Meet Selena Khawaja - Pakistan's ‘Mountain Princess’
#SummitAlert#Pakistan 's 10 years old Selena Khawaja became the #youngest person ever to stand on top of #Spantik peak (7,027m) this morning. This record also holds special value as this makes her the youngest #climber ever to #summit a #7000er anywhere in the world#karakoram pic.twitter.com/t0sMTbzTcl
The youngest in the world to scale that high, Selena had previously held the record of climbing Quz Sar Peak’s 5,765 metres followed by Mingli Sir’s 6,050 metres in 2018 at the age of nine.
Selena started mountaineering when she was only 8 years old, according to her father Yousaf Khawaja.
“In less than one year, she was able to do Miranjani (3,000m) round trip in half the time,” Yousaf had told reporters in March last year.
Pakistani girl becomes youngest to scale 5,000m ... 02:27 PM | 3 Mar, 2018
ISLAMABAD - A nine-year-old Pakistani girl has achieved the feat to become the youngest to scale the 5,765-metre-high ...
Selena is now looking to achieve the feat of 7,000 metres by the end of 2019 after conquering Broad Peak (8,051 metres), the world’s 12th highest mountain.
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