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Sir: Your paper deserves credit for being the only one to investigate the causes of the bizarre incident of British climbers who were lost and found on Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus. But it will not do to place the blame entirely on the Russian guide Anatole Yanochkin as does Roger Payne of the British Mountaineering Council ('Russian adventure holidays 'unsafe' ', 16 April).

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