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TO THE UNKNOWN MOUNTAIN: ASCENT OF AN UNEXPLORED 25,000R [TRIVOR] IN THE KARAKORAM Noyce 1962 1st UK ed No DJ Very Good
By Noyce, Wilfrid.
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London, 1962, 1st edition. 183 pp, 20 ills. Ascent of Trivor. In the summer of 1960 five Englishmen and one American under the leadership of Noyce set out to climb an unknown peak, Trivor, in the Karakoram Himalaya. No photographs existed of the mountain face and even officials in Pakistan were unable to locate it, although the summit overlooked both China and Russia. The book contains one of Don Whillans' few written pieces as Appendix A, 'Solo by Motor-Bicycle from Rawalpindi to Lancashire'. Hardcover, No DJ, Very Good.

Trivor is one of the high peaks of the Hispar Muztagh, a subrange of the Karakoram range in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. Its height is often given as 7,728 metres, but this elevation is not consistent with photographic evidence. The height given here is from a Russian 1:100,000 topographic map.

There have been only two successful climbs of this peak; the first ascent was in 1960 by this British-American party.

Trivor (Urdu: ترِووُر‎) is one of the high peaks of the Hispar Muztagh, a subrange of the Karakoram range in the Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan. Its height is often given as 7,728 metres, but this elevation is not consistent with photographic evidence. The height given here is from a Russian 1:100,000 topographic map.

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