Meanwhile, four French climbers are missing in the Ganesh Himal, north of Kathmandu. The four were attempting to climb 19,344-foot Paldor Peak in October and were due back in Kathmandu early last week. A helicopter has delivered searchers to their base camp, but no sign of them has yet been reported.
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