Asatiani summit from north "A column" (6A, 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 camp

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 summit from north "A column" (6A, UIAA)


Height difference (m) 1292m
Maximum height (m) 3843m
Days from 'Camp 1' 2
Rope 10

(Lion 1)

Pitch number R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10
Pitch height (m) 50 50 40 40 30 50 50 50 40 50
Gread (FNS) 5b 5b 5b 4 4 5b 6a 5b 4 4

Route commences with the wide angle, then narrows a bit and sometimes goes into cracks - 50 m. Continues with the wide angle and crack section - 50 m. To climb the clear plate 40-50 m. goes to the small platform. Continues: climb the plate 50 m. small platform again. Then: slightly on the left - the narrow crack and inside corner - 50 m. We traverse to the right 30 m. and 20 m. on the wall we go to the overnight spot. On the left from this point there is another wall emerges out slightly - 30-40 m. On the right of the wall with small cracks and we follow the cliff remote from the wall by 1 m - 40 m. If we through down the rope, it will almost go down the the overnight point. From the cliff, we head towards the rocky carnise, that we pass from the left side. We climb negative pitch wall , then the carnise and we arrive to the plate, where we find some friends and anchor — 50 m. We traverse on the right and then straight to the small platform - 50 m. From here we follow corner with cracks and we come to the bottom of the wide chimney - 50 m. We follow the left corner inside the wide chimney, you come out to the ridge — 50 m. We follow the ridge — 100 m. Go to the roof We go through the wide, snowy chimney. We traverse to the bottom of gendarmes and go the the ridge. We follow the ridge to the summit. Way back — Route 4A of the Assatiani Summit.

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