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Here is an up-date about our Expeditions, there are about 4 confirmed expeditions to K-2:

Spanish Inter K-2 Expedition 2002
led by Jordi Tosas Robert

Spanish GB-I and K-2 Expedition 2002
Led by Oscar Cadiach

Spanish K-2 Expedition
Led by Carlos

UK-International K-2 Expedition
Led by Henry Todd

German Amical Alpin Broad Peak Expedition 2002
Led by Robert Rakle

German Saxon Batura Muztagh Expedition 2002
Led by Markus Walter

US/Russian Yamaru Expedition 2002
Led by Lev Ioffe

I will be sending you more details about expeditions.

Regards, Essar Karim Adventure Tours Pakistan

Ashraf Aman (ATP's Managing Director) has the privilege of being the first Pakistani to climb K2 (the second highest peak in the world) besides having almost 30 years of solo experience in the field of tourism.

In recognition of his devoted services for promotion of Mountaineering and Trekking, he was awarded "Pride of Performance" by the President of Pakistan apart from a number of awards from the International community.

Recently he has been awarded a memorable award namely "UND DEI CENTO" (one in hundred) in a big festival held in Milan Italy.

Ashraf Aman

Ashraf Aman's Resumι

Name Ashraf Aman
Father's Name Aman Ullah
Date of Birth January 15, 1943
Place of Birth Aliabad Hunza Gilgit (Pakistan)
Qualification B. Tech Honors, Electrical Engineering from N.E.D. Engineering University, Karachi.


1962 Nanga Parbat Expedition with Germans, Awarded Himalaya Tiger.
1967 Pakistan Czechoslovakia joint Expedition member, Awarded Gold Medal.
1971/76 Mountain Guide in Himalaya, Karakoram and Hindukush.
1977 Japan-Pakistan joint Expedition to K-2 First Pakistani to climb K-2, Awarded President's Medal, Pride of performance.

Ashraf Aman receiving "One In Hundred" Award

1980 Member of International Karakoram Project, Awarded R.G.S London Fellowship
1982 Member of German Gasherbrum-I Expedition.
1983/84 Mountain Guide with different Mountaineering Expeditions.
1985 Liaison Officer with Japanese Expedition to Nanga Parbat & Passu Peak.
1986 Member with Karakoram Himalaya Research Expedition led by Professor Keith Miller in Tibet & Western China.
1987/88 Liaison Officer with first Pakistani K-2 Winter Expedition during the extreme cold weather from December 1987 to March 1988 led by Mr. A. Zawada.
1988 Manager/Technical Engineer with K-2 Italian Scientific Expedition for measuring K-2, Gasherbrum I & II from China side led by Professor Ardito Desio and first Pakistani Liaison Officer who introduced Pakistani porters in China.
1989 Guide on Biafo Hisper Glacier.
1990 Expedition to Mount Meckaulan Alaska.  First Pakistani in Alaska.
1991 Explored Chillinji Trek, first time.
1992 Built two pulley bridges on Karakoram River and foot track between Ishkoman and Warguth.
1995 Liaison officer French Spanish Expedition.  Introduced Chinese Mountaineers to Pakistani Mountains.  Baltoro Trek with B.B.C. World Service.
1996 Nepal Mount Everest Base Camp Trek.
1997 Climbed Mount Blanc on the occasion of Golden Jubilee Anniversary of Pakistan.  Leader French-Pakistan joint Nanga Parbat Expedition.
1998 Search for the famous French mountaineer Mr. Eric Escoffier on Broad Peak.
1998 Search for missing British on Biafo Hisper Snow Lake Trek.
1999 Awarded Gold Medal by Mountains and Milan 2000.

We plan to feature a few Pakistan climbers and tours operators in the next several weeks.

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