Rescuers went in search of the missing climbers the climber from USA

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Two groups of rescuers with a total number of 11 people on Tuesday again went on the search for the missing on Elbrus more than a week ago, an American climber, said the head a press-services GUMCHS of the Russian Federation on Kabardino-Balkarii Kantemir below.

Earlier it was reported that June 18 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. The search of an athlete, which on June 24 attracted private helicopter, three suspended in connection with deterioration of weather conditions. On Monday, searches were involved in two commercial helicopter, and to a height of 4.8 thousand meters were planted eight rescuers who carried out the pedestrian bypass route, but they failed.

«On Tuesday in search of the climber from the USA there were two groups of rescuers of the 11 people that are on foot examined the slopes of mount Elbrus,» said Burow.

He said that one group of rescue workers moving up the gorge Terskol and the second in the Gara-Bashi.