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Servicemen of the special forces unit of the Central Military District, stationed in the Novosibirsk Region, during mountain training at the Ergaki Military-Sports Training Center, climbed on skis to an altitude of more than 2000 m.

During the ascent under the guidance of ski instructors, the servicemen had to go through the mountainous and rocky terrain and make the descent from the slope using mountaineering and ski equipment. In addition, the servicemen worked out the transportation of the wounded and survival skills in extreme conditions.

The event was attended by over 60 military personnel.

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The Ergaki military-sports training center is located in the south of the Krasnoyarsk Territory in the foothills of the Western Sayan at an altitude of 1350 m above sea level. The center is equipped with a helipad for landing, two ski slopes, a rock range, a sports complex, a ski track, lifting devices, a combined biathlon complex, a hostel, a canteen, classrooms, a swimming pool, a spa capsule, a salt room and rehabilitation houses.

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