlie in the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan. 2011: Successful first ascent of the NW Ridge of Koh-e-Baba-Tangi (6600m) in the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan with sister Chris…