Join certified guide Vadym on a week long ascent of the gorgeous Mount Tetnuldi in the Caucasus mountain range in Georgia.
* Reach the summit of Mount Tetnuldi in Georgia.
* Contemplate incredible sights of the Caucasus from the top.
For a whole week, I would like to take you to the summit of the beautiful Mount Tetnuldi (4,858m).
Located in the Caucasus mountain range in the wonderful country of Georgia, Mount Tetnuldi is a spectacular peak. And when climbing a mountain as large as Tetnuldi, a lot of preparation has to be done. As a result, the first few days of this trip will revolve around proper acclimatization. This will ensure that you do not experience any altitude sickness during the ascent. Hence making your summit experience an enjoyable one.
In order to achieve proper acclimatization, we will make our way to the capital of the Svaneti region, Mestia. From there, we will trek to the Chizhdi pass (3,100m) and climb Mount Laila (4,005m). This mini expedition will take two days. Typically, this would make a great trip on its own, but on this adventure, it’s just the beginning!
After you’ve been properly acclimatized, we will begin our ascent of Mount Tetnuldi. The climb will involve a ski lift, some trekking, and ice climbing practice on a glacier. And finally, when we reach the summit, you will get to enjoy the fruits of your labor. You will be able to look out, far beyond at the Caucasus, before we descend back to Mestia.
There will be some challenges during this ascent, which is often the case when scaling mountains of Tetnuldi’s magnitude. As a result, participants should be in good physical condition and should have some prior mountaineering experience.
If you are looking for a memorable climbing adventure on a great peak, Mount Tetnuldi is for you. So send me a request, and enjoy this week-long climbing adventure.
I also lead an ascent to Mount Ushba in Georgia. Check it out!
- Accommodation included
- Guiding fee
- Transport during the trip
Along with the guiding fee, the price also includes accommodation costs, meals, transportation, group equipment and personal climbing equipment, which includes helmet, harness, crampons, ice axe, two carabiners, climbing backpack, sleeping bag and sleeping pad. While mountain shoes are not provided, they can be rented.
After arriving at the airport. You will be picked up and taken to Mestia. From there we will hike to the Chizhdi pass (3,100m) and spend the night in a tent for acclimatization purposes.
Today we will enjoy a training climb to the summit of Mount Laila, which is the highest peak in the Svaneti ridge. We will spend the night in a tent.
Today we will transfer to the top station of Tetnuldi ski lift (2,000m). After that, we will trek over the Amaranth pass to the glacier (3,700m) at the foot of Mount Tetnuldi. We will spend the night in a tent.
During this day, we will practice snow and ice climbing on the glacier. After that, we will climb to the shoulder of Mount Tetnuldi (4,300m) before returning to base camp where we will spend the night in a tent.
We will climb to the summit of Mount Tetnuldi. Afterwards, we will descend to Mestia, where we will spend the night in a guesthouse.
Other gear: Climbing clothes, mountaineering shoes, carabiners, sleeping bag, sleeping pad.
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).
Join me and discover everything the Caucasus and the Carpathian Mountains have to offer!
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