Rescuers of the Center for Rescue Operations of Special Risk "Leader" came to the aid of a girl who felt unwell during the ascent of Elbrus.
From 11 to 14 June, the Center's rescuers were on duty on the routes of climbing Elbrus, when a mountaineer born in 1988 from Petrozavodsk needed their help. The girl's health worsened, she could not move on on her own. Rescuers evacuated the victim from the "saddle" of the mountain at an altitude of 5400 meters to the top of the Pastukhov Cliffs up to 4700 meters, from where they took a snowcat with a guide to the Gara-Bashi station.
Starting from June 7, for 4 months, the Center's specialists conduct a training camp in the Elbrus high-mountain search and rescue team. Rotating personnel once every 3 weeks, they will climb the top of Mount Cheget (3461 m) to conduct rock exercises with climbing equipment. Carry out acclimatization hikes to the base of the Pastukhov Rocks up to 4000 m and 4500 m. Carry out ice-snow exercises on the Terskol glacier, practice the techniques of individual movement on ice with and without crampons, ascent and descent, traverse, sliding on legs, self-retention during a fall organization of ice stations, insurance and self-belay, as well as methods of rescuing a victim from a crack.