Two Bulgarian mountaineers Boyan Petrov and Ivan Tomov succeeded to summit the Broad Peak (8047 m). The Broad Peak is the 12th highest in the world located in Pakistani part of Karakoram Range. Broad Peak is the part of the Gasherbrum Massif and dominates the Concordia region. After this ascend, Petrov became the first Bulgarian to climb two 8000+ peaks in a year. He already climbed the world’s 3rd highest peak Kanchenjunga (8586) in Nepal this year. He also became the first Bulgarian who climbed the Kanchenjunga.
Petrov also has a plan to attempt the K2 (8611), the second highest peak in the world.