Climbing In Katskhi (Chiatura)

Katskhi  is one of the most popular and best  places to climb in Georgia.

Quality of the rock is perfect for different tip of climbing.

Best time to climb

katskhi is located 700m above sea level. Best time to climb is from September to July. August is hot season for climbing but in shade or cloudy weather its also pleasure to climb.There are sunny and also constantly shady places to climb.

some lines are covered on the top with big trees and some are overhang so you can climb them even in rainy weather.

How to get there

Katskhi  is located about 180 km from the capital Tbilisi. By car, you will need approximately 2  hours.

from Kutaisi airport  1 hour

Info

Guga - Mail: gugadabrunda@gmail.com    Tel: (+995) 557 300 700

Temo - Mail: samsonadze.temo9@gmail.com    Tel; (+995) 598 45 70 48

What you need

  1. 12 quickdraw
  2. 60m roupe 
  3. Harnes 
  4. Belay device
  5. Helmet (Use helmet for your safety !)
  6. Shoes & Chalk Bag

Route

Routes are categorized in French grade and starts from 5a to 8b.

use helmet for your safety !!!!!

Area is not free for bolting !!!

In case if you plan to come for bolting in Georgia please let local community to know about your plans.

Any line which does not fit in our standards will be removed.

Trad climbing is allowed in area. Dry tolling is not allowed  in climbing area.

Sector name The Offise

In shade befor noon
Vertical

Until 1-2pm, the sector is shaded and comfortable to climb in the summer. In winter, we recommend climbing after 2pm.

 

The sector is good for the biginers and middle class climbers.

N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 The Bug 14 6 6a 5.10a
2 Chris.K 17 11 6a 5.10a
3 Samson 15 7 5b 5.8
4 S.k.Lucky 15 7 5a 5.7
5 Talalala 15 7 5b 5.8
6 X. Z. 17 8 6a+ 5.10b
7 Tsie 17 9 6a+ 5.10b
8 Yin & Yang 17 7 6b 5.10c
9 ACDC 17 8 6b 5.10c
10 Opera D 25 11 7a+ 5.12a
11 Giliotina 23 10 6c 5.11a/5.11b
12 Geoland 27 14 6b+ 5.10d
13 Mummy 23 11 6c 5.11a/5.11b
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Sector name Cave

In shade after 15.00 pm In shade befor noon
Overhang Slabby Vertical

Until 3-4pm, the sector is shaded and comfortable to climb in the summer. In winter, we recommend climbing after 5pm.

 

The sector is good for the middle class climbers.

N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 John Rambo 18 9 6b 5.10c
2 Usakhelo 25 9 6a+ 5.10b
3 2 (R2) 31 12 6b 5.10c
4 Sado Mazo P 25 11 7a+ 5.12a
5 2 (R3) 27 10 5c+ 5.9
6 KoKoKo 25 11 7a 5.11d
7 2 (R4) 25 10 5b+ 5.8
8 Xamichok 25 14 6a+ 5.10b
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Sector name Canion

In shade after 15.00 pm In shade befor noon
Overhang Vertical

Until 1-3pm, the sector is shaded and hiding behind the rocks after 5-6pm comfortable to climb in the summer. In winter, we recommend climbing after 2pm to 4pm.

 

The sector is good for the experienced climbers.

N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 Hole 10 7 7a 5.11d
2 Nervi 12 8 7a 5.11d
3 Ara Vchamot Puri 12 10 6c 5.11a/5.11b
4 Surprize 12 9 6b 5.10c
5 Jibe 14 9 6b+ 5.10d
6 Puza 14 9 7a+ 5.12a
7 Butterfly 14 11 6b+ 5.10d
8 Ugachaga 13 8 7b 5.12b
9 Snake 13 7 7a+ 5.12a
10 Morieli 16 11 6b+ 5.10d
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Sector name Tsunami

In shade befor noon
Overhang Vertical

Until 1-3pm, the sector is shaded and comfortable to climb in the summer. In winter, we recommend climbing after 2pm.

 

The sector is good for the middle class and experienced climbers.

N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 - 8 4 4 5.6
2 - 9 6 6a+ 5.10b
3 Bat 9 5 6b+ 5.10d
4 Ravi Aba 10 5 5b 5.8
5 Ravi 9 5 5b 5.8
6 Mini Zgarbi 9 6 6a 5.10a
7 Ger 9 6 6a+ 5.10b
8 Scar Face 9 5 6b 5.10c
9 Drakula Utold 10 5 6b 5.10c
10 ARA 10 6 7b 5.12b
11 ID 10 7 7a+ 5.12a
12 Hame Ha 12 6 7a 5.11d
13 Pirosmani 15 9 8a+ 5.13c
14 Cunami 12 7 6c+ 5.11c
15 No Chance 12 7 7c 5.12d
16 Egg 11 6 6b+ 5.10d
17 Emi 10 5 6a+ 5.10b
18 Help Me 10 6 6a 5.10a
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Sector name Dano

Until 1-3pm, the sector is shaded and comfortable to climb in the summer. In winter, we recommend climbing after 2pm.

 

The sector is good for the experienced and professional climbers.

N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 Luda 15 6 6a 5.10a
2 Dano 12 7 8b+ 5.14a
3 Grama 18 7 8a+ 5.13c
4 Sabbotage 17 6 8a 5.13b
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Sector name Canion (2)

In shade befor noon
Vertical
N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 Cveti 18 10 5b 5.8
2 Shua 18 10 5c 5.9
3 Maxata 14 6 5c+ 5.9
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Sector name Bazi

Vertical
N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 Mars 11 25 6b+ 5.10d
2 Jupiter 25 10 6b 5.10c
3 Pluton 26 11 6b+ 5.10d
4 Saturn 25 12 6b+ 5.10d
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Sector name Ozzy

Vertical
N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 Ozzy 15 7 6b 5.10c
2 Palo 15 7 6a+ 5.10b
3 Hspitali 15 6 6b+ 5.10d
4 Porcno 15 8 6c 5.11a/5.11b
5 Solo 12 7 6a 5.10a
6 Buia 12 8 6b+ 5.10d
7 Buda 12 7 6b 5.10c
8 Pandora 10 7 6a+ 5.10b
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Sector name Gulo

Vertical
N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 Zig Zag 25 10 6a 5.10a
2 Rout 66 28 10 6b+ 5.10d
3 Gulo 16 12 7a 5.11d
4 Fantastic 27 11 7a 5.11d
5 Dirty Boy 28 12 6a+ 5.10b
6 Mono 27 11 6b 5.10c
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