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Ski touring in Svaneti, Georgia (Caucasus): Tetnuldi, Koruldi Lakes, Chalaadi Glacier, Ushguli

Discover the exceptional ski tracks of Svaneti with Ilia, an IFMGA mountain guide on this ski tour in Georgia.

Mountain RangeCaucasus
Duration1+ day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec
Skill LevelAll Levels
Fitness LevelOpen to everyone
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Enjoy walking on powder snow.

  • Explore the wild nature of this gorgeous area in Svaneti.

  • Discover the traditional mountain culture of Georgia.

Description

Located in the heart of the Caucasus area, the ancient region of Svaneti falls in the northwest of Georgia. Surrounded by several towering peaks of the Caucasus Mountain Range which go over 3000m, this is one area not to be missed. Join me for one day or many on an amazing skiing tour in this region in Georgia.

This trip has a lot of offer. You will ski and free ride on huge mountains with neverending snow. It is no less than a dreamy landscape with snow-covered coniferous forests and spectacular glaciers. No doubt it is considered one of the most beautiful places in the country! In fact, Mount Shkhara (5201m), the highest mountain in Georgia also lies here. And, apart from natural attractions, the region is also popular for its historical stone villages.

We will begin in the town of Mestia in Svaneti. There is a bunch of options to choose from and you can select according to your skill level and preference. We can ski on the high peak of Tetnuldi, around the spectacular Koruldi Lakes, on Chalaadi Glacier or the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ushguli. Imagine walking on powder snow in so scenic a setting! You will have a remarkable time, we assure you.

This is an easy trip open to everyone. And you can extend it for as many days as you want. You can also select the excellent location of Hatsvali or the Guli Pass. What better way to discover traditional mountain culture and explore the bewildering nature than a fun free-riding tour?

So, don’t shy away from contacting me if you want to be a part of this remarkable Svaneti skiing tour next winter. I will be glad to show you the best spots in this outstanding region of Georgia. 

Do check out my 7- day freeride skiing and ski touring in Gudauri if looking for a longer trip.

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Ski equipment (skis, boots, poles), Climbing skins, Helmet, Sunglasses, Avalanche equipment (beacon, probe and shovel), Crampons, Backpack

Meeting point

Svaneti, Mestia

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Equipment you will need to bring

Ski equipment (skis, boots, poles)

Climbing skins

Poles

Helmet

Goggles

Sunglasses

Avalanche equipment (beacon, probe and shovel)

Crampons

Backpack


About the guide

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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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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

EUR 310 each

Group of 2

EUR 155 each

Group of 3

EUR 104 each

Group of 4

EUR 83 each

Group of 5

EUR 83 each

Group of 6

EUR 83 each

Group of 7

EUR 83 each

Group of 8

EUR 83 each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

An additional cost of 30€ per person per night for half-board in double rooms.

Transfer cost: 50€ per person. Meals not included.


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