Shehroze Kashif has the record for summiting some of the world’s highest peaks at a young age. While Shehroze holds several national and international records to his name, he was just listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest mountaineer to conquer the world’s two tallest peaks.
Shehroze Kashif, at the age of 19, became the youngest person to climb Mount Everest and K-2. Shehroze, also known as the Broad Boy, expressed his delight at the acknowledgment of his record by the Guinness Book of World Records 2023 on his Twitter account.
Alhumdulilah! I have been published in the Guinness book of world records 2023!
My achievement of being the youngest in the world to climb the world's tallest peaks Everest and K2 has been recognized.
Thank you #GWR #TheKarakoramclub and my family and followers. pic.twitter.com/EjKKOPRHU5
— Shehroze Kashif (broadboy) (@Shehrozekashif2) October 31, 2022
President Dr Arif Alvi congratulated Shehroze Kashif on achieving the unique feat. “You have made us proud once again, MashaAllah. This time Kanchenjunga 8586m in Nepal. As per his official Instagram account @thebroadboy he is now world’s youngest mountaineer who has scaled the world’s three highest peaks (Everest, K2, Kanchenjunga),” Alvi wrote on his official Twitter handle.
Well done, @Shehrozekashif2. You have made us proud once again, MashaAllah.
This time Kanchenjunga 8586m in Nepal ⛰️
As per his official Instagram account @thebroadboy he is now world's youngest mountaineer🧗♂️ who has scaled world's three highest peaks (Everest, K2, Kanchenjunga) https://t.co/BLDgJg8hgT
— Dr. Arif Alvi (@ArifAlvi) May 6, 2022
Last year in July, the Pakistani climber became the youngest mountaineer to summit K2, the world’s second-highest peak.The amazing feat from Kashif, a resident of Lahore, came about two months after he became the youngest climber to summit the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest as part of the SST Expedition 2021.
A passionate climber, Kashif first started climbing at the age of 11, summiting the Makra Peak (3,885m). Moving on from there, he aced Musa ka Massalah (4,080m), aged 12, followed by the Chembra Peak (4,600m).
This was followed by Minglik Sar Shimshal (6,050m) at age 13, the K2 Gondogoro La K2 Base Camp (5,585m) at age 14 and Khurdopin Pass (5,890m) at age 15.
At 17 years of age, he climbed Broad peak (8,047m) earning the title ‘The Broad Boy’ and reached the peak of Khusar Gang-Alpine Style (6,050m) at 18 years of age. At the age of 19, he conquered Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak at 8,849m, becoming one of the youngest in the country to do so.