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A Mountain Called Nun Kun


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By Bernard Pierre,   Translated by New Morin and Janet Adam Smith,    and with a Preface by Sir John Hunt

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1955, 1st UK Edition, Insc, D/w (slight wear edges), V.G.   Account of the French Expedition to Nun Kun in 1953, which successfully made the first ascent of Nun, at 23,410 feet the higher of the two peaks Nun and Kun.  This expedition, organised and led by the author, put Pierre Vittoz, a Moravian missionary to the Tibetans and experienced alpinist, and Claude Kogan, a pioneering female mountaineer, on the summit, despite difficult conditions on the ascent. Claude Kogan achieved a new women’s height record with this ascent.


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