Gudauri and Gergeti areas
Our expeditions are always led by expert IFMGA Certified Mountain Guides
From the 14th to the 22nd of March 2020

Ski touring in Georgia, another unusual and fascinating destination, in the heart of Central Caucasus between Asia and Europe. In this area, thanks to the humid currents coming from the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, the snowfalls are punctually very abundant.

A trip to the areas between Gudauri and Gergeti, among the most interesting in Georgia. The choice is vast, and each day will have a different route depending on snow conditions and best safety. On the last day we will visit the beautiful Tbilisi, Georgian capital.

Private groups (min 6 pax) can choose different dates depending on their needs

Travel Program

1stDay

Flight Milan - Tiblisi

Arrival to Tbilisi airport. Transfer 165 km (2 hours) to Gudauri ski station. Accommodation and dinner in hotel (1990 m).

2ndDay

Climb to Sazdele Peak m3250

Ski-tour to Sadzele peak (3250 m), possible ski-lift using, descent crossing (Jvary) pass (2380 m) or Kobi village, Bidara or Trusso gorge. Option down 1100 to 1300m,. In the afternoon transfer (15km) to Gergeti village (1850 m) with beautiful view to ancient volcano Kazhbek. The region is almost unknown for skiers, but it has a great ski-tour potential! Accommodation in guest-house (Gergeti).
Up and down - 1300m - 6 hours

3rdDay

Climb to Artkmo Peak m 3143

Short transfer (8 km) to Sioni village. The “Sioni” appellation is largely used for villages and small cities in Georgia. Here, we meet an ancient church of 9th century and some buildings dated of the XVII-XVIII. Ski tour to massif of Artkhmo peak 3143m, along the North ridge. Transfer and overnight in guest-house (Gergeti).
Up and down 1000m - 5 hours

4thDay

Climb to Mount Tkharsheti m 3417

Today, after a short transfer with our 4x4 cars we' ll climb Tkharsheti peak m 3417, located in the heart of Kazhbek mountain range. The view is amazing all arond. Depending on the fitness of the group we'll can climb also Ortazvari Peak 3750m. Come back on the same way and by car in our Guest House in Gergeti.
Up and down - 1300m to 1800m - 5/8 hours

5thDay

Climb to Kobi Peak m 3050

Once again we take our vehicle to reach the starting point of Sioni village. Today we'll climb Kobi peak 3050 m. The slopes are wide open without any trees. Transfer and night in guest-house (Gergeti).
Up and Down 1200m - 5 hours

6thDay

Climb to Shevardnadze Peak m 3300

Today we' ll visit the remote Sno Valley, crossing the amazing village of Juta. Here some local family live all winter long completely isolated. Our goal today is called Shevardnadze Peak m 3300m. Come back on the same way
Up and down 1350m - 6 hours

7thDay

Climb to Kubedri 3245m

Last day of ski mountaineering in Gergeti area. Today we will have a trip one more time in the Sno Valley, skiing through beautiful slopes until the broad and flat top of Mount Kubedri 3245m. In the afternoon come back to Gudauri and accommodation in the Hotel.
Up and down about 1200m - 5 hours

8thDay

Transfer to Tiblisi

Transfer to Tbilisi, via Ananuri Fortress, Mtskheta - old capital of Georgia, Zedazeni – one of the most ancient monastery. Hotel accomodation. During the day we' ll visit the City spending free time for shopping. Farewell dinner at nice Georgian restaurant.

9thDay

Fly back home

Transfer to the airport and come back home

More details


The program may be modified by the Mountain Guide according to the technical level of the participants or for weather reasons.


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Info Ascensione

The excursions in program does not present technical difficulties. Medium ski mountaineering experience and good training are required.

Difficulties

F+ / Easy +

Skills required

Good ski touring experience and good physical shape are required

Duration, Participants and Deadline

Duration Min Max Deadline
9 days 6 8 14/01/2020

Equipements

Full ski touring equipment, avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, harness, ice axe and crampons, Full equipment list will be provided with the information sheet

Documents

Identity card or valid passport expiring at least 6 months after date of return

Vaccination

Obligatory vaccinations are not required

Prices

Rate details

THE PRICE INCLUDES: the assistance and the accompaniment of a UIAGM certified Italian Mountain Guide, all the transfers in program with private vehicles + driver, full board for the whole period (except inTiblisi HB) with accommodation in Hotels in Tbilisi and Gudauri and Guest Houses in Gergeti , picnic meals for ski mountaineering excursions, support for the whole period of a local guide english speaking, local necessary formalities, the missing technical equipment for the components (artva, ice axe, crampons), medical - baggage insurance provided by Europe Assistance

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: the flight Milan-Tbilisi A / R, the injury insurance, the alcoholic drinks and the extras.