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.

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

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

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.

1)Sector - The Offise

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

2)Sector - Cave

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 Category Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS S
1 John Rambo Lead Climbng 18 9 6b 5.10c
2 Usakhelo Lead Climbng 25 9 6a+ 5.10b
3 Sado Mazo P Lead Climbng 25 11 7a+ 5.12a
4 KoKoKo Lead Climbng 25 11 7a 5.11d
5 Xamichok Lead Climbng 25 14 6a+ 5.10b

3)Sector - Canion

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

4)Sector - Tsunami

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 Category Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS S
1 - Lead Climbng 8 4 4 5.6
2 - Lead Climbng 9 6 6a+ 5.10b
3 Bat Lead Climbng 9 5 6b+ 5.10d
4 Ravi Aba Lead Climbng 10 5 5b 5.8
5 Ravi No Category 9 5 5b 5.8
6 Mini Zgarbi Lead Climbng 9 6 6a 5.10a
7 Ger Lead Climbng 9 6 6a+ 5.10b
8 Scar Face Lead Climbng 9 5 6b 5.10c
9 Drakula Utold Lead Climbng 10 5 6b 5.10c
10 ID Lead Climbng 10 7 7a+ 5.12a
11 Hame Ha Lead Climbng 12 6 7a 5.11d
12 Cunami Lead Climbng 12 7 6c+ 5.11c

5)Sector - 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 Category Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS S
1 Dano Lead Climbng 12 7 8b+ 5.14a
2 Grama Lead Climbng 18 7 8a+ 5.13c
3 Sabbotage Lead Climbng 17 6 6b+ 5.10d
4 Luda Lead Climbng 15 6 6a 5.10a
5 Ozzy Lead Climbng 15 7 6b 5.10c
6 Hspital Lead Climbng 15 6 6b+ 5.10d
7 Palo Lead Climbng 15 7 6a+ 5.10b
8 Solo Lead Climbng 12 7 6a 5.10a
9 Buia Lead Climbng 12 8 6b+ 5.10d
10 Buda Lead Climbng 12 7 6b 5.10c
11 Pandora Lead Climbng 10 7 6a+ 5.10b

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