On January 3, a French citizen who intended to climb Hoverla, the highest mountain in Ukraine, disappeared.
On the Facebook page of the Ukrainian government service that deals with emergencies, a representative of the French embassy reportedly informed rescuers that his countryman intended to climb the mountain from Vorokhta between January 3 and 6, and then travel across it. Carpathians to Rakhiv.
He was last contacted on January 3.
The foreigner did not report his route to the government ambulance service.
Rescuers have already checked all known routes for climbing Hoverla from the Zakarpattia region, as the man did not report his way to the state rescue service. Your search continues.
People are often killed and injured in Hoverla.
Lightning strike In July 2023 Two people were killedAlso in 2015, one person was injured by a lightning strike Three people were injured.
A tourist died while climbing In January 2022Two others were injured and were treated by ambulance.
A year ago, rescuers from the State Emergency Service helped a woman who was injured while descending from Hoverla. Rescuers had to lower the victim onto a special stretcher and then hand him over to the medical staff.