Helicopters airlifted the group to safety after they were spotted early on Sunday at a base camp near India's second highest mountain, the 7,826-metre (25,643-foot) Nanda Devi.
The video clip of four Britons, two Americans, an Australian and their Indian guide roped together in bright sunshine as they take nervous, synchronised steps along a narrow ridge towards a snow-capped peak.
"Some bodies were visible during the helicopter recce. They were on the same route as the climbers had taken," the source said, requesting anonymity.
A man who became wedged between rocks while collecting bat droppings in the Cambodian jungle has been rescued after almost four days.
The ban, first announced in 2017, had long been sought by the traditional Aboriginal owners of the land, the Anangu, whose connection to the site dates back tens of thousands of years.
Ahead of the talks, here are the key points that have led to the dispute and the pitfalls as the two nations, who fought a 1962 border war and have clashed many times since, over the solution: