ITBP Releases Video of 8 Trekkers Showing Their 'last Moments'

Heart-wrenching footage of mountaineers' final moments

Indian authorities possess released a video showing the final moments of a group of climbers whose our bodies had been recovered in the Himalayas.

Nanda Devi is the second tallest mountain in India, and one of the most risky to climb.

The clip reveals four Britons, two American citizens, an Australian and an Indian slowly making their skill up an unnamed top in sunny weather.

Rupert Whewell, whose family is from the Aberfeldy area, was among eight climbers swept away from a ridge between two glaciers, at an altitude of 17,650ft, near Nanda Davi in May.

The GoPro footage shows the climbing party at Nanda Devi.

Nanda Devi and its sister mountain, Nanda Devi East, are among the world's most challenging peaks and only a handful of people have climbed them.

After a month-long search operation, seven of the bodies were recovered after they were spotted from a military helicopter on June 3.

"Suddenly we noticed a loud noise".

The neighborhood started their ascent on 13 May per chance per chance per chance, led by experienced British mountain recordsdata Martin Moran whose Scotland-based mostly company, Moran Mountain, has hotfoot a abundant sequence of expeditions in the Indian Himalayas.

'It was mesmerising for us to see the footage, ' said A.P.S. Nambadia, the border police inspector general who planned the operation to retrieve the bodies.

The video was released at an event where the 15 members of the team were honoured by ITBP DG S S Deswal with mementos and a cash reward of Rs 20,000 each at ITBP headquarters in Delhi. Another scene shows climbers on the mountain at night, with some using lights as they ascend.

The clip is now being venerable to support "analyse what went atrocious with their mission".

The footage, taken on what is believed to be a GoPro camera attached to head gear, was described, by ITBP officials, as the equivalent of a black box in an aircraft, in that, it gave an insight into the last few moments of the climber's assent of the peak. The Indo Tibetan Border Police and Indian Air Force (IAF) were involved.

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