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Qudrat Ali was born 11 September 1969 in Shimshal  village, Hunza–Nagar District district of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. He experienced childhood in the valley and spent his initial years moving in the Alps and became endlessly in love with the mountains. Qudrat Ali is a Pakistani mountaineer. He is also the co-founder and instructor in Shimshal Mountaineering School, and is a member of the Alpine Club.

Qudrat Ali's mountain climbing career started in 1991 when he accompanied Paul Hudson to a peak in Shimshal, he learned the techniques of mountain climbing from him. He successful climbed four 8000ers (Broad Peak (1999), Gasherbrum I(2004) and II(2000) and the Nanga Parbat(2001))

out of five in Pakistan. In later years he would join accomplished mountaineer Ralf Dujmovits and alpinist Simone Moro to climb different peaks in Pakistan. In 2001 He made a successful ascent of Nanga Parbat without supplemental oxygen, with Ralf Dujmovits, and Qudrat Ali was the main climber to rise every one of the fourteen crests. He has been part of several challenging expeditions including winter attempts of broad peak twice, in 2008 and 2009.

List of mountains climbed

Year

Name of Peak

Height

1991

Mangaligh Sar 

6050m

1995

Chaskin Sar 

6300m

1997

Shofkatin Sar 

5800m

1998

Gasherbrum II 

8035m (Climbed to 7500m)

1999

Broad Peak 

8047m

2000

Gasherbrum II 

8035m

2001

Nanga Parbat 

8125m

2002

Manaslu 

8165m (Climbed to 7700m)

2003

Gasherbrum II 

8035m

2004

Gasherbrum I 

8068m

2005

Nanga Parbat 

8125m

2006

Walyoo Sar 

6030m

2006

K2 

8611m

2006

Mangaligh Sar 

6050m

2007

Khurdopin Pass

5790m

2008

Broad Peak 

8047m

2009

Broad Peak 

8047m

2011

Mangaligh Sar

6050m

2015

Shofkatin Sar

5800m

2017

Khurdopin Pass 

5790m

Awards

  • 2004 - Shield awarded by Government of Pakistan for his summit of Nanga Parbat.
  • 2005 - Best performance in climbing at Mountain Festival, Islamabad. 

Shimshal Mountaineering School

Established formally in 2009 with the support of Simone Moro, Shimshal Mountaineering School is a pioneer in professional mountaineering training institute in Pakistan. A dream project of Qudrat Ali and Shaheen Baig, Shimshal Mountaineering School strives to promote healthy sports and excellence in professional mountaineering through extensive hands-on mountaineering training programs. Led by a team of renowned mountaineering instructors, with treasure of mountaineering experience, Shimshal Mountaineering School has a very customized and tailor-made mountaineering courses to suit the needs of beginners as well as advanced level mountaineers. Located at the heart of Shimshal. Shimshal Mountaineering School is the first ever mountaineering institute in Pakistan which initiated an exclusive mountaineering program for women since its inception. 

Project Climb4Peace

Qudrat Ali is undertaking his latest expedition Climb4Peace a five years project with his climbing partner Samiya Rafiq.

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