Ali Sadpara (right) with Alex Txikon during winter expedition.
Interview with Muhammad Ali Sadpara (Part 2): Winter Climbing and First Winter Ascent of Nanga Parbat

Posted: Mar 08, 2016 01:02 pm EST

(By Raheel Adnan) In Part 1 of this interview Ali Sadpara discussed his passion for mountains, the early days of his career and what motivates him. This part is about the journey from a curious novice to the first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat. Muhammad Ali Sadpara loves mountaineering. “I feel happy here (in the mountains),” he says. He has been part of around 20 climbing expeditions, including five in winter.


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Interview with Muhammad Ali Sadpara (Part-1): From Concordia to Nanga Parbat Summit



Winter 2016 Archives:

Winter Nanga Parbat: The Tale behind Tamara’s Retreat

First Winter Ascent of Nanga Parbat: The Bigger Picture

Nanga Parbat: Summit Pictures

Perspectives: Nanga Parbat Historic Winter Ascent Facts 

Winter Nanga Parbat: Route Statistics

Rest Days on Nanga Parbat after Initial Progress, Second

Nanga Parbat: Poles Revisit their Strategy, Others Continue

Winter Nanga Parbat: Progress on Rupal Side, Arrivals at Diamir BC

Winter Nanga Parbat: The “Cold Race” Resumes

History of Winter Climbing Nanga Parbat

Winter Nanga Parbat: Teams go for Pre-expedition

Winter Nanga Parbat: The Battle Continues