Babar Ali

SOS Champion

Babar is a doctor-turned-mountaineer, climate advocate, photographer and writer born in Chattogram, Bangladesh. Since first visiting the Himalayas in 2014 he has scaled multiple 6,000-metre mountains, and was the first Bangladeshi to climb Amadablam, in 2022. In 2024 he climbed Everest and Lhotse. He is the founder of mountaineering club Chattogram, Vertical Dreamers. In 2019 he hiked through all 64 districts of Bangladesh in 64 days raising awareness of single use plastics, and regularly coordinates environmental clean-ups. In 2023, he cycled 4,000 kilometers from the northernmost point of India to Kanyakumari in the South.

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