Mount Kazbek is a dormant stratovolcano in the Caucasus range. At an altitude of 5,054 m, it is one of the most important peaks of Georgia and is located in the Kazbegi district. 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 Mountain Climbing trips in Mount Kazbek. The mountains are calling!
Mount Kazbek is a stunning 5,054 m dormant stratovolcano in Georgia. It is a top mountain climbing spot in the Caucasus range with stunning glaciers and a unique orthodox hermitage at an altitude of 4000 m. Climbing this mountain involves glacier walking and perhaps ice-climbing, but it is not technically too difficult, however, you do need prior mountaineering experience and a good fitness level. Going with a certified guide is a definite recommendation, especially for those with less mountaineering experience.
Average year round temperatures at the foot of the mountain range from 14 degrees Celsius to the mid-20s and decrease the higher up you get.
Fly in to Tbilisi and either drive for approximately 3 hours, or take the local mashrutka to Stepandsminda.
Visit between the months of June and September for ideal mountain climbing conditions.
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