Climbing In Kazbegi(Arsha, Gveleti)

Kazbegi (Stepantsminda) located in the North and 1750 above sea level,  is one of the most popular and touristic places in Georgia.

Best time to climb

June-October but if good weather  its possible to climb even in the winter. 

What you need

15 quickdraws, belay device, 60 m rope, helmet, harness, climbing shoes & chalk bag.

How to get there

Distance from Tbilisi: 150 km .

The touristic infrastructure is fully developed and you can find a wide range of hotels, guest houses and hostels to chose from, with the price starting from 15 GEL. You can also camp in the surroundings of the guest houses, if you prefer.

Mountain tourism is the main focus in Kazbegi (summit 5047 m), however, the establishment of a respective infrastructure for climbing is in progress.

Info

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

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

Route

Climbing region Arsha

Distance from Kazbegi: 3 km. The region is newly accessed and there are 30 sport lines. Trad and multi pitch climbing possible. Height of the wall: 120 m, width: 250 m.

Climbing in Gveleti

Distance from Kazbek : 8 km (to Dariali Valley). The spot is under development with currently 2 sport climbing routes. Trad climbing possible.

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.

1)Sector - Arsha (Sport climbing)

Until 2pm, the sector is shaded and comfortable to climb in the summer. In winter, climb not passable. 

 

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

N Name Category Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS S
1 No start No finish Lead Climbng 28 10 6c 5.11a/5.11b
2 Omega Lead Climbng 28 11 6c+ 5.11c
3 Log in Lead Climbng 25 11 6b 5.10c
4 Patato Lead Climbng 27 10 6a 5.10a
5 Astra Lead Climbng 25 10 6a+ 5.10b
6 Deutschland Lead Climbng 10 25 6c 5.11a/5.11b
7 Sweet tea Lead Climbng 25 10 6a 5.10a
8 5047 Lead Climbng 18 8 6c 5.11a/5.11b
9 69 Lead Climbng 25 12 7a 5.11d
10 No name Lead Climbng 20 8 6b+ 5.10d
11 Rock'n roll Lead Climbng 22 10 6b+ 5.10d
12 Dusty Lead Climbng 15 7 6b+ 5.10d
13 Chire Lead Climbng 15 6 6a 5.10a
14 Tonga Lead Climbng 15 7 6b+ 5.10d
15 Tonga Lead Climbng 15 7 6b+ 5.10d
16 Nest Lead Climbng 15 7 6b+ 5.10d
17 Fixe Lead Climbng 15 7 6b+ 5.10d
18 Arsha Lead Climbng 20 7 5b 5.8
19 Beast Lead Climbng 25 10 6a+ 5.10b
20 Grey Lead Climbng 25 10 6a 5.10a
21 Ele Lead Climbng 22 10 5b 5.8
22 Red left Lead Climbng 22 10 5a 5.7
23 Red right Lead Climbng 22 10 5b 5.8
24 Cannon Lead Climbng 22 9 5b 5.8
25 Multu. p Lead Climbng 22 9 6a+ 5.10b
26 Top Lead Climbng 22 10 5b 5.8
27 Sika Lead Climbng 22 8 5c 5.9
28 New Lead Climbng 22 9 6a 5.10a
29 Bolo Lead Climbng 22 10 5c 5.9
30 Spider Lead Climbng 12 6 6a 5.10a

2)Sector - Arsha (Multi pitch)

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1) Name - Spider

Pitch - 3

N Name Category Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
1.1 Spider (R1) Multi pitch (bolts) 12 6 6a 5.10a
1.2 Spider (R2) Multi pitch (bolts) 40 15 7b 5.12b
1.3 spider (R3) Multi pitch (bolts) 40 15 7b 5.12b
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2) Name - 2

Pitch - 4

N Name Category Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS
2.1 Multu. p Multi pitch (bolts) 22 9 6a 5.10a
2.2 2 (R2) Multi pitch (bolts) 31 12 6b 5.10c
2.3 2 (R3) Multi pitch (bolts) 27 10 5c+ 5.9
2.4 2 (R4) Multi pitch (bolts) 25 10 5b+ 5.7

3)Sector - Gveleti

N Name Category Height Bolts Gread FR Gread YDS S
1 Snake Lead Climbng 25 11 6b 5.10c
2 Scorpion Lead Climbng 22 9 6b 5.10c

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