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Military climbers of the Armed Forces, the Federal Security Service and the National Guard of the Russian Federation (RF) in preparation for the All-Army stage of the 2021 International Army Games Competition Elbrus Ring, which will be held in the Elbrus region on the basis of the Terskol Mountain Training and Survival Center, overcame a mountain river …

Units in full strength with weapons and equipment conducted a training session for the special task of the competition “Mounted ferry across a mountain river”. Military climbers equipped a hinged crossing over the Terskol River, demonstrated skills in choosing supports on the river bank, taking into account mountainous and rocky terrain, building railings, organizing belaying and crossing as part of a group with full equipment. On average, it took teams 10-15 seconds to ferry one person to the opposite bank. Backpacks were then transported by the same method.

The grand opening of the All-Army stage of the orienteering competition for the best high-mountain unit will take place on July 22 this year. on the basis of the Terskol Mountain Training and Survival Center in Kabardino-Balkaria. The competitions will last until August 4 this year.

Nine teams will take part in the competition for military climbers, including teams from all military districts, the Ground Forces, the Northern Fleet, the Airborne Forces, the Federal Security Service and the Federal Service of the National Guard.

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