Settled on the south-facing plateau of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range, Gudauri enjoys maximum exposure to the sun, making it an all-year-round tourist destination. The mountain slopes are covered with snow between December and Apri at the elevation between 1,990 and 3,279 meters. There are 57 km of slopes available for skiers and snowboarders, and the average snow depth on these slopes reaches 2.5 meters.
Skiers of all levels can find remarkable opportunities for slalom, giant slalom, downhill skiing, and even the world famous heliskiing, for those who love to indulge in extreme challenges.
The slopes are accessible via several platter lifts, chairlifts, and a cabin lift. The base lift here is situated over 2,200 meters above sea level, and the top lift is at 3,285 meters.
Gudauri is one of the most advanced and popular ski resorts in Georgia. Moreover, it’s one of the closest to the capital too. Locals love to escape over the weekend and unwind from a busy working week at the resort. Therefore, weekends can be really hectic.
If you are keen on freeriding and heliskiing, Gudauri won’t disappoint you either. Large amounts of natural snow on the surrounding peaks of the resort, make an ideal place for powder enthusiasts.