Mount Kazbek (from the Georgian - Ice Peak) - is the most eastern five thousand meters peak of the Caucasus. And one of the most beautiful mountains of the Caucasus. As well as Mount Elbrus - Kazbek is a volcano. Climbing on Mount Kazbek is not technically difficult. Kazbek is located in the eastern part of the central Caucasus, on the border between Russia and Georgia.

Days
7
Group
4-6
Price
2 300 €
Deposit
1 000 €
Day 1
Arrival in Tbilisi, meeting at the airport. Transfer to Kazbegi village, acommodation in best place "Hotel Rooms". Preparation for the ascent on Mount Kazbek. Check equipment. Night in Kazbegi.
Day 2
We begin at 7:00. Walk through the highest Orthodox Church. Go to Weather stations 7-8 hours (3600 meters). Overnight in new comfortable tents at the weather station (or inside weather station).
Day 3
Acclimatization day on a glacier 1,5-2 hours (4000m).
Day 4
Climbing to Kazbek (5033m.) 5-7 hours. Descend to the weather station.
Day 5
Extra day in case of bad weather.
Day 6
Descent to Kazbegi village (3-4 hours). Night in Kazbegi - "Hotel Rooms".
Day 7
Transfer ro Tbilisi. Flight home

Deposit for reservations 1 000 €

Full payment 30 days before

No refund if you cancel less than 30 days!

Date
Guides
Price
Group
Date
September 03 - September 09, 2022
Guides
Price
2 300 €

Price includes

All land group transfers according to the program
Accommodation in Kazbegi village in HOTEL ROOMS (2 nights)
Accommodation on the weather station or comfortable tents (4 nights)
Meals during the program (personal chef)
Rental of public equipment (tents, ropes)
Delivery of public and personal things to weather station (by horses)
One English speaking guide from 7 Summits Club and extra guides for all days (3 clients to one guide)
Gala dinner after descent down (georgian celebration)

Price does not include

Air flight to Tbilisi
Insurance (medical and other)
personal mountaineering equipment
Georgian Visa
Single accommodation supplement

Georgia, Kazbek (5033m), Mountaineering


Trip overview

Tbilisi - Kazbegi village - Weather station - Summit of Mount Kazbek - Weather station - Kazbegi village - Tbilisi


Why go there?

Mount Kazbek (from the Georgian - Ice Peak) - is the most eastern five thousand meters peak of the Caucasus. And one of the most beautiful mountain in Caucasus. As well as Mount Elbrus - Kazbek is a volcano. Climbing on Mount Kazbek is not technically difficult. Kazbek is located in the eastern part of the central Caucasus, on the border between Russia and Georgia.

The first ascent of Kazbek was committed in the 19 century - in 1868 by D. Freshfield.

Mount Kazbek array consists of two peaks: Kazbek East (5033 meters) and Kazbek West (5015 meters). With the Kazbek massif in all directions down the powerful and heavily broken icefall.

There is beautifull view from the summit of Kazbek - panorama of Central and Eastern Caucasus. In the west, in clear weather you can see another volcano, a giant of the Caucasus - Elbrus (5642 m).

We offer climbing Kazbek from Georgia.


Tips guidelines (important information!)

You entrust your life, health, your time and money to the guides. And the guides take this responsibility for you and for the success of the whole trip. They are doing this 24 hours. 10-20 USD per day is expected as the normal amount of tips for the Guides and the staff of the program. If you liked everything about the trip, please don't forget to thank them. You can give the tips directly to the Main Guide and he will distribute it among the staff.


Necessary travel papers (documents)

Passport with a valid Georgian visa, immigration card.


By air and by land

Transfer from Tbilisi to Kazbegi and back on the minibus.
From Kazbegi to weather station horses for luggage.


Accommodation

# Accommodation in Kazbegi village in "Hotel Rooms"
# Accommodation on the weather station or in tents (can be choosen)


Meals

Full board from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 7.
Lunch during the day on the mountain.


Staff

An English speaking guide from 7 Summit Club for the whole program and extra guides for the ascent day (3 clients to one guide)


Health and medical insurance

Health-care on the mountain is limited to the first-aid kit the guide carries. Down in the valley in case of serious health problems the local hospital and your insurance policy are to take over. Your policy must cover climbing to 6000m .


Weather

As on any high mountain a wide range of weather conditions and temperatures should be expected: from freezing-cold nights (down to -5-10ºC), to sizzling hot noons if still and sunny (especially on snow); from a delicious calm under a blue sky to a hurricane slashing your face like a whip. The higher you go, the harsher the conditions. So, the range of your clothes and footwear must comply with any of such turns. For details see our gear list.


Extra expenses

Georgian visa at the airport upon arrival in Tbilisi
Meals in Tbilisi


Internet, phone

The country has roaming. CellPhones take up to weather stations. On mountain is no connection.


Personal gear

Heavy-weight fleece / pile jacket
Light/medium-weight, synthetic long underwear shirt (polypropylene/capilene)
Water proof / breathable jacket with hood (Gore Tex is strongly recommended)
Long sleeve, light weight shirt for sun protection (preferably synthetic)
Down or synthetic fill jacket with hood, must fit comfortably over your fleece jacket
Fleece pants (full side zips allow ventilation)
Thermal under wear
Wind- waterproof and breathable pants with full length zips

Liner socks - 2-3 pairs
Wool or poly socks (medium-heavy thickness) - 3 pairs
Light weight trekking boots, or strong shoes
Climbing boots, plastic of leather – must be right for step-in crampons
Gaiters

Liner gloves - 2 pairs
Medium weight fleece gloves
Wool or fleece mittens
Wind-stop shell overmittens

Wool or fleece hat
Balaclava
Glacier glasses with side flaps
Extra pair of your normal glasses, or lenses

Down or synthetic sleeping bag good for -10ºC
Sleeping closed cell foam pad

Rucksack (40-50liters)
Day pack – for the summit attempt. Should hold: 1-
1-1.5liters thermos

Climbing gear
Crampons (with a repair kit), must fit your climbing boots
Climbing harness
Screwgate carabiner -2
Ice-axe, 60-70 cm (optional)
Collapsible ski poles (a must!)

Personal first aid kit
Head torch
Water bottle
Lip balm (spf 25+) and glacier cream (spf 40)
Pocket knife
Favorite snacks