Olympic Torch Summits Elbrus


Russia has carried the Olympic torch to the top of Elbrus.
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World Backcountry Accidents in South Africa, Mount Lhotse, Everest, Russia

Here is the May 13 round up of backcountry accidents in South Africa, Mount Lhotse, Everest, Russia
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Claim of 5 Hour 18 Minute Climb of Elbrus

Christian Stangel claims to have climbed Elbrus in a record 5 hours 18 minutes.
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2006-02-16 Backcounty Accident Roundup: British Columbia, Spain, Maine, Montana, Russia

Accidents in North American Mountaineering (Accidents in North American Mountaineering)
Backcountry accident reports on the wires on February 16, 2006.
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