Five dead on Elbrus

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Scott P
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Five dead on Elbrus

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Sad.

https://www.rferl.org/a/climbers-russia ... 76357.html

Elbrus is a really underestimated mountain. When the weather is good, it's a fairly straight foreward ascent. Weather conditions can be extremely harsh though, especially outside the July-August season.
I'm slow and fat. Unfortunately, those are my good qualities.
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Re: Five dead on Elbrus

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I was supposed to do Elbrus this month, but all the flights and visa stuff was a no go due to covid, for a second year in a row.

I wonder which guiding group it was...
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. -Nelson Mandela
Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called Ego. -Nietzsche
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