Come and enjoy a full week of splitboarding or off-piste snowboarding at Gudauri in the Caucasus mountains of Georgia with certified guide Ilia.
Jan - Apr, Dec
Gudauri is full of variety. There is a great deal of wonderful peaks and spots to visit and enjoy. As a result, this trip is a full week long. This trip also offers opportunities to enjoy splitboard touring as well as off-piste snowboarding. The reason you can enjoy both of those activities is you will have access to the area’s ski lifts, while also getting the chance to leave the resort area and explore other nearby spots. Hence giving you a chance to hike through and explore the Caucasus mountains.
After your arrival at the Tbilisi airport, you will be picked up and brought to Gudauri. You will then be taken to your hotel, where you will spend the next 7 nights. The hotel is very comfortable and is equipped with a bar. Hence providing you with the perfect place to relax and rest following a full day of splitboarding or off-piste snowboarding.
We will be visiting a number of different peaks during this trip. Some examples include the following.
Mount Sadzele (3,300m)
Kobi Pass (3,200m)
Mount Chrdilebi (2,800m)
Mount Miliona (3,200m)
The Dedaena (3,400m)
Mount Lomisa #1 (2,300m) and Mount Lomisa #2 (2,400m)
Gudauri is an amazing place to visit if you enjoy winter fun. And for a full week, I would like to guide you through this magnificent area. We can adapt the itinerary to all kinds of clients. To join me, all you have to do is send me a request. I look forward to hearing from you.
If I’m not available to guide you, one of my 3 teammates, all of them GMGA mountain guides, will be happy to do so.
Would you like to enjoy other parts of the Caucasus in Georgia? Then join me on this incredible 11 day splitboarding tour at Svaneti.
- Accommodation included
- Guiding fee
- Lift tickets
- Transport during the trip
After your arrival at the Tbilisi airport, you will take a 2 hour transfer to your hotel in Gudauri where you will settle into your hotel for the night.
Today you will take a lift and enjoy some off-piste snowboarding on several peaks in the area, including Mount Kudebi, Mount Sadzele (3,300m) and Mount Chrdilebi (2,800m) before returning to the hotel for the night.
Today we will venture to the Kobi Pass (3,200m) and Bidara (3,100m) where you can enjoy more off-piste snowboarding before returning to Gudauri and your hotel by car.
Today , after about an hour hour hike and the use of the lifts, we will visit Mount Miliona (3,200m) where you can enjoy more off-piste snowboarding before returning to the hotel for the night.
Today, we will drive for approximately 30 minutes and hike for nearly 2 hours so you can enjoy a splitboarding tour on Mount Lomisa#1 (2,300m) before returning to your hotel fro the night.
Today you will enjoy another splitboarding tour after a short drive and long hike to Mount Lomisa #2 (2,400m) before returning to the hotel for the night.
Today we will go on a splitboarding tour on Mount Dedaena (3,400m). Getting there will require a 15 minute drive and approximately 3 hour hike. Afterwards, we will return to the hotel for the night.
We will transport you back to the Tbilisi airport where you will catch your flight home.
I'm a fully certified IFMGA / UIAGM mountain guide from Tbilisi, Georgia. I have the GMGA (Georgian Mountain Guides Association) certificate and I'm a member of the Austrian Mountain Guide Association.
I'm a professional mountaineer, national team member of Georgian Mountain Federation. I am actively climbing in the Caucasus mountain range.
The programs I guide more often are:
- Mountaineering = Mt. Kazbek, Mt. Tetnuldi, Mt. Ushba, Chaukhi region.
- Ski Touring = Gudauri, Svaneti, Kazbegi regions.
I also manage large expeditions and base camps for Caucasus Mountains.
Please get in touch with me if you plan to come to Georgia. It will be my great pleasure to help you and to guide you in our awesome mountains.
I am leading a Guide Office in Georgia, and work together with my colleagues George, Lasha and Leri (National certified Mountain Guides). In case I'm not available, one of them will be your guide.
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We had a great week in Gudauri! We did have a replacement for Ilia (Vano), but Vano was really great. Skied some awesome slopes and made it back safe every time. The hotel and food were great as well. We also liked that we didn't just ski but also met some of the locals on the way, for example the caretaker of an old church on top of the mountain we walked up. So we can recommend this one!
Both explore share and Ilia have been super helpful into making this trip. Explore share team has been super friendly and helpful and Ilia team has been very supportive and skilled. Highly recommended.
Due to the weather we had to break off our trip half way. Too bad. The response time of Explore-Share could be improved. Apart from that, good service. Ilia couldn't come last minute, but send Bekar as replacement guide. He was an excellent guide and very pleasant person to be with.
Snow conditions were challenging and our guide did an excellent job finding the local powder! I would recommend this trip to anyone and I would highly recommend a LOCAL guide. They know the lay of the land and I think our trip was very successful due to their local knowledge compared to some of the other groups we saw with non-local guides.
Ilia together with his colleague Giorgi were the best guides we could have wished for. Not only showing us great skiing and ski touring spots but also introducing us to the Georgian life.
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