May 21 2013 - 14:11
Climbers from Adygeya and Moscow have saved a hiker from New Zealand at a height of about 4500 metres on May 20-21.Terskol rescuers were informed about the hiker.
Apr 10 2013 - 18:04
South Russia and Belarus are going to enhance ties in the sphere of tourism.
Apr 2 2013 - 11:12
Rescuers have found the Polish and Iranian climbers at Mt. Elbrus, RIA Novosti cites Boris Tilov, head of the Elbrus Highland Search and Rescue Group.Their bodies are being transported to Terskol. The climbers went missing on March 15. Their backpacks were found on March 20, but the searches were halted due to severe weather. The Polish climber was found yesterday.
Mar 18 2013 - 08:52
Pavel Gostinsky from Poland and Ali-Atabi Sirelli from Iran went missing on Mt. Elbrus on March 15. They were not officially registered, so their route is unclear for rescuers. They have not been found yet, ITAR-TASS reports.All shelters at the Cliffs of Pastukhov have been checked at a height of 4.8km. A shelter built between two peaks during summer is yet to be checked.Severe weather complicated searches, the Main Directorate of the Russian Ministry for Emergencies in Kabardino-Balkaria says.
Feb 25 2013 - 18:17
Last week international mountaineering teams began meeting at thehighest peak in Europe, Mount Elbrus. The gatherings are dedicated tothe memory of Maria Khitrikova, who tragically died on this route ayear ago. At the age of 21, she was considered a rising star of Ukrainian high-altitude mountaineering, the press service of theAzerbaijani Mountaineering Federation reports.Teams from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Russia and Ukraine will participate injoint training for two weeks.The Azerbaijani team will be presented by Dmitry Shiyan (instructor of
Dec 23 2012 - 19:28
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck near the shores of Sochi and the Republic of Abkhazia, the Sochi Seismic Center reports.The quake’s epicenter was registered 40 km west of the Sochi shore.
Nov 14 2012 - 19:27
The North Caucasus Resorts project will be presented to attendees of the China International Travel Mart exhibition that will be held in Shanghai on November 15-19, 2012.
Nov 2 2012 - 08:57
Korea’s Hyundai Development Company, Dohwa Engineering, Korea Western Power and others have visited the recreation complexes of Mamison (North Ossetia) and Arkhyz (Karachay-Cherkessia), invited by Eurasia Energy Holdings.