first ascent of Trango Nameless TOWER

 

forty three years ago on this day ... First ascent of Trango (Nameless) Tower by British party

The Trango Towers are a family of rock towers situated in Gilgit-Baltistan, in the north of Pakistan
The Towers offer some of the largest cliffs and most challenging rock climbing in the world, and every year a number of expeditions from all corners of the globe visit Karakoram to climb the difficult granite
The highest point in the group is the summit of Great Trango Tower at 6,286 m ... Just northwest of Great Trango is the Trango Tower 6,239 m, often called "Nameless Tower
Trango (Nameless) Tower was first climbed in 1976 by the British climber Joe Brown, along with Mo Anthoine, Martin Boysen, and Malcolm Howells. There are at least eight separate routes to the summit