Gg Ski Georgia

Georgia, which has been independent since 1991 and has an illustrious history stretching back for millennia before the Soviet empire has a handful of ski areas in the Caucasus – so you can easily ski Georgia. Some of these Georgia ski resorts were developed during Russian rule in the last century, others are very modern with a lot of potential for future growth, the Georgian government believes. As well as a reputation for good powder, some of the ski areas are on the same latitude as southern Italy meaning the climate is quite gentle.

Georgia ski areas include Gudauri which is in the former category, as it was developed as a luxury destination for the Soviet elite. It is now rather dated and was touted by a British tour operator as a destination in the early 1990s but nothing came of that. It has however built a reputation as a low cost heli-ski destination with descents of around 1000 vertical metres possible from 4000m landing points.

Mestia, at the other extreme, is a brand new resort on which more than $150 million (US) was lavished in 2010-2011 with Austrian designers, modern lifts and infrastructure.
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Georgia: latest snow conditions round-up

Summary of forecast snowfall and ski conditions for resorts in Georgia. Fresh snow is forecast at 5resorts. Powder is reported at 0 resorts and 2 are reporting good piste conditions.

All resorts

Best piste conditions (2)

Ski resorts of Georgia, alphabetically

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Resort Webcam Top
snow depth
top and bottom
Good piste
on-piste
Powder
off-piste
Fresh snow depth
last snow
Fresh snow depth
next 9 days
0–3 | 3–6 | 6–9
snow (cm)
Weather Next 5 days weather forecast.
Freezing level (m)
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(1626m — 2225m)

snow report 22 days ago

165
65

Good

Powder
26 cm
21 days ago
2
8
15
partly cloudy
clear
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Mid station 1926 m
1300m 1100m 1100m 1100m 1450m

(1800m — 2390m)

14
19
73
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
light snow
snow showers
partly cloudy
Mid station 2095 m
1600m 1550m 1350m 1250m 1650m

(1998m — 3267m)

snow report 22 days ago

40
15

Excellent

Powder
14 cm
21 days ago
1
2
19
clear
clear
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
Mid station 2632 m
1700m 1500m 1000m 1150m 1400m

(1800m — 2350m)

snow report today

120
100
Packed 80 days ago
9
4
22
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
partly cloudy
Mid station 2075 m
1800m 1400m 1000m 900m 1500m

(2136m — 3036m)

8
6
33
snow showers
partly cloudy
light snow
light snow
snow showers
Mid station 2586 m
1700m 1400m 950m 850m 1550m