Himachal Pradesh Climbs by Indians, 1988. Menthosa (6444 meters, 21,140 feet) was climbed on July 30, 1988 by leader Soumitra Ganguly and Chinmoy Pal. Kulu Pumori was ascended on July 30, 1988 by leader Sanat Ghosh, Naresh Sabharwal, Sankar Manna, Amitava Sen, sirdar Lebat Ram Thakur and porter Thelu Ram. From the southwest ridge, they had to switch to the west face, where they fixed 600 feet of rope. Snow Cone (6235 meters, 20,456 feet) was climbed on July 30, 1988 by leader Kiron Mukherjee, Dhiman Haidar, Goutam Mukherjee and Subir Pal. Kinnaur Kailas (6473 meters, 21,237 feet) was climbed on August 14, 1988 by a six-man team from the Medical Department of the Himachal government led by G.S. Thakur.
Kamal K. Guha, Editor, Himavanta, India