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Tag Archives: Elbrus
Russia has carried the Olympic torch to the top of Elbrus.
Christian Stangel claims to have climbed Elbrus in a record 5 hours 18 minutes.
Eleven climbers are reported to have been killed on Elbrus. Seven of the bodies have been recovered.
Spiegel Online reports that Islamic Fundamentalist Camps are making climbing Elbrus hazardous.
Itar-Tass reports rescuers have abandoned their attempts to rescue two Polish climbers who fell in a crevasse on Mount Ushba in Russia’s Kabardin-Balkar republic near Elbrus.
Mosnews reports four are feared to have died in an avalanche on 14,800-foot Mount Belukha in southern Russia
The News Tribune reports that Rainier Mountaineering Inc. which will lose its monoply to Rainier guided climbs in 2006 plans to leads trip to 5 of the 7 summits.
The Sydney Morning News (picked up by mounteverest.net) reports that 14-year-old Chris Harris is seeking to be the youngest to climb Everest. He claims to the be youngest on Elbrus. Network54 post.