Meeting, group gathering in Stepantsminda settlement (Kazbegi). Overnight in a guest house, hotel. Acquaintance with the instructor, testing and distribution of equipment.
Acclimatization exit on the lung. The beginning of the ascent of the Saberze slope. On the way we will visit the famous Christian monastery of the Holy Trinity Sameba (2170 m) and then climb to the Saberze pass (2930 m). We admire the beautiful views. Tea, coffee, snack.
As an alternative - access to the alpine zone - the Chaukh massif.
The beginning of the ascent. Depending on the state of the group. We rise again to the pass and go down a little to the green clearing Saberce, put up tents, rest. Either we go to the sites under the glacier (3300 m) or go further along the language of the Gergeti glacier to the weather station (3600 m).
As an option: in the morning drove in jeeps to the church and then drove the backpacks on horses (cargo up to 75 kg) to the weather station (for a fee).
Crossing the Gergeti glacier and climbing to the Weather Station 3-4 hours (3600 m). Snack, rest, acclimatization walk through the ancient Betlemi monastery to the parking lots at an altitude of 4200 m. Return to the weather station. Overnight at the weather station in tents or accommodation at the weather station itself at the expense of the participants.
Acclimatization exit on 4500 m, ice-snow lessons. Descent to the weather station.
Or, depending on the preparation and condition of the group, the installation of an assault camp in parking lots (4200 m).
Climbing Kazbek (5033 m.) 5-7 hours. Early departure at 03:00. Descent to the weather station and further, according to the group's status, to the green glade Saberze.
Reserve day in case of bad weather.
Descent to Stepantsminda. Settlement in the guest house. Festive dinner.
Departure. See you on new routes!