SVANETI, GEORGIA - The republic of Georgia has a new ski resort, Tetnuldi, located in the highest, mountainous region of Svaneti in the Caucasus mountains. The opening of the new ski resort was announced last week, by the Prime Minister of Georgia.
The Tetnuldi ski resort in Svaneti was one of the projects initiated by Georgia's former president, Michael Saakashvili. The start of the building activities was announced in 2011. Saakashvili wanted to connect Tetnuldi to the Anaklia resort on Georgia's Black Sea Coast.
Today, the total length of the trails is 7 kilometres, the longest trail being 3.5 kilometres long. When the project is finished, there will 30 kilometres of trail, the longest being 9.5 kilometres long, with a drop of 1.7 kilometres.
Description of the Resort Tetnuldi:
Ski Resort Tetnuldi - the largest ski resort in Svaneti region, the second largest after the most popular ski resort in Georgia - Gudauri. Tetnuldi is very special Georgian resort with reasonable prices and ample opportunities of skiing, a paradise for lovers of winter sports and tourism.
Skiing area in Tetnuldi concentrated on the northern, western and south-western slopes of Mount Tetnuldi (4858 m), at altitudes from 1600 m to 3165 m. It can be reached from Mestia town on a taxi or shuttle bus from the hotel. Trails in this region are quite diverse and have a total length - 25 km. The longest trail reaches 9.5 km.
Specifications resort Tetnuldi
Altitude: 1600 m. - 3600 m.
Ski Area: 2260 m. - 3036 m. (to 3165 m.)
The height difference: 900 meters.
The length of the longest track: 9,5 km
Number of lifts: 3 chair lift POMA (France)
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