Asatiani from south (4B, UIAA)

Mountain Massive - Caukhi

Caukhi Mountains are locatins in Khevsureti province. Nearest village is Juta. Rocky mountains are erected from green alpine medows. Mountaineering rotes are very close from Base camp. Here in very small massive climbers can find all kind of routes interesting as for deginners also for high professionals

Ascend to Caukhi base camp (camp 1)

Evry route which are going to the Caukhi Peak Massif starts from the one camp (CAMP 1). The route the Chaukhi Peak Massif start in the village Juta (2100 m). Afterpassing the village and reach the cemp Zeta. in the camp youcan take a shower, food and stay at night. From the camp follow the rivwr Caukhi, the track is marked goodly. After passing throw the grassed plateaus and slopes you'll exit on the high plateau (cemp-1 2250m), on which edge is three dig bolders (10m). On dhese bolders there are stakes and it is possidle to thain for the rock climbing. This plateau is great for camping.


Best time to climb

The best time to climb the chaukhi is mid July to mid September.

Also you can climb in the winter from the beginning to the middle of December and from the beginning to the end of February, but during this period the temperature is much lower (-10 -15 Day and -20 -30 Night).

In any case, you need to get acquainted with the weather before the start of your adventure.

How to get there

From the village of jute on foot along the walking path towards the mountains to camp 1. The entire route is marked along the way. Approximate walking time 2.30 - 3.00

Route - Asatiani from south (4B, UIAA)

Height difference (m) 1183m
Maximum height (m) 3733m
Days from camp 1 1
Roupe 5

Pitch number R1 R2 R3 R4 R5
Pitch height (m) 40 40 30 20 30
Gread (FNS) 4 3 4 2 3

From the Javakhishvili circus ascend by the snowy couloir to the saddle (400 m). From the saddle climb on the third difficulty wall (50 m.) on the right, the wall has cracks, sometimes you have to move on the simple climbing philes. There is the station made up with pitons. Make 2-3 m. traverse on the right and get in the wide Fireplace. After 60 m. snowy and stone fallen Fireplace move on the less snowed saddle. At the end of wall side is built the station, on the left from the saddle move 40 m. on the narrow dismissed Fireplace. Ascend the long narrow platform and here is the station made up from the pitons. Make 20 m. traverse on the right to platform at the bottom of the little Fireplace. With the opened corner'Fireplace" move on the mountain range. Follow the dismissed mountain range to the peak. Descend: With the same route. Duration: 8-9 hours.



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