The Prosecutor General's office came to the conclusion that the death of tourists on the Dyatlov pass in the Northern Urals in 1959 caused the avalanche.
As I told the Deputy chief of Department of the Prosecutor General in the Urals Federal district Andrey Kurakov, due to snow and poor visibility of young citizens are unable to find your tent after she left it.
according to his statement, the prosecutors conducted an experiment that confirmed that in such circumstances, the tent cannot be found, even if you know in which presumably it is.
Having lost the tent, the travelers went on, lit the fire. Then they tried to come back and find her, But froze because the temperature was about 40-45 degrees, added Kurakov.
"It was a heroic struggle. There was no panic. But the chance to survive in the circumstances they did Not have ", - concluded the Prosecutor's office.
A group of nine tourists led by Igor Dyatlov died in full strength, making the hike on skis through the Northern Urals in 1959. The Ministry took up the matter after 60 years because of complaints from relatives of the victims and a public outcry. It was stated that the prosecutors will hold nine examinations on the ground, where he lost his life, travelers, and attract experts in the field of geodesy, Metrology, and emergency workers.
Kuryakov said that the documents collected during a criminal case in 1959, was enough to "most Possible" to find out the cause of the incident with travellers on the Dyatlov pass.