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KI, Jai and Minoo were still far behind. I was concerned because I had to climb to the sununit K with them the next day. They were slow because they were carrying heavy loads and climbing without oxygen. Late in the afternoon I decided to go down to help my team mates and filling a thermos flask with juice anq another with hot tea. I stepped out into the icy wind. I met Minoo just as I was leaving the camp area. KI and Jai were still some way behind. I saw Jai just below the top of the Geneva Spur.

It was dangerous to be on the exposed south-east ridge in the evening when the temperature dropped sharply, besides the usual dangers of height and environment. Blssa's rucksack was filled with oxygen cylinders and thermos flasks. He congratulated us and gave us some hot drinks and juice. Then he went up to help Lhatoo and Pulzor and gave them hot dIinks. Pulzor had no oxygen mask so Bissa gave him his own. m. m. m. Everyone complimented us for doing the South Col-SummllSouth Col trip in only 10 hours 40 minutes, including the halt at the top.

I collected a few samples ofstone from a bare patch near the peak. ; With An~ • Dorjee and Lhatoo on south·east ridge . m. I knew I would have to be specially careful dUring the return trip, for more accidents occurred on descending than when climbing up. But I was unaware of one fundamental hazard. I took off my snow goggles on the snowless and dark rocky patches assuming that snowblindness was only caused by the glare of the sun's rays reflected from the snow and, besides, the atmosphere was hazy.

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