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Backcountry Skiing in Georgia

Discover the deep powder and majestic Caucasus Mountains in this remote European destination!

Boasting some of Europe’s highest and most remote peaks, Georgia is a heaven for backcountry skiers. Circumnavigate the highest peaks in the country while taking in all the unbound beauty of the backcountry. Enjoy unspoilt and high quality powder all throughout the season too. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Backcountry Skiing trips in Georgia. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Backcountry Skiing in Georgia

Georgia is full of stunning scenery. The mountainous north of the country is sparsely populated and full of Europe’s tallest mountains. With few people, there are plenty of pristine scenes out over evergreen forests, mountain glaciers and pristine lakes. Backcountry skiing is the best way to experience this beautiful place first hand.


Good to know:

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Best time to visit:

December to April


Georgian Lari (GEL)

How to get there:

Almost every backcountry skiing trip to Georgia begins with a flight into the country;s main international airport in Tbilisi (TBS). Most guides will opt to meet you here and provide transport to the start of the trip

What’s the weather like?

Winters in Georgia are quite stable, with temperatures between 2 ºC and 4 ºC and excellent snow conditions. During the night, temperatures can drop below 0 degrees. In Svaneti, snowfall can begin as early as September, while on the rest of the country usually starts in November

More info about Backcountry Skiing in Georgia:

Situated just south of Russia and north of Turkey, Armenia and Azerbaijan, Georgia is a small former Soviet Republic full of mountains. While most of the country’s backcountry skiing is found in the northern Caucasus Mountains, the country does have a few other, even more low-key spots as well. On the county’s southern border with Turkey sit both Machakhela Planned National Park and Mtirala National Park. While neither one of these has mountains as talla s those in the Caucasus, they both boast astoundingly beautiful scenery and excellent backcountry skiing in the winter, perfect for beginners who are just getting used to the sport

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