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Tourism cluster in Kabardino-Balkaria in the winter are very popular among the population of our country and the citizens of many foreign countries. Today the main task of rescuers of the Elbrus rescue team – always be ready to act to rescue people in distress and to ensure the safety of tourists.

In the Valley of Narzans passed the training of rescuers on a vertical glacier. Frozen streams of water ideal for practicing techniques of ascent and descent on icy terrain. During the exercise the rescuers worked the technique of passing vertical ice route. Movement on ice in the winter is challenging and only possible if you use Shoe steel cats. Insurance den is one of the main components of safe movement in the mountains. Every drill driven into the ice must be able to withstand both the rescuer and his comrade.

In 2019, the rescuers of the Elbrus squad high in the mountains spent more than 179 search and rescue operations, which saved 142 people since the beginning of this year, held 11 works for the salvation of men.

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