GEORGIA Line Chasers

Trip type: ski touring and freeride
Duration: 10 days
Country/Region: Georgia, Svaneti
Price: 3’490,00 CHF p.P.
Participants: 4-8
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Georgia is a country that is just perfect for remote and breathtaking ski tours and freeride descents. Thanks to the fascinating culture, the distinct hospitality and the first-class cuisine, the region around Svaneti has been developing for years as a predestined destination for ski tourers and freeriders from all over the world. Come along and experience yourself how many possibilities the Georgian mountains offer for alpine challenges of any kind.

Requirements:

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Skiing technique

Schwierigkeit 4 5 1

Good on all types of snow

Kick turns

Schwierigkeit 4 5 1

Routined, without crashing

Alpine technique

Schwierigkeit 3 5 1

First experiences of advantage

Fitness

Schwierigkeit 3 5 1

Ascents up to 1800Hm/day

Use of ice axe and crampons

Schwierigkeit 3 5 1

First experiences of advantage

Line Chasers Georgia – 3, 2, 1, drop in!

Georgia is a true gem when it comes to breathtaking powder skiing and remote alpine challenges.

Join us on this incredible ski touring and freeride trip based around the highest inhabited villages in Europe, amidst a backdrop of 4000 m peaks and Georgia’s highest mountain Shkhara (5193 m).

Experience Georgian hospitality first hand and taste delicious food such as khachapuri, khinkali and chacha brandy.

Round off your adventure in the Georgian backcountry with a pinch of culture by visiting the capital city of Tbilisi, famous for its hip vibes, flea markets and special architecture. Recover from the exhausting week of touring by visiting the thermal and sulfur baths. Some villages we will visit during our trip are: Ushguli, Kutaisi, Mazeri, Mestia, Tbilisi.

"First Line" Chase in the Georgian Back Country

In the Svaneti region you will not only encounter incredible hospitality, culture and delicious food, but above all pristine slopes and deep powder at its finest

Your advantages with Exped Tribe:

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Local and multilingual mountain guide

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Support member

who documents the trip with professional recordings and looks after your well-being. You will receive drone videos, photos and much more as a souvenir of your adventure.

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Small groups

of max. 6 participants. Increased flexibility, family atmosphere and harmonious get-together. We do our best to ensure that all participants have an incredible adventure! We conduct expectation phone calls and pool participants who have similar expectations and abilities. We are happy to accept special requests!

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Vegetarian friendly

We offer Alpine gourmet cuisine, completely without meat/fish!

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Co2 compensation

Planting of several trees per participant. You will receive a certificate of your trees and will be able to follow their growth.

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Test materials

Cost-effective test material from our partner companies such as ski touring sets, avalanche airbags and much more is at your disposal.

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Planned itinerary of the ski touring and freeride trip to Georgia

Sicht aus dem Flieger

Day 1

Journey from Zürich or Milan by plane. We are happy to organize travel by train, if desired. Overnight stay in Kutaisi

 

Georgische Kirchen

Day 2

Arrival to Svaneti region and check-in in local guest house, cottage, or hotel 

Aufstieg Sustenlimmi

Day 3

Ski tour/freeride day depending on snow conditions

 

Aufstieg Fünfigerstöcke

Day 4

Ski tour/freeride day depending on snow conditions

Abfahrt nach Engelberg

Day 5

Ski tour/freeride day depending on snow conditions

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Day 6

Change of the valley and visit of the highest continuously animated village in Europe “Ushguli”. Starting point for further tours in the finest deep snow

 

Sonnenaufgang beim Skitouren in Svaneti

Day 7

Ski tour/freeride day depending on snow conditions

 

Sonnenuntergang beim Skitouren in Ushguli

Day 8

Ski tour/freeride day depending on snow conditions

 

Tbilisi bei Nacht

Day 9

Exploring the capital Tbilisi, a lively multicultural city famous for its thermal baths and street markets. Visit to the thermal baths, to relax after the strains of the previous days.

Sonnenuntergang im Flieger

Day 10

Return journey to Zurich or Milan. Until the next adventure together!

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Important info about your trip

Clothing
  • Hard shell jacket
  • Spare underwear (the warmest you have)
  • Warm ski touring pants, warm base layer & sweater
  • Soft shell or fleece jacket
  • Hat, gloves, balaclava
Miscellaneous
  • Sunglasses
  • Ski goggles
  • Sun and lip cream
  • Drinking bottle and thermos flask
  • Event. camera and powerbank
  • Backpack (30-50l)
Technical equipment
  • Helmet
  • Ski with ski touring binding
  • Telescopic poles
  • Climbing skins
  • Crampons
  • LVS set (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe)
  • Avalanche airbag, if available
  • Light ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Climbing harness
For the overnights
  • Hut sleeping bag
  • Headlamp
  • Toiletries (reduced to the minimum)
Inclusive
  • UIAGM guide
  • Half board
  • Overnight stay in Guest House, hotel or hut of middle class
  • All transfers by winter-proof van or jeep
  • Entrance fees to the spa in Tbilisi
  • Beacon/Gps device for security reasons
  • Professional photo reportage and videos
  • One activity to support the local community
  • Group materials
  •  Co2 compensation with the planting of 10 trees/participant
Exclusive
  • Travel to and from the destination country
  • Private insurance with coverage of evacuation costs
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips for local activities
  • Everything that is not listed under “Inclusive”
Catering
  • Snacks (not included, serves to replenish energy reserves): This is eaten between breakfast and dinner and taken along for appropriate days. Dried fruit, chocolate, cheese, wholemeal bread and energy bars are good. Remember that your backpack should not be too heavy.
  • Half board (included): Out of commitment to animal welfare, we refrain from offering fish/meat on our tours. Nevertheless, you can of course order what you prefer at the local restaurants, be it vegetarian or of animal origin.

Rental equipment
  • Skitour Set: Skis, bindings, skins, CHF 200.00
  • Avalanche airbag, CHF 80.00
  • Ice axe, 20.00 CHF
  • Crampons, 20.00 CHF 
  • Helmet, CHF 15.00
Others, Add-ons
  • This adventure can be enhanced with a two-day ski tour with an overnight stay in an expedition tent, if desired;

  • Upon request, luxury accommodation with private spa can be offered in Tbilisi;

  • Tbilisi: visit the “sulfur baths” and enjoy a relaxing sauna;

  • Tbilisi: buy an extravagant souvenir at the flea market of the “Dry Bridge”;

  • Gveleti: Ice climbing of the Gveleti waterfall;

  • Upliistsikhe: visit the “cave city”

SKITOURING GEORGIA SVANETI

A country that is just perfect for ski touring and freeriding
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