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 3 resorts. Powder is reported at 0 resorts and 0 are reporting good piste conditions.

All resorts

Ski resorts of Georgia, alphabetically

Resort
snow depth
top and bottom

on-piste

off-piste

Last Snow

Next 9 Days
0–3 | 3–6 | 6–9
snow (cm)
Next 5 days weather forecast.
Freezing level (m)
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(1852m — 2702m)

opens in 126 days 3 cm
81 days ago
clear clear clear clear clear
Mid station 2277 m
4950m 5100m 5300m 5000m 5000m

(1800m — 2390m)

opens in 126 days 1 cm
80 days ago
rain showers clear clear rain showers clear
Mid station 2095 m
4950m 5100m 5300m 5100m 5050m

(1998m — 3267m)

opens in 119 days 1 cm
41 days ago
clear clear clear clear clear
Mid station 2632 m
4400m 4700m 5000m 5000m 4750m

(1800m — 2350m)

opens in 112 days 3 cm
80 days ago
rain showers rain showers clear clear thunderstorm
Mid station 2075 m
4600m 4950m 5100m 5000m 4800m

(2265m — 3160m)

opens in 126 days 1 cm
20 days ago
rain showers rain showers clear clear thunderstorm
Mid station 2712 m
4550m 4850m 5100m 4950m 4750m