Georgia is mountainous country, so it’s natural that it suggests the number of cool ski resorts. They are equipped according to the latest technology and differ from each other by location,length, quantity of the tracks and climate. Each of them represents 4 levels of complex of tracks: primary, intermediate,advanced and professional.
Probably the biggest and most famous of them is Gudauri. It’s located on the south side of Big Caucasian ridge 2 hours far from Tbilisi. 20 tracks in 70 km length will amaze the most demanding skier. Especially those liking backcountry,descent on the virgin snowy sides,big slalom and super big slalom will do. If you want to get off literally you can use paraglider. The resort has 18 cables which are equipped with reserve generators just in case of tripping electric power.
The second large resort is Tetnuldi. It is located 18 km far from the airport Mestia on the mountain Tetnuldi’s . There are 9 tracks in 30 km length in the resort. Pine woods protect from wind and avalanche. Skis , free descent,paragliding,riding and fantastic panoramas are what Tetnuldi can suggest you. Only here there’s special,crystalline snow very good for ski descending.
Bakuriani resort is located on Trialet ridge in 30 km far from Borjomi ,in 1700 km height above the sea. Snow carpet covers the ridge during 4-5 months per a year. There are 23 ski tracks in 29,1 km length. 8 lifts and 1 railway cable work from 10 til 5. Fir woods and climate make perfect conditions for holidays both in winter and in summer. In addition to ski tracks ,descent along the intersected place,night skiing,riding and sleigh ride on the horses Bakuriani suggests different mountainous pedestrian ways.
Ski resort Goderdzi is located in Ajaria in the passage in 2000 meters height above the sea. The resort has 4 tracks in 8 km length. Beside the skiing you can organize here riding a bicycle or walks. Visit the Stony Forest Goderdzi and enjoy of flora and fauna of Pliocene era, and the banks of Green lake are the perfect place for camping.
The fifth and the last resort that we’d like to tell you is Khatsvali. It’s 8 km far from an administrative center of Svaneti which is Mestia. There are 5 ski tracks with different complex level in Khatsvali . Here you can do free riding and backcountry.