Hut to Hut Ski Tour in Georgian Caucasus, Svaneti
Svaneti, 1-Week Remote Ski Touring in Georgia
Svaneti Ski Touring in the Georgian Caucasus
Mestia may be a tiny town but it’s a cultural capital of Georgia. For centuries is lay at the core of national culture, with a collection of medieval buildings, including ancient forts and churches that are listed and protected as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Today it is a fundamental tourism spot where to spring into the wintry backcountry.
What’s the weather like?
The region is home in the Caucasus Mountains, receiving an alpine climate with year-round snow
Best time to visit
Visit during the winter months between December and March for ideal backcountry skiing conditions
Located high up in the Caucasus Mountains is the alpine townlet of Mestia, resting at 1,500 meters above sea level. It is part of the Svaneti region of Georgia and has a population of approximately 14,000 people, most of whom are Svans, a subgroup of Georgians that mostly inhabit Svaneti. Although small in size, the townlet has been part of core Georgian culture for centuries
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