Information about ski touring in Svaneti
Svaneti is one of the most popular and beautiful regions of Georgia. Svaneti is the highest inhabited area in the Caucasus. Four of the ten highest peaks of the Caucasus are located in the region. Ski tours and generally Mountainous ski tourism are prevalent in this region, due to the unique landscape and good quality snow which keeps for a long time on the mountain slopes. Our professional team offers a tour which fills you with great pleasure and an unforgettable impression. Suggested tour is changeable; we can make it shorter or extend according to visitor‘s wishes.
We will be based in Mestia town, Svaneti (about 500 km from Tbilisi, 8 hours drive) and make most day trips from there. We will have some ski touring also around village Ushguli.
Best time for ski touring in Svaneti
This ski tour is doable from January through the end of April, thanks to high elevations.
Average vertical meter per day
During the tour, we will make 900 -1200 m vertical meter ascent per day
Needed equipment for ski touring
Ski tour skies with skins
Boots for Ski touring
Shovel, Transceiver and probe.
We also recommend Avalanch bag