Area:Garhwal Himalaya (Gangotri Area)
Team 1 :French
The twelve-member French team established their base camp at Khada Patthar (4470 m). Three high camps were established before they reached 6470 m. The attempt was given up due to the possibility of avalanches after fresh snowfall. The expedition operated in the months of September / October 2006.
Team 2 :British
This small two-member team of Ian Parnell and Tim Emmett climbed the southeast pillar route. They reached the summit on 8th October 2006.