Decades After Hikers’ Disappearance, A Cold Case Is Reopened

Have you heard of the Dyatlov Pass incident of 1959? There was a group of nine skiers/hikers that mysteriously died in Russia’s Ural Mountains. Sure, an investigation was undertaken, but a full picture of their last moments was never fully pieced together. And, with such an ambiguous event, the theories and conspiracies started piling on.


Source: Dyatlov Pass

Some believe that the group was attacked by an “unknown force.” Others chalk it up to animal attacks, hypothermia, avalanches, insanely strong winds, panic, or military involvement. So what’s the prevailing theory? And what’s this new evidence being discovered?

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