Kabru South. An Indian Army expedition led by Colonel H.S. Chaukan, former head of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute in Manali claims to have climbed Kabru South (7317 meters, 24,096 feet) for the first time. It is reported that 13 members reached the top led by Captain S.P. Mallick on May 12, followed the next day by 14 more under the leadership of Major A.B. Goth. No details are available at this time.