Join us for an ultimate mountain experience and stand on the top of Mount Kazbegi! Conquer Georgia’s most famous peak under the watchful eye of the best climbing guides in the country and with professional technical support. Adventure is waiting for you!
👉Date: Thu 23 August to – Sun 27 August (+1 extra day)
👉Duration: 5 days/ 4 nights (+1 extra day )
👉Driving distance: 300 km
👉Trip difficulty: HARD
The summit route is only somewhat technically difficult. It’s rated at PD and mainly involves glacier walking with about 100 meters of easy ice climbing to reach the peak. The biggest challenge comes from the high altitude and long distance as the summit lies above 5000 m.Travelers require to have trekking/camping/backpacking experience. they must be in good physical shape. Mountaineering can be very physically and mentally demanding, with long hours spent working your way slowly up and down. the summit is not technical, but we still use crampons, ice axe, ropes and carabiners. guide will teach you how to use during your training day.
👉Group size: Min. 3, Max 9 Participants
👉Accommodation: Shared twin/double rooms in a guesthouse in Stepantsminda ( Day 1). Meteo station shelter (3600m) dormitory rooms for the rest of overnight (3 or 4 days). please let us know if you have your own tent and want to overnight outside the Meteo shelter (since the shelter is in very poor condition) we will discount it’s fee.
👉Pick-up: 11:00, Samaia Garden, Tbilisi
👉Drop-off: Around 21:00 (Arrival time depends on the group’s speed and traffic)
👉Price: 2500 GEL
Price without Meteo shelter and technical equipment: 1900 GEL
Collecting our gear – preparation – relaxing evening in Stepantsminda / altitude 1800m
We will depart Tbilisi and head to Stepantsminda. We will also collect and rent the necessary Equipment and recheck it before climbing. We will collect food and overnight in a guest house with nice dinner and breakfast.
Stepantsminda – Gergeti – Meteo station base camp shelter / from 22oom to 3600m
Early in the morning, we will drive to Gergeti Holy Trinity Church to meet our pack horses. We will load our Equipment on horseback and start hiking towards Meteo Station. we will take crampons, sunglasses, water and snack in our day packs. we will reach meteo station around at 3 pm. free time. Overnight at Meteo shelter.
Preparation / from 3600m to 4000m and back
We will spend the day getting ready for the final ascent – we will trek up to the elevation of 4000 m for the acclimatization and get used to the Equipment. we will finish our training at 3 pm. We will make sure our backpacks are fully ready for tonight and not to forget packing anything. We will spend the last hours of the day resting, eating and relaxing before the climb.
Summit day / from 3600m to 5054m and back
We will get up at 02:00 am and prepare for the final climb. Today, we will reach the peak. It’s the most challenging part of the expedition but also the most rewarding one. Can you imagine yourself standing on top of the world?! After conquering the peak, we will head back to Meteo shelter. We will reach meteo shelter around 6 pm
Meteo to Stepantsminda and Tbilisi / from 3600m to 2200m
In the morning, we will be trekking back to Stepantsminda. Drive back to Tbilisi. The end of the expedition.
An extra day that we will use in case of difficult weather conditions or other circumstances
✅4wd transfer to Gergeti
✅Services of professional mountaineering instructors and guides (Every 3 participants have 1 mountain guide)
✅Overnight in the guesthouse shared twin/double rooms on Day 1
✅Dinner in the guesthouse on day 1, breakfast on day 2
✅Pack horses to carry luggage to and from Meteo Base Camp
✅Support and organization of Weekend Travelers Host
✅Technical equipment rental (crampons, ice axe, harness, Two carabiners)
Price doesn’t include:
Food supplies. we collect the food in Stepantsminda and cook together at the base camp. it is also possible to order at Meteo Shelter.
Equipment you need to HAVE:
1. Mountaineering boots ( not trekking boots)
2. Gloves – having two pairs of gloves (one light one and one warm, winter ski gloves)
3. Ski goggles
4. Headlamp – make sure it will last 5-6 hrs or have extra batteries.
5. Trekking Poles
6. Mountaineering Jackets/ Ski Jacket
7. Waterproof Trouser/ Ski trousers + leggings
8. Thermal sweater
9. Thermal socks
10. Balaclava Mask or something to fully cover your face
13. Water Bottle – 1.5 ltr recommended
14. Cooking pots and Gas
15. Two backpacks ( one 50Litres or more for horses, one day pack for yourself)
16. Personal first aid
👉Book the tour:
Mount Kazbegi Mountaineering Expedition (Mkinvartsveri 5054)
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