Kholat Syakhl, a transliteration in Russian of Holatchahl, meaning "Dead Mountain" in Mansi (lit. Мёртвая гора Myortvaya gora in Russian) is a mountain in the northern Ural region of Russia.
|Elevation||1,096.7 m (3,598 ft)|
|Translation||Mountain of Death (Mansi)|
|Location||Komi Republic and Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia|
|Parent range||Ural Mountains|
The name of this mountain pass simply means "lack of game" for Mansi hunters. The Mansi word kholat (meaning "dead" or "meager") is a relatively common name on their territory and is part of at least 3 other topographic objects.
On February 2, 1959, a group of ski hikers led by Igor Dyatlov mysteriously perished on the east shoulder of the mountain.