Gudauri is a popular winter resort located in Republic of Georgia, Caucasus some 120 km from Tbilisi. Though I first visited Gudauri back in Spring of 2011, this time I decided to photo-document, how it looks and feels like in Gudauri.

Our latest journey to Gudauri started at start of February, 2015, in this post you will find 46 pictures I managed to capture at this Georgian winter resort.

Browse till the end of article and you will learn about skiing, ski lifts, paragliding and even a heli-skiing options in Gudauri.

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Mountains at Gudauri

Mountains at Gudauri

Anton Ski school at Gudauri

Anton Ski school at Gudauri

There are plenty of other skiing instructors available here at Gudauri as well

At Gudauri

At Gudauri

Gudauri skiing slopes

Gudauri skiing slopes

Skiers at Gudauri

Skiers at Gudauri

Skiing instructor Vaso

Skiing instructor Vaso

Friend of us hired a skiing instructor to learn basic skiing techniques for 50 GEL/H

Waiting in a line for a Gudauri mountain lift

Waiting in a line for a Gudauri mountain lift

Ticket price here as on 07.02.2015 - single ride 5GEL, multi-pass (all day) - 30 GEL

Open cabin ski lifts at Gudauri

Open cabin ski lifts at Gudauri

Rocks under you

Rocks under you

Cafeteria Time Out at Gudauri

Cafeteria Time Out at Gudauri

Gudauri Ski lifts

Gudauri Ski lifts

Gudauri skiing resort

Gudauri skiing resort

Cafeteria at Gudauri

Cafeteria at Gudauri

Gudauri skiing slopes

Gudauri skiing slopes

Gudauri skiing slopes

Gudauri skiing slopes

Paradygling at Gudauri

Paragliding at Gudauri

Kiosks at Gudauri

Kiosks at Gudauri

Gudauri Skiing resort

Gudauri Skiing resort

Gudauri Skiing resort

Gudauri Skiing resort

Skiers at Gudauri

Skiers at Gudauri

At Gudauri skiing resort

At Gudauri skiing resort

Skiers at Gudauri

Skiers at Gudauri

Snow bike at Gudauri

Snow bike at Gudauri

Skier at Gudauri winter resort

Skier at Gudauri winter resort

Little skier at Gudauri

Little skier at Gudauri

At Gudauri skiing resort

At Gudauri skiing resort

Skiing instructor at Gudauri

Skiing instructor at Gudauri

Captured in action at Gudauri

Captured in action at Gudauri

Paraglider just landed

Para-glider just landed

Paragliding - a close landing to ski lifts

Paragliding - a close landing to ski lifts

Paragliding at Gudauri

Paragliding at Gudauri

Paragliding at Gudauri

Paragliding at Gudauri

Author of this blog captured in action

Author of this blog captured in action

Georgian promoter girls

Georgian promoter girls

Preparing a barbecue at Gudauri

Preparing a barbecue at Gudauri

Captured in action - man with a face mask

Captured in action - man with a face mask

Captured in action - a barbecue man

Captured in action - a barbecue man

Captured in action

Captured in action

At Gudauri winter resort

At Gudauri winter resort

Grilled sausages at Gudauri

Grilled sausages at Gudauri

Rest area at Gudauri skiing slopes

Rest area at Gudauri skiing slopes

View to Gudauri

View to Gudauri

Gudauri ski lifts

Gudauri ski lifts

Map of Gudauri skiing slopes

Map of Gudauri skiing slopes

Snow bikes at Gudauri

Snow bikes at Gudauri

Heli-skiing Gudairi

Heli-skiing Gudauri

About Gudauri

Gudauri is a ski resort located on the southern slopes of The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range in Georgia. The resort is situated in the Stepantsminda District, along the Georgian Military Highway near the Cross Pass, at an elevation of 2,196 meters (7,200 ft.) above sea level. Gudauri lies 120 km (75 mi) to the north of the capital Tbilisi. The trip from Tbilisi to Gudauri usually takes two hours by car.

The resort offers high quality skiing opportunities.The slopes of Gudauri are completely above the tree line and are best for free-riders and are generally considered to be avalanche-safe. The ski season lasts from December to April. Heliskiing is also available throughout the season.

Heliski

Heliskiing provides skiers with access to some of the finest powder-snow in the Caucasus. With helicopters granted almost unrestricted access to local mountains, skiers can experience some of the most sublime runs in Europe - at altitudes between 1,500 and 4,200 meters above sea level.

The helicopters drop clients off on mountain tops, glaciers, fabulous ridges, and in the hands of highly experienced guides.

Speed riding and paragliding

Gudauri is one of the best places in Georgia for speedriding and paragliding.

Here you can learn how to Speed Riding they have had only the experience of freeriding. Increase their level of speedriding by experienced instructors. Your friends and acquaintances can ride on a glider with experienced instructors.

Routes and lifts

Gudauri contains several routes and lifts. The first, lower lift station is at 1,990 m above sea level and the last, top station is at 3,306 m, called Sadzele. The lifts are by Doppelmayr. The first lift is 1,010 m long (three chairs), the second is 2,310 m long (four chairs) and the third is 1,060 m long (three chairs). Over the past few years the resort has consistently been adding new chair lifts, the most recent construction includes a speed Gondola. The lifts usually work from 10:00 to 16:00-17:00.

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Gudauri Georgia
Coordinates: 42.471367 44.486572