Famous Pakistani mountaineer to speak at Adams State

(10-01-2012)

The Adams State University Adventure Program will host world famous Pakistani Mountaineer Nazir Sabir at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Richardson Hall Auditorium. Tickets are free at the ASAP rental shop on Monterey Ave., or by calling 719-587-7813.

Nazir is the first Pakistani mountaineer to conquer Mt. Everest & K2. He has been honored worldwide and is recognized with the likes of Reinhold Messner for first ascents and speed ascents. Hailing from the Hunza mountains of Pakistan, Nazir’s life has been one long adventure filled with narrow escapes and successful summit attempts. His presentations have been called “captivating” and “enthralling.” Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the northern region of Pakistan, its politics, people and mountains.