have received official invitation from my old friend, leader of
Georgian mountaineering, Idris Khergiany to visit with climb team
Svanetia and Mt. Kasbeck region.
is a heart of Central Caucasus, famous tops Ushba, Chatyn, Tetnuld,
Shkhara, Aylama, Shkhelda etc.
Time after time I was there and I have climbed Ushba, Shkhara, Tetnuld,
Shota Rustavely peak.
the routes are rocks-ice-snow or ice-snow. We have all the descriptions.
There are no ready belay points at the routs, so sportsmen may show
what they can or study while climbing.
Hiking to the mountains is not so long.
in town Mestia, Svanetia capital, in separate apartments (bed &
breakfast). It costs 10 Euro one night for one person. You may take
a car to pick up to a mountain.
safety improvement it is planned to have close contacts with alpine
team "EX" (Saint-Petersburg, RUSSIA). They also will climb
international camp will be carry on since 15 July until 15 August
Local population always treats warmth to climbers and Khergiany's
guests will be guests of everyone in Svanetia.
You should flight to Tbilisy then to Mestia by airplane ($50) or
by autobus (500 km).
Visa 3 months costs $20 at Tbilisy airport just after arriving.
would like to organize noncommercial camp in Svanetia for experienced
climbers. Beginners are welcome as well with additional payment
for guides. All the equipment is yours.
Please apply to me as soon as possible but not later than 01 June
of climbing (state RUSSIA) ID 4043,
Arcady Novy (Novogroodsky)