After arriving at Tblisi airport, we will go to Stepmantsminda. From there, we will hike to the Sabertse Pass (3,000m), where we will spend the night in a tent.
For the purposes of acclimatization, we will climb one of the nearby 3,500 metre peaks before spending the night in a guesthouse.
Today we will take a transfer to an altitude of 2,100 metres. From there, we will trek to the Betlemi hut. We will either spend the night in the hut or a tent.
Today we will climb to the summit of Mount Ortsveri after ice climbing training on the Gergeti glacier. We will spend the night either in the Betlemi hut or in a tent.
We will climb to the summit of Mount Kazbek and then return to Stepantsminda, where we will spend the night in a guesthouse.
Guesthouse in Stepantsminda during acclimatization period, Betlemi hut and tents during the ascent.
Participants must bring proper mountaineering clothing.
I am an aspirant IFMGA mountain guide based in Lviv, Ukraine. I have more than 20 years of climbing experience and have been ski touring for 15 years. I am also a specialist in avalanche training (CAA Level 1 Avalanche Course).
I am a member of the Russian Mountain Guides Association (RMGA) and currently an aspirant guide at the Polish Association of Mountain Guides (PSPW).
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