Elbrus again suspended the search for an American climber

© Photo : Roscosmos/Sergey Followed Elbrus. Archive photoElbrus again suspended the search for an American climber© Photo : Roscosmos/Sergey Volkov

Rescuers on Wednesday because of deteriorating weather conditions once again were forced to suspend the search for missing on mount Elbrus, the American climber, informs GUMCHS of Russia in Kabardino-Balkaria.

Earlier it was reported that Sunday morning was the climber from the USA alone who made the ascent on the southern slope of mount Elbrus, time has not returned to reference point. His search went eight rescuers of the Elbrus highland search and rescue team of EMERCOM of Russia. On the same day, a search operation was suspended due to bad weather conditions. On Wednesday morning the search was resumed, and participated in ten rescuers.

«Search climber from the U.S., which was conducted at the height of 5 thousand metres, suspended in connection with deterioration of weather conditions», — stated in the message.

The search is scheduled to resume with the improvement of weather conditions, according to the Agency.