Rappler's latest stories on Nanda Devi
An officer of the rescuing Indo-Tibetan Border Police says, the 'GoPro has proved to be like the black box of an aircraft giving an insight into the last few moments of the climbers'
The search for the eighth climber in the group of 4 Britons, two Americans, one Australian and their Indian guide continue with bad weather hampering the operations in the treacherous terrain
Indo-Tibetan Border Police spokesman Vivek Kumar Pandey says the bodies would be brought to the base camp from where they will attempt to airlift them down using special choppers
An Air Force helicopter is hindered by turbulent winds, the risk of further avalanches, the bowl-shaped terrain, the high altitude, and the fact that there is only one possible approach route to the site
'This mountain range is more difficult to scale than Mount Everest. They knowingly risked their lives after changing their plans without informing the authorities,' says an official involved in the operation
The search operation involving the helicopters and dozens of mountain rescuers has been hampered by poor weather and the remoteness of the area