Servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and Rosgvardiya at the Elbrus Ring 2020 competition will overcome a rocky area
Groups of military climbers will organize overcoming the rocky area in the area of the Terskol glacier with standard weapons and full equipment, the weight of which is at least 30 kg. The servicemen will overcome a rocky area on a slope up to 150 m long and an average elevation angle of at least 45 degrees.
After completing a special mission, the personnel in battle formation will move to the place of overnight stay along the route: rock Terskol - Rigel - Terskol pass - glacier of the Dzhikaukinkez plateau - Kalitsky peak - Ice Lake.
In total more then 150 people are competing in tasks in highlands.
The organizer of the competition is the department of physical training and sports of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. This competition has been held since 2015, the sixth competition in a row.
Teams from all military districts, the Northern fleet, the airborne troops, the Far Eastern Higher Combined Arms Command School, as well as the National guard of the Russian Federation take part in the competition.
The ceremonial closing of the competition will take place on August 4, 2020 as part of the All-Russian stage of Elbrus Ring competition.