|Elevation||7,577 m (24,859 ft) |
|Prominence||980 m (3,220 ft)|
|Location||Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan|
|Parent range||Hispar Muztagh|
|First ascent||1960 by Wilfrid Noyce, Jack Sadler (British/US)|
|Easiest route||Northwest Ridge: glacier/snow/ice climb|
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.
There have been only two successful climbs of this peak; the first ascent was in 1960 by a British-American party.
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