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In a mountainous area in Karachay-Cherkessia mountain infantry troops of the connection of the southern military district began to prepare for the qualifying stage of the competition among the mountain divisions “Elbrus ring”, in army 2020.

Military climbers in full gear weighing more than 40 kg have to overcome the route length of about 90 km and to climb to the top of the slopes of the Pastukhov mountain, with a height of 2782 m and on the spot to demonstrate their skills in orienteering, hovering overhead crossing a mountain river, survival in extreme conditions.

The main exam for the best high-mountain units of the southern military district will be passing the obstacle, which represents the descents and ascents on the mountain slopes, destroyed the bridge crossing the Creek on protruding stones, hinged crossing in the form of a stretched rope, etc. One of the stages of the strip is carrying the box of ammunition weighing 24 kg.

In preparation for the competition the soldiers will also work out the issues of rescue and transport the injured.

The events of the special training involved more than 100 soldiers and more than 10 pieces of military equipment.

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