Climb in the Caucasus Mountains that stand at the wilder crossroads between Europe and Asia. Stretching across the northern border is the province of Svaneti, which lies along the southern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains. High peaks dominate the region, culminating in the 5,201-meter summit of Mount Shkhara, the highest in the country. Visit during the warmer months between July and September for ideal climbing conditions.
The ancient region of Svaneti lies in the northeast of Georgia, and is home to the Svans ethnic group. The region sites at the southern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains and is guarded by high rise mountain summits, between 3,000 and 5,000 meters. In fact, four of the highest ten peaks in the Caucasus are home to this region, which is the perfect place for high mountain climbing.
Svaneti receives a humid climate with relatively warm winters and summers, with higher altitudes receives short and cool summers, and long and cold winters.
Georgian, as well as Svan.
Visit during the warmer months between July and September for ideal climbing conditions.
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