Check the bouldering spots in Georgia
31 October, 2018
Check the bouldering spots in Georgia
Rock climbing dates back to the 17th century. The sport involves climbing rocky routes of different difficulty levels. It requires from sportsmen not only physical but mental preparation. Quick decision-making, witty and sharp mind is key to climbing rocky routes. Climbing regularly for 6 months is enough to make your body fit, strong and flexible.
Georgian rock climbers in the past

Beginners are required to get used to climbing in special halls for climbers. There are artificial walls with different types
of holds. Many of these types try to mimic real rock features while others are only for fun. But it is not the specific shape that matters, but rather how that shape can be used by a climber. The routes in indoor bouldering halls are categorized into easy, medium and difficult ranges.

Read more: VOGUE: 5 Reasons to Explore the Mountains of Georgia

Georgian bouldering school was founded in the 1950s. One of the prominent climbers not only in Georgia and the Soviet Union but also in European climber societies was Mikheil Khergiani. He trained many of the Georgian climbers. Nowadays, there are competitions now and then in climbing dedicated to the legendary Georgian climber.
Georgian rock climbers in the past

It should be emphasized that climbing is often recommended for children. The sport has a positive influence on health, physical and coordination development in children and prevents the problems related to the backbone. It is the best solution not only to physical improvement but to psychological and psychical challenges.

Now let’s look at some of the rock climbing destinations in Georgia:

One of the most popular outdoor bouldering destinations is Katskhi in Chiatura, Imereti (Western part of Georgia). The quality of the rock is perfect for different types of climbers. Routes are categorized in French grade and start from 5a to 8b.
Katskhi Rock in Chiatura

Svaneti, the western region of Georgia, offers a climber destination near the center of Mestia. All lines are bolted and equipped with top chains. Near the rock climbing area, there are a café and drinking water.
The rock for climbers in Mestia

If you want to go indoor bouldering in Tbilisi, Alp club is the place for you. The alpine club is located in the center of the city, just a few steps away from the Philharmonic Hall. The address is Kostava Str. 37a, in Vera Garden.
Alp Club for climbers in Tbilisi


Related stories:

Georgian climbers survey the incredible devastation in landslide area (+ Photos)

Climbing in the Caucasus: postcard views from the towers of Ushguli, Georgia – The Guardian

Climbing Georgian mountains will get you close to the sky – Bored Panda 

Skip the Alps – Hike Georgia’s Caucasus Mountains instead

Other Stories
Nikoloz Basilashvili is out of Paris Masters 2018
Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili was defeated by the South African Kevin Anderson on the 31st of October.
Nikoloz Basilashvili wins first match at Paris Masters 2018
Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili participates in Paris Masters 2018. His first match was quite successful.
The list for November Basho is known - Tochinoshin participates with Ozeki title
The official list of the rankings of professional sumo wrestlers has officially been published.
Top five highest-paid Georgian Football Players
Football is considered as the most popular sport across the globe.
Nikoloz Sherazadishvili becomes a Spanish hero
A 22-year-old Nikoloz Sherazadishvili is a Georgian-born Spanish judoka.
Get to know the wives of Georgian football players
Georgian football players have achieved various international successes throughout history. The wives often play a big role in their success.
From basketball to wine-making – wine of Vladimer Boisa name brand
Vladimir Boisa used to play in the Georgian National Basketball team among Zaza Pachulia
Georgian Sumo wrestlers Tochinoshin and Gagamaru preparing for the next Basho
Sumo wrestlers and fans all over the world are preparing for the last Basho this year that kicks off on the 11th of November and lasts till 25th.
Georgia defeats Latvia at UEFA Nations League
Georgia defeated Latvia in the fourth round of the UEFA Nation League with a score of 3:0.
5 photos that show Georgia’s best basketball player is just as successful in social life
Georgian fans love captain of the Georgian national basketball team Zaza Pachulia. But we need to admit, that he is just as successful in the USA in social life.
Vote for Nikoloz Basilashvili on ATP poll
ATP has launched a poll to reveal the best tennis player in singles and doubles.
Nikoloz Basilashvili beaten at Shangai Masters
Nikoloz Basilashvili was beaten by the German fifth-seeded Alexander Zverev in the second round of Shangai Masters (5:7, 4:6).
Nikoloz Basilashvili wins the first match of Shangai Masters
Nikoloz Basilashvili beat a Canadian Denis Shapovalov 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of Shangai Masters.
Nikoloz Basilashvili becomes the champion of China Open 2018
The Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili defeated world number four Argentinian Juan Martin del Potro 6-4 6-4 in the China Open final
Zaza Pachulia purchases Dinamo Basketball Club
Zaza Pachulia, a successful Georgian basketball player, purchased Dinamo basketball club and its training ground.
Zaza Pachulia-first match with Detroit Pistons
On the 4th of October, Zaza Pachulia played with Detroit Pistons team for the first time.
Nikoloz Basilashvili wins the first match of ATP Beijing
The Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili won the first match of ATP Beijing against the American Jack Sock today on the second of October.
Zaza Pachulia to retire - Yardbarker
American edition Yardbarker names 25 players of NBA who will retire after the current season. One of them is the Georgian basketball player Zaza Pachulia.
Guram Tushishvili: The World Championship 2018 Highlights
Guram Tushiashvili won the gold medal at the World Championship 2018 held in Baku, Azerbaijan. Watch the championship highlights.
Guram Tushishvili becomes a world champion – first time in his career
Georgian Judoka Guram Tushishvili wins the award of the World Championship 2018 held in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Judoka Guram Tushishvili reaches the semi final at the world championship
Georgian Judoka Guram Tushishvili made it to the semifinal in the World championship held in Baku, Azerbaijan.
The Summary of Autumn Basho
The autumn Basho came to an end. The winner of the tournament became Hakuho.
Georgian weightlifter lifts 264 kilos
Georgian weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze has beaten the world record as he has lifted 264 kilos in Tbilisi, at the weightlifting championship.
Tochinoshin won the 14th bout and secured Ozeki title
On the 22nd of September, 14th day of the autumn Basho, Tochinoshin defeated maegashira Abi Masatora.
Tochinoshin loses on the 13th day of the autumn Basho
On the 21st of September Tochinoshin lost his fight with Shodai. It is his sixth defeat in the autumn Basho.
Exchange Rates
GEL Exchange Rate
Other Stories
Georgia’s Under-20 national rugby team have claimed their second victory at the ongoing Rugby World Cup in Japan
You can be hopeful of us like we are of you, - sumo wrestler Tochinoshin (Levan Gorgadze) told Georgian Prime Minister
On June 4, world-famous Georgian sumo wrestler Tochinoshin (born Levan Gorgadze) arrived in his homeland.
Georgian rugby team claimed yet another historic victory over French Barbarians – the second national team of the French Rugby Federation.
For the first time in the history of Sumo wrestling, a Georgian national has become the owner of the Emperor’s Cup.
Renowned Georgian chess player Nana Dzagnidze claimed the gold medal
It was in the beginning of the 1980s, when FC Dinamo Tbilisi was enjoying their best
The Georgian national rugby team defeated the U.S. squad at the Mikheil Meskhi stadium in Tbilisi on November 25.
Georgian athletes defeated British in sitting volleyball at the Invictus Games Toronto, Canada, 2017.
The national basketball team of Georgia defeated Israel at the Eurobasket
GEL Exchange
November 2018
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30