Military Olympics Russian style continued!
Skyrunning. Mt. Elbruz!
TROOPS LADEN WITH GEAR AS A UNIT AND IN COMPETITION WITH OTHER TEAMS MAKE AN ASCENT OF MT. ELBRUZ. HIGHEST POINT IN ALL OF EUROPE!
Links of interest past and present:
1. "Power, precision and persistence: Stunning images from ..."
"As well as established favorites, such as Aviadarts - in which hypersonic planes compete to hit ground targets - and Ring of Elbrus, which forces teams of soldiers in full uniforms to ascend to the 5,642-meter summit of Russia's tallest mountain, for the first time ever there has been a drone piloting competition."
Skyrunning World War Two combat style. German mountain troops make an ascent of Mt. Elbruz. Hoist the Nazi flag. Actual [?] wartime footage courtesy of You Tube. Considered a stunt by A. Hitler not worthy of respect.
2. "Elbrus Race - Wikipedia"
"The Elbrus Race (or RedFox Elbrus Race), is an international skyrunning competition held for the first time in 2008. It runs every year in Mount Elbrus, ..."
3. "Climb Mount Elbrus with Alpenglow Expeditions - Alpenglow"
"Climb mount Elbrus with Alpenglow Expeditions, led by our most experienced western guides. One of the 7 summits, Elbrus is perfect for beginners. Join us!"
YOU TOO CAN CLIMB OR RUN MT. ELBRUZ! PERFECT FOR BEGINNERS? GOOD LUCK AND COUNT ME OUT!