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GoPro Recovered from Bodies of Himalayan Climbers Buried in Avalanche

A team of eight climbers attempting a route on India‚Äôs second highest peak, 25,643-foot Nanda Devi, were killed in an avalanche at the end of May. The climbers included four Britons, two Americans, an Australian, and an Indian. A recovery team from the Indo-Tibetan Border Police was not able to reach the accident site until June 23, weeks after the avalanche occurred, due to dangerous conditions. The team recovered bodies of seven of the eight climbers, and found a GoPro still attached to one helmet.

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The footage recovered shows the team climbing near the summit and shows the moment all the climbers were swept away by the slide. It has been edited out of respect to the climbers. 

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Someone Shit On My Campsite: A Tale Of Ski Town Woe
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Everest Update: Fake Summits and Weather Stations
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‘Flaming Land Shark’ Discovered in Grand Canyon
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