Meeting, group gathering in Stepantsminda (Tbilisi). Overnight in a guest house, hotel. Acquaintance with the instructor, testing and distribution of equipment.
Acclimatization exit on the lung and equipment check. 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.
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.
Acclimatization exit on 4500 m, ice-snow lessons. Descent to the weather station.
Climbing Kazbek (5033 m.) 5-7 hours. Early departure at 03:00. Descent to the weather station.
Reserve day in case of bad weather.
Descent to Stepantsminda. Settlement in the guest house. Festive dinner.
Departure. See you on new routes!
- All recommendations and wishes of the Guide are taken into account.
- If one of the participants became ill on the day of climbing, the participant was injured, etc. Guide (one Guide in the group), for SECURITY purposes, returns the entire group down. A second attempt is made the next day.
- If there are 2 Guides in the group, the second Guide provides a SAFE descent for the participants, and the first continues to climb