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Mountaineering Expedition to the Pakistan Hindukush have started once again with a 5 member Russian expedition attempting Tirich Mir peak 7708m. For some years the government of Pakistan had stopped issuing permits for this region.The Ministery of Tourism Khyber Pakhtoon Khawa province ( Previously NWFP ) has started issuing permits for both mountaineering and trekking in the region.
Mr. Ralph Hoibakk the 1st scaler of Tirich Mir East 7692m is coming to Chitral-Pakistan with other 4 climbers in August to celebrate his 50 years anniversary of his first attempt. The main peak Tirich Mir 7708m was also climbed for the first time by another Norwegian expedition in 1950, which was led by the famous philosopher Arne Naes.