What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?
- Henry David Thoreau
A large group of students and instructors from India's famed Nehru Institute of Mountaineering were descending after a training climb on Draupadi ka Danda (5,670m) when the avalanche struck them.
The chance encounter of a former Special Forces paratrooper and a shepherd's son that alters the course of a life forever. .
Major Ritesh Goel was part of the Indian Army Expedition on Everest Base Camp when the disastrous earthquake struck Nepal in May 2015, and triggered a deadly avalanche on the mountain.