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Asia, India, Garhwal, Nanda Khat

Nanda Khat. This peak (6611 meters, 21,619 feet) in the Pindari region and on the Nanda Devi rim was climbed on June 13 by Samarendra Nath Dhar, Ranjan K. Mondal and Asoke K. Roy Chowdhury from a second bivouac at 21,200 feet, which was above their Camp V at 20,700 feet. On the descent they were swept down 500 feet by an avalanche but escaped unhurt. The leader was Amitava Majumdar.

Kamal K. Guha, Himalayan Club