Ice Climbing In Gveleti(Kazbegi)

Ice climbing in Gveleti is one of the best places for this activity. trad and dry tolling climbing in area is allowed.

Best time to climb

Best time for climbing is January,February  and beginning of march if there is cold weather.

What you need

  1. 60M roupe (x2) or 120m (x1)
  2. Ice axe
  3. Crampons
  4. Belay device
  5. Crabiners (x4-5)
  6. Harness
  7. Helmet

For lead climbing

  1. 7-8 Ice screws & Quickdraw

How to get there

From Tbilisi you have to drive to kazbek ” stepantsminda”  160km and then go to the direction to vladikavkaz  9km from kazbek and turn on the left while you cross bridge in gveleti. Then go straight  up to the ice fall . walking time is 20/30 minutes depends on condition of snow.


Guga - Mail:    Tel: (+995) 557 300 700.

Temo - Mail;     Tel: (+995) 598 45 70 48


1 Gveleti Big Waterfall Height 60m WI 4
2 Left corner Height 25m WI 3
3 Right corner Height 26m WI 3



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