Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail


13.01.2021 (10:25)

Military climbers of the Southern Military District in Karachay-Cherkessia started preparing for the competition "Elbrus Ring"

In the mountainous region of Karachay-Cherkessia, more than 100 servicemen of the mountain motorized rifle unit of the Southern Military District (SMD) have started preparing for the qualifying stage of the competition among mountain units "Elbrus Ring" of the Games-2021.

Military climbers in full equipment weighing more than 40 kg will have to overcome a route of about 90 km and climb to the top of the mountains and demonstrate their skills in orienteering, assembling a hinged crossing over a mountain river, survival in extreme conditions.

The main exam for the best high-mountain division of the Southern Military District will be the passage of an obstacle course, including descents and ascents on mountain slopes, a destroyed bridge, crossing a stream on protruding stones, a suspended crossing in the form of a stretched rope, etc. At one stage of the lane, military personnel will have to move a box for ammunition weighing 24 kg.

In preparation for the competition, the military will also carry out rescue operations and transport the victim.

Based on the results of the qualifying stages, teams will be formed in the formations and military units of the Southern Military District to participate in the 31st competition of the Games-2021. At the time, more than 17 thousand military personnel of the military district are involved in the competition.

Press Service of the Southern Military District
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Southern Military District , Sport , Elbrus Ring
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