Mount Ushba Location
Mount Ushba is one of the most notable peaks of the Caucasus Mountains. It is located in the Svaneti region in
Georgia. It is centran Caucasus part. Ushba is surrounded with Peak Shurovski , Chatini, Shkhelda, Samll Ushba and peak Mazeri mountains.
Mount Ushba altitude
MT.Ushba is spire-shapes double summit. It has the south and north peaks. The south peak of Ushba is 4710 meter and the north Ushba summit is 4690 meter. Ushba Slopes are covered with glacier.
Mount Ushba facts
The north summit was first climbed in 1888 by English climbers and the south was first
climbed in 1903. Before that about 20 ascents were unsuccessful tried. The First soviet ascent was made in
1934, led by Alexander Japaridze.
Mount Ushba climbing routes
Ushba has more than 50 different climbing routes.
As a classic route is treated at North Ushba northen route via Ushba plato and pillow and at South summit route named Gabrieli.
We offer you Northen Ushba classic route with is terated easiest at this mountain 4B grade. All other riutes are 5 and 6 grades.
Mount Ushba weather
As in other mountains of the Caucasus, the weather can change several times a day, which often makes it difficult to climb mountain Ushba. Temperatures on the peak in July and August in range from -10 to -15
Best season for climbing mount Ushba
wery often people ask when is the better to climb Ushba. As a best season is treated From seacond part of July till 20 of August. It is possible climb Ushba after 20 of August alomoust untill end of September but it depend on season and snow condition for the year. If there is already a litttle snow it makes more difficuld to cross glacier and climbe last part of Ushba