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Elbrus. The mystery of the first ascent

Relevant Posts — 05.01.2020 at 20:07

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A Documentary about the first ever ascent of mount Elbrus, held against the background of the Caucasian war, when relations between the Russian Empire and the peoples of the North Caucasus was particularly challenging, but that didn't stop the United team, consisting of local highlanders, the Russian military and scientists and academics to achieve his goal. The filmmakers themselves have gone the entire route to the summit of Elbrus and thus able to check and clarify many controversial facts, extant from the diaries of pioneers. In addition to historical analysis, the film also reveals many interesting details about the features of modern ascents on the highest peak of Europe.