Tourists Discover Body at the Infamous Dyatlov Pass

Body found at Dyatlov Pass where 9 hikers mysteriously died in 1959 A body has been discovered by tourists at the infamous Dyatlov Pass in Russia’s Ural Mountains where nine hikers mysteriously died in 1959. Emergency services have reportedly momentarily lost contact with the group. An unidentified body has been discovered by tourist-hikers at the infamous Dyatlov pass in Sverdlovskaya region, according to local security officials. A group of nine tourists reportedly from Perm contacted emergency services overnight on Friday. Following a message from the group via satellite phone officials lost contact with the hikers, reported V-kurse.ru. Due to bad weather conditions emergency groups are unable to reach the barely-accessible site where the body was found. Some reports suggest that it is a male of about 50 years old. The travelers began their journey on January 1 trekking along one of the most difficult paths starting from North Ural […] Read More

1959: Scarier than Fiction The Dyatlov Pass

No Copyright – Part IV of Civil Code No. 230-FZ of the Russian Federation of December 18, 2006. Source: Infodjatlov   Scarier than Fiction The Dyatlov Pass is located in the Ural Mountains of Western Russia. On February 2, 1959, 9 experienced ski hikers died under extremely strange and somewhat frightening circumstances. At the point of their disappearance, the goal of the ill-fated expedition was to reach Otorten, a mountain that was approximately 6 miles away. The unfortunate hikers never reached their destination, and chillingly enough, the word “Otorten” translated from Mansi (indigenous peoples in the area) language, means “Mountain of the dead men.” The Unfortunate Hikers The expedition originally began with ten hikers, and it was led by a 23-year-old man named Igor Dyatlov.There were eight men and two women. The two women on the expedition were Zinaida Kolmogorova and Lyudmila Dubinina, and the other men were Alexander […] Read More