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Polish Mountaineers Rescued in Elbrus
22.07.2011 14:29
Polish Mountaineers Rescued in Elbrus
Mountain Elbrus

Two Polish tourists lost in the mountain Elbrus on July 21 found alive today, said a representative of North Caucasus Center of Ministry of emergency situations (emercom).

Two Polish mountaineers, Roman Kuznyar, 58, and Yazik Krants, 65, ignored the bad weather warning and kept on climbing the north slope of Elbrus yesterday. As a result they were lost. One of the guides informed the local  service of emercom about their loss.

About 5:20 MSK on Friday both mountaineers were found in the area of Lenz rocks. They were got down to the camp by the rescuers.

Mount Elbrus,  highest peak of the Caucasus mountains, southwestern Russia. It is an extinct volcano with twin cones reaching 18,510 feet and 18,356 feet.  Elbrus is a major centre for mountaineering and tourism in the Caucasus region. In 1964 an extensive tourist and mountaineering base was opened, with large-scale sporting facilities.,

Author: Irina Fomina

Tags: Elbrus North Caucasus Russian tourism   

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