Climbing In Sveri(Chiatura)

Sveri Climbing area is located in a small quaint village in region of Imereti on the western part of Georgia.
Rock climbing is a relatively activity in this area. Most routes are quite recently established and all routes freshly bolted in 2018.

CAMPING


Staying is possible in the tents nearby climbing area.
Putting tents straight under the rocks is not recommended because of risk
of stone fall and also its not big area under the lines to put tent


FOOD & SUPPLIES


Food shopping can be done in the town of Chiatura.
There is a large local farm market and varieties of stores and plenty of bakeries offering fresh bread baked daily.
Unfortunately , there is no available food market in Sveri so you must
bring all your supplies with you prior to going to the climbing area.
For water source, there are few springs nearby the climbing area or you can
also ask the friendly locals for water.
During Springtime, wild fruits can be found at random places or one can ask friendly locals if you would like to pick some fruits.

REST DAY ACTIVITIES


There a few old castles and monasteries and many nice area to visit in Sveri.
Also the town of Chiatura is another great place to explore with its long
history of mining which riddled the area with many caves.
There are also waterfalls where you can go swimming in the hot summer days.
Most locals are very friendly as it is all over Georgia.

Best time to climb

With the exception of winter, climbing in Sveri is ideal from Spring all the way to Autumn. North facing cliffs assures a cool temperature even on hot summer days.
Average temperatures in celsius in Spring is High 24° / Low 11°
Summertime High 30° / Low 18° and Autumn High 20° / 8°

How to get there

The Village of Sveri is located near the closest major town Chiatura 170 km from Tbilisi.
You can get to Sveri by taking a Marshrutka Bus in Didube Station in Tbilisi to the town of Chiatura. From Chiatura you can then take a minibus or taxi to the town of Sveri which is further 11 km.
From the bus stop in the Sveri village it’s around 400 meter hike to the climbing area.
Area is not marked all the way but it’s quite obvious to find the climbing area by keeping an eye out for the cliffs.
At the end of village there is a sign “Climbing Zone” and from there it’s about another 50 meters to the cliffs.
You can also ask the locals how to get to the rocks named “kldekari” .

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. 10 quickdraw
  2. 50m roupe 
  3. Harnes 
  4. Belay device
  5. Helmet (Use helmet for your safety !)
  6. Shoes & Chalk Bag

Route

The Climbing area is relatively easy access.
The cliffs in Sveri are facing north. The lack of direct sunlight throughout the day results in north-facing slopes being cooler.
Majority of the routes are in the shade during most of the day which makes Sveri and ideal climbing are during hot summer days.
Most routes are 10-25 meters, with grades ranging 5A to 7C.
The area has still lots of potential and open for more establishment.
Should you decide to open and bolt new lines or in need a climbing guide please contact our local climbing pioneer Guga Dabrunda.

High of lines from 10m to 25m. Grades from 5a to 7c France grade.

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.

 

Sveri climbing sectors

Sector name +18

Overhang Vertical

The sector is in the shade after 2-3 hours of the day and you can climb all day. Not suitable for climbing in winter. 

N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 Kiss 16 7 6b 5.10c
2 Queen 13 6 6b+ 5.10d
3 DDT 14 6 6b 5.10c
4 10 Points 15 5 6a 5.10a
5 Kids 16 7 5b 5.8
6 Ioio 12 4 5b 5.8
7 Shana 18 6 6a 5.10a
8 Aladin 18 6 6a+ 5.10b
9 99 Problem 20 7 6b+ 5.10d
10 Ebola 15 6 6c 5.11a/5.11b
11 Ikarus 10 7 6c 5.11a/5.11b
12 Meteor 18 10 6b+ 5.10d
13 Chuta 10 6 6a 5.10a
14 GMGA 10 5 7c 5.12d
15 Titan 10 5 7b 5.12b
16 Chinka 10 5 6b+ 5.10d
17 Caravan 10 4 6c 5.11a/5.11b
18 Multy Way 10 5 6c+ 5.11c
19 Lady in Black 12 5 7c 5.12d
20 S. M. 12 5 6b+ 5.10d
21 Try Me 12 5 6a 5.10a
22 Zgushonka 15 6 5c+ 5.9
23 Patagonia 16 7 5c 5.9
24 Ground 20 8 6a 5.10a
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Sector name ATA

Vertical

The sector is in the shade after 4-5.30 hours of the day and you can climb all day. Not suitable for climbing in winter

N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 Mushrooms 12 5 6a 5.10a
2 Task 15 6 6b 5.10c
3 Strax 15 6 6b+ 5.10d
4 Carela Supi 15 7 6a 5.10a
5 Salewa 15 6 6a+ 5.10b
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Sector name Game Zone

In shade in the afternoon
Vertical
N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 Hulk 8 5 5a 5.7
2 Tetris 8 5 5c 5.9
3 Game Boy 7 5 6a 5.10a
4 Spiderman 11 7 6a 5.10a
5 Batman 14 11 6b+ 5.10d
6 Fataliti 14 9 6c 5.11a/5.11b
7 Sonyc 17 7 6b 5.10c
8 Mortal Combat 12 7 6a 5.10a
9 Tekken 14 7 6a+ 5.10b
10 Cush Bush 12 7 6a+ 5.10b
11 Mario 11 6 5c+ 5.9
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Sector name Kovida

Vertical
N Name Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1 Groot 12 5 5c 5.9
2 Frankenjura 12 5 6c 5.11a/5.11b
3 Kekela 13 7 6a+ 5.10b
4 Maro 14 8 6a 5.10a
5 Ah Stoya 13 6 6c 5.11a/5.11b
6 Voodo 13 6 7a+ 5.12a
7 Shark 13 7 7a 5.11d
8 Pussy Power 13 6 6b+ 5.10d
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