The bodies of the climbers were first spotted from a helicopter on June 3, at 16,400 feet above sea level.
Veteran British mountaineer Martin Moran was leading the expedition to climb Nanda Devi East.
Indian air force pilots have spotted five bodies in the Himalayas while searching for eight missing mountain climbers.
Martin Moran's family said they are "deeply saddened by the tragic events unfolding in the Nanda Devi region of the Indian Himalaya".
The group was being led by experienced UK-based mountain climbing guide Martin Moran.
It's known at least six people have died on Everest in the past week, with some reports suggesting the death toll is into double figures.
The footprints found near the Makalu Base Camp on the China-Nepal border, measured 32 inches long and 15 inches wide.
There were five South Korean climbers and four Nepalese guides in the camp when the strong storm hit.
Sherpas have been biologically wired over thousands of years to give them exceptional mountaineering skills, research shows.