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Mountain Climbing in Kazbegi: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Conquer the challenging mystic mountains of Kazbegi

Famed as one of the highest peaks in the Caucasus. Unbelievable views of Georgian wilderness. Sustained and rewarding climbs. Exploring the Kazbegi region opens you up to unrivalled natural beauty and a large collection of mountain climbing possibilities. Visit between the months of June and September for ideal mountain climbing conditions.

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Georgia

What should I know about Mountain Climbing Georgia?

Located in the Caucasus region in Eurasia, lying between Europe and Asia, the country of Georgia is an important area at the crossroads of various cultures. It is bordered to the north by Russia, to the southeast by Azerbaijan, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the west by the Black Sea. After an early period of unification, the borders of Georgia passed through the hands of various regional powers, including the Mongols, the Ottoman Empire, Iran and Russia.

Why should I choose Georgia for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

Endless climbing possibilities

The region of Kazbegi is home to dominant mountains that are covered with snow and legends, situated in the valley of the Terek River, which runs along the border with Russia. It offers tons of climbing possibilities that are both demanding and exciting. Getting to know the Kazbegi mountains requires time, so take at least a week to get intimate with the Georgian wilderness.

Myths among the mountains

Home to the iconic Mount Kazbek, which rises to 5,033 meters above sea level, the Kazbegi region is home to a wealth of legends. The most prominent features Amirani, the Georgian Prometheus. Mount Kazbek is the site where Amirani was considered to be chained to after he stole fire from the gods and gave it to humans. The first recorded summit was all the way back in 1868.

Exotic, mystic culture

Georgia’s traditions and customs have been cultivated throughout history with a mixture of diverse influences. After a brief period of unification, the territory of Georgia split up and passed through the hands of various regional powers, which included the Mongols and the Ottoman Empire, as well as the states of Iran and Russia, all flavouring its culture.

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Georgia?

The climate of Georgia is diverse, influenced by subtropical trends from the west, and continental trends from the east. Once reaching over 2,000 meters, alpine conditions predominate with year-round snow.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Georgia region?


What currency is accepted around Georgia?

Georgian lari

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When is the best time to travel to Georgia for Mountain Climbing?

Visit between the months of June and September for ideal mountain climbing conditions.

What people are saying about Mountain Climbing | Kazbegi



Vladimir was our guide for summiting of Mount Kazbegi in July, 2019. He was a brilliant guide, as well as champion snow boarder, and I would highly recommend him for anyone planning climbing Kazbegi or Elbrus.



Guide Vano was very good. Proficiency in English would be beneficial. Trip to Mount Kazbek was good, but time schedule for eating would be useful. Because when reaching the top we discovered that we were starving. The food what they offered in the basecamp was awesome. The toilet in the basecamp was terrible. First, it was too far from the main house, because if you had to go at the middle of the night then you had to put all your clothing on. And second, the cleanliness. Someone should keep an eye for it. And at all the basecamp rooms where not that clean.



Ilia was a wonderful mountaineering guide :-) I can't wait to climb again with him next year ! JL



Local guide Misha was excellent. Explore Share did not pay for sleeping bags as advertised, we had to rent these at location, not compensated, the sleeping bags and food were advertised to be transported by horse, this did not happen, also not compensated. One meal at mountain hut consisted only of one bowel of soup following 7 hour hike. Mountain it's self was great. Money also deducted from my credit card without prior authorisation by Explore Share. Disconnect apparent between Explore Share and guide regarding what trip consisted of.


We had the chance to climb Mount Kazbek in Georgia last July under a wonderful weather. It was a real pleasure to make this tour with Ilia, who was extremely professional, efficient and safety-driven all along the journey. It was also very pleasant to discuss with him to discover more about Georgia and the surroundings

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