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Backcountry Skiing in Kazbegi

In northeastern Georgia, Kazbegi is the main settlement in the area, located on the shores of the Terek River, at an altitude of 1,740 meters.

The landscape of Kazbegi is dominated by large mountains, among which Mount Kazbek stands out to the west. Nearby you will find the Gudauri ski resort, where you will enjoy picturesque views of the Caucasus and good free terrain for skiing.

Top backcountry skiing trips | Kazbegi:


There are many reasons for choosing Backcountry Skiing in Kazbegi

If the sky is clear, a view of the Gergeti Church with Mount Kazbeg as backdrop is a valid reason to visit this location. However, its imposing smaller valleys nearby, such as the Truso Valley or the Chaucha Massif, will make your visit really worth it.


Good to know:

Country Code



Georgian Lari

How to get there

The easiest way to travel to Kazbegi is by public transportation from Didube, the Tbilisi bus station


Georgian and Russian. As in the rest of Georgia, locals will make superhuman efforts to understand you. With the youngest, you won't have problems since they speak basic English


The climate is moderately humid with dry and cold winters and long and fresh summers. The average annual temperature is 4.9 ºC. January is the coldest month with an average temperature of -5.2 ºC, and July is the warmest month with an average temperature of 14.4 ºC

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