Ski in Gudauri; All you need to know

Gudauri Ski Resort in Georgia

Where is Gudauri?

Gudauri (Georgian: გუდაური) is a ski resort located on the southern slopes of The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range in Georgia. The resort is situated in the Stepantsminda District, along the Georgian Military Highway near the Cross Pass, at an elevation of 2,196 meters (7,200 ft.) above sea level. Gudauri lies 120 km (75 mi) to the north of the capital Tbilisi. The trip from Tbilisi to Gudauri usually takes two hours by car. The resort offers high-quality skiing opportunities. The slopes of Gudauri are completely above the tree line and are best for free-riders and are generally considered to be avalanche-safe. The ski season lasts from December to April. Heliskiing is also available throughout the season.

Heliskiing provides skiers with access to some of the finest powder snow in the Caucasus. With helicopters granted almost unrestricted access to local mountains, skiers can experience some of the most sublime runs in Europe – at altitudes between 1,500 and 4,200 meters above sea level. The helicopters drop clients off on mountain tops, glaciers, fabulous ridges, and in the hands of highly experienced guides.

Gudauri is one of the best places in Georgia for speed riding and paragliding. Here you can learn how to Speed Riding they have had only the experience of freeriding. Increase their level of speed riding by experienced instructors. Your friends and acquaintances can ride on a glider with experienced instructors.

Routes and Lifts in Gudauri

Gudauri contains several routes and lifts. The first, lower lift station is at 1,990 m above sea level and the last, top station is at 3,306 m, called Sadzele. The lifts are by Doppelmayr. The first lift is 1,010 m long (three chairs), the second is 2,310 m long (four chairs) and the third is 1,060 m long (three chairs). Over the past few years, the resort has consistently been adding new chair lifts, the most recent construction includes a speed Gondola. The lifts usually work from 10:00 to 16:00-17:00.


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Gudauri Ski Resort in Georgia

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Gudari’s Ski pass Season 2015-2016

Prices in Lari (GEL). Exchange rates on the main page. This Year you can buy UNITED ski pass for Gudauri and Bakuriani!

Gudauri Hight season
12 Dec 2015 – 10 Mar 2016
Low season
11 Mar 2016 – 15 Apr 2016
Adult Child Adult Child
1 ride 5 5 5 5
3 rides 15 15
1 day 30 20 30 20
2 days 60 40 60 40
3 days 84 57 84 57
4 days 112 74 112 74
5 days 137 91 137 91
6 days 160 107 160 107
7 days 174 116 174 116
8 days 197 131 197 131
9 days 219 146
10 days 240 160
5 days a week 143 98 143 98
Season 500 250 250 125
Night ski 10 10 10 10
Multipass
All Georgian ski-resorts
Hight season
05 Dec 2015 – 10 Mar 2016
Low season
11 Mar 2016 – 15 Apr 2016
Adult Child Adult Child
7 days a season 190 120
10 days a season 260 165
Season 650 350 325 175

In Gudauri: The ski lift is free for children from 0 to 6. The Wi-Fi is free for everyone. Insurance is no longer included in the ski pass. It’s possible to pay by debit\credit card in any cash-desk.
For/With the lost things the tourists should go to the cash desks.

Georgian National Tourism Administration organized several free shuttles to Gudauri from Tbilisi and Kutaisi, but normally you can take a minibus for about 10 lari, $5.5 / person).

Do you miss Tbilisi and Georgia? Look at these 50 photos!

Tbilisi and Georgia are always so intsresting for people already lived there. Here is more than 50 photos, those toke by Pablo Ferrari and he shared in his facebook account. Tbilisi is the capital of Georgia. Its mazelike, cobblestoned old town reflects a long, complicated history, with periods under Persian and Russian rule. Its diverse architecture encompasses Eastern Orthodox churches, art nouveau buildings with ornate balconies and Soviet Modernist structures. Looming over it all are Narikala Fortress, a reconstructed 4th-century citadel, and Kartlis Deda, an iconic statue of Mother Georgia.

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Reasons You Should Visit The Country Of Georgia Right Now

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Welcome to Georgia, a beautiful country that has as its capital, Tbilisi, an old city of winding streets, parks and churches.

Welcome to Georgia, a beautiful country that has as its capital, Tbilisi, an old city of winding streets, parks and churches.

Outdoor cafes litter Tbilisi’s Old Town.

Outdoor cafes litter Tbilisi's Old Town.

There are secret courtyards at every turn. And also cats. Lots and lots of adorable Georgian cats.

There are secret courtyards at every turn. And also cats. Lots and lots of adorable Georgian cats.

The city has seen some … interesting architectural developments lately. It is always changing.

The city has seen some ... interesting architectural developments lately. It is always changing.

But it knows how to preserve tradition. Underneath these domes lie Tbilisi’s sulphur baths, steamy and stinky and hundreds of years old.

But it knows how to preserve tradition. Underneath these domes lie Tbilisi's sulphur baths, steamy and stinky and hundreds of years old.

Outside Tbilisi lies the town of Mtskheta. It boasts the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, which dates back to the 11th Century.

Outside Tbilisi lies the town of Mtskheta. It boasts the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, which dates back to the 11th Century.

Down the road is Jvari, a 6th Century monastery. It’s one of many hill- and mountain-top structures that dot the country.

Down the road is Jvari, a 6th Century monastery. It's one of many hill- and mountain-top structures that dot the country.

Check out the view from Jvari.

Check out the view from Jvari.

Georgia is truly beautiful, but what it really is is delicious.

Georgia is truly beautiful, but what it really is is delicious.

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This is khatchapuri. It is bread and melted cheese and it is out of this world.

This is khatchapuri. It is bread and melted cheese and it is out of this world.

This is Adjaruli khatchapuri, named after a region of the country. In addition to delicious bread and cheese, an egg and brick of butter are also thrown in. Mix it all together, eat, and enter heaven.

This is Adjaruli khatchapuri, named after a region of the country. In addition to delicious bread and cheese, an egg and brick of butter are also thrown in. Mix it all together, eat, and enter heaven.

Or you can go for khinkali, a delicious dumpling best when smothered in pepper.

Or you can go for khinkali, a delicious dumpling best when smothered in pepper.

The fruit and vegetables are out of this world and salads come covered in walnut sauce. WALNUT SAUCE.

The fruit and vegetables are out of this world and salads come covered in walnut sauce. WALNUT SAUCE.

For dessert you can have churchkhela. Walnuts and other nuts are dipped into different fruit syrups — grape, pomegranate — and hung to dry. These are often sold by the side of the road.

For dessert you can have churchkhela. Walnuts and other nuts are dipped into different fruit syrups — grape, pomegranate — and hung to dry. These are often sold by the side of the road.

Back to the countryside. This is Kakheti, all mountains and churches and beautiful views.

Back to the countryside. This is Kakheti, all mountains and churches and beautiful views.

What it’s really known for, though, is wine. Saperavi is the best kind.

What it's really known for, though, is wine. Saperavi is the best kind.

In the morning, wash the hangover away by drinking Borjomi, a salty naturally fizzy mineral water.

In the morning, wash the hangover away by drinking Borjomi, a salty naturally fizzy mineral water.

There’s also the northern mountainous region of Kazbegi.

There's also the northern mountainous region of Kazbegi.

And out west you have the Black Sea city of Batumi, with its beachfront promenade.

And out west you have the Black Sea city of Batumi, with its beachfront promenade.

Tbilisi is a vibrant city. With artists, musicians and fashion designers galore.

Tbilisi is a vibrant city. With artists, musicians and fashion designers galore.

David Mdzinarishvili / Reuters

It’s also a city that embraces tradition. And furry hats.

It's also a city that embraces tradition. And furry hats.

David Mdzinarishvili / Reuters

And a dance called the lezginka, native to all the regions in and around the Caucasus Mountains.

And a dance called the lezginka, native to all the regions in and around the Caucasus Mountains.

In the past few years, Georgia has seen war, revolution, and dirty domestic politics. It has an engaged population unafraid to take to the streets to demand what they want.

In the past few years, Georgia has seen war, revolution, and dirty domestic politics. It has an engaged population unafraid to take to the streets to demand what they want.

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This massive sculpture, called Mother Georgia, stands high on a hill and can be seen from all over Tbilisi. Georgians love their country and their capital.

This massive sculpture, called Mother Georgia, stands high on a hill and can be seen from all over Tbilisi. Georgians love their country and their capital.

It’s not hard to see why.

It's not hard to see why.