Rescue on Mt Elbrus

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Rescue on Mt Elbrus

by Alpinist » Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:57 pm

A 27-year-old Siberian "daredevil" fell near the summit of Mt Elbrus on Thursday and required rescue. He's in critical condition.

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Re: Rescue on Mt Elbrus

by Rafal » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:14 pm


I hope he will be fine!
I would imagine it happened on that quite steepy section just before reaching the summit plateau.
So i think he fell down to the saddle at 5200m (place in between the peaks) - very windy place with strong wind chill factor.

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