Moreover, Samar is also the first woman in the world to have cycled on the 4,500-metre-high Biafo glacier
Summary: Samar Khan is also the first woman to have cycled on 4,500-metre-high Biafo glacier in Gilgit-Baltistan
In 2016, she became the first woman to travel 800 kilometres on a bicycle from Islamabad to reach the Biafo Glacier in Gilgit Baltistan where she rode at a height of 4,500 metres on top of Biafo, the world's third-longest glacier outside the polar regions.
Previously, Samar became the first woman in the world to have cycled on the 4,500-metre-high Biafo glacier
, PAKISTAN: Biafo glacier
is located in the Karakoram mountain range.
Met Department took glacier monitoring initiative in 2006, and since then glaciers such as Hinarchie Glacier in Bagrot Valley, Baltoro and Biafo Glacier
in Shigar Valley, Batura, Passu, Gulmit and Gulkin glaciers of Hunza Valley have regularly been monitored employing Remote Sensing and GIS techniques.
Dozens of smaller, high altitude tributary glaciers have advanced including seven of Biafo Glacier
and four of Panmah," said Hewitt.
ISLAMABAD -- Samar Khan has become the first woman in the world to cycle atop 4,500 metre high Biafo Glacier
in the Karakoram Mountains of Gilgit Baltistan.