“In times like these, in which man dominates nature so heavily, untouchedness, wilderness and loneliness are more and more rare … But they still exist – the magical places. Winter landscapes of such extraordinary beauty and seclusion, which seemed to be lost.”
Bakhmaro is another world in winter, come explore it!
Cat Skiing Bakhmaro, Georgia
A new cat ski operation has started in the Lesser Caucasus Mountains at Bakhmaro in Georgia. Established by a professional Swiss crew, Cat Skiing Bakhmaro promises to deliver an exceptional new experience for more adventurous skiers and snowboarders. Having run its first season in 2016/17, it is quickly coming to terms with its superb terrain, establishing a new lodge and buying an additional snow cat for season 2017/18.
Two snowcats will be running for season 2017/18 and places are filing fast. The unique character of Bakhmaro climate is caused first and foremost by its location.
constructing 8-10 ski trails of different purpose that could operate during 4-5 months in full swing. Surrounded by fir and pine tree forests, Bakhmaro features a unique mix of air from the Black Sea and local mountains, deemed to be beneficial for people with respiratory problems.
The Caucasus have some of the highest snowfalls in Europe. Bakhmaro is at 2050m elevation only 90km by road south of the Kutaisi Airport, which in turn is about 24km from Georgia’s second largest city, Kutaisi.
How to get there
There are two gateway airports for Cat Skiing Bahkmaro. From Kutaisi International Airport (David the Builder Kutaisi Interntaional Airport) Bakhmaro is a 3 hour drive away in winter. Flights to Kutaisi are possible from Milan Malpensa, London – Luton, Berlin, and Memmingen – Munich West. Flights from each origin are every 2 or 3 days. Tbilisi Airport is over 200km further to the east, but is serviced by more flights from a wider range of origins.