Saturday, March 2, 2024

Wasfia Nazreen is the first Bangladeshi to summit K-2

Mountaineer Wasfia Nazreen became the first Bangladeshi to reach the top of the world’s second highest peak K2, the news agency AFP reported on Friday. Three of the world’s top climbers, Mingma Tenzi Sherpa, Mingma David Sherpa, and Nirmal Purja, were part of her Renata Limited-sponsored expedition. Iranian Afsaneh Hesamifard, Pakistani mountaineer Samina Baig and ... Read more

Wasfia conquers highest point of Antarctica

Bangladeshi mountaineer Wasfia Nazreen conquered Mount Vinson, the highest point of Antarctica, on Saturday as part of her ongoing quest to climb the seven highest mountains of the world’s seven continents. Wasfia, who was the second Bangladeshi woman to climb Mount Everest, set off for the frozen continent from Chile on December 29 after partaking ... Read more

Conviction pays off

Parents on Wasfia’s hard work It is an outstanding and unbelievable achievement that came following her years of perseverance, said Nazmee J Chowdhury, father of Wasfia Nazreen. “We think this is an award from the Almighty to Wasfia for her hard work, integrity, perseverance and fascination for adventures,” said Chowdhury in his instant reaction hours ... Read more

Wasfia goes for summit

Everest Beckons Another Bangladeshi Wasfia goes for summit 2 conquerors yet to come down to base camp A second Bangladeshi woman mountaineer, Wasfia Nazreen, started her push for the summit of Mount Everest yesterday, two days after Nishat Majumder conquered the world’s highest peak as the first Bangladeshi woman. Using a satellite phone, Wasfia posted ... Read more

Bangladeshi woman embarks on Everest conquest today

Wasfia Nazreen, the first Bangladeshi attempting to climb the seven highest mountains of the world’s seven continents, will leave the country today to conquer Mount Everest, the highest peak of the world. A send off ceremony was organised at the head office of City Bank Limited, the key sponsor of Wasfia’s climb, in the city ... Read more

Women reaching heights

With the dream to familiarise foreigners with her beloved country’s flag, Wasfia Nazreen, a Bangladeshi female mountaineer, sets off early morning today in her journey to climb the seven highest mountains of the world’s seven continents. Wasfia will be the first female mountaineer of Bangladesh to climb Europe’s Mount Elbrus, Africa’s