Maiktoli Ascent. Lavraj Sinh led an Indian team from Almora, Kumaon to the summit (6803 meters) on September 21 via the south face. The 12-member team approached the mountain from the Sunderdhunga Valley in the south. They established three camps on the Maiktoli Glacier. Four (Bhupendra Mohan Pant, Askok Bhandari, Rup Sinh and Ms. Vinita Verma) reached the top.
Harish Kapadia, Editor, The Himalayan Journal