The Ukrainian climber did not submit Elbrus: the details of the tragedy

Украинскому альпинисту не покорился Эльбрус: подробности трагедии

The climber from Poltava to fulfill his dreams lacked quite a bit

In Russia the conquest of mount Elbrus killed a Ukrainian.

33-year-old Igor Rudic wanted to climb the famous mountain peak almost from childhood. Finally, he had the opportunity in the framework of competitions on extreme sports, according to TSN.

Украинскому альпинисту не покорился Эльбрус: подробности трагедии

But the top and Igor never came. The tragedy occurred on Sunday, may 5.

Ukrainians suddenly became ill at the height of 3.5 thousand meters. He lost consciousness and died. Previously doctors diagnosed of Poltava heart failure.

The body of our compatriot evacuated 14 rescuers on two pieces of equipment. He was taken to the village of Terskol.

The climber had two children. As told by a friend of Igor, the family doesn’t have the required amount in order to bring his body to Poltava. It is not cheap – about 50 thousand hryvnia.

Note that the Elbrus — the highest mountain peak of Russia and Europe. The mountain is 5 642 metres.

As we wrote earlier, the famous climbers decided on a dangerous climb into the mountains that turned into a tragedy.

It is known that in the mountains during the climb disappeared from three well-known climber. As noted in the Department of national parks Canada, the three climbers have climbed the peak House in the natural Park of Banff.

According to preliminary data, the group was suddenly covered by avalanche, and they probably died.

Украинскому альпинисту не покорился Эльбрус: подробности трагедии

Rescuers have examined the possible place of incident from the air and found “signs of multiple snow avalanche and debris climbing equipment”.

“Based on our assessment of the incident scene, all three members of the team previously presumed dead”, — stated in the message of Department.

The Department also stated that it was to conduct a rescue operation is impossible from-for difficult weather conditions.

Note that all three climbers, who were covered by avalanche in the mountains — Hansjorg Auer, David Lama and Jess, Roselli — had a lot of experience and significant training. At the age of 21 years, Rosselli became the youngest US citizen ever to climb Everest. Although the peak House in Banff, which raised the command has the altitude of 3295 m, the route was very difficult, it was successfully passed only once in history.

We will remind, a powerful avalanche came down on the people: there are victims.

As reported Politeka, a terrible discovery in the mountains shocked the rescuers, “a cursed place.”

Also Politeka wrote that the avalanche struck near a popular resort.