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Being young, athletic, fit and having great conditions won't help you if you are missing experience in techniques/tactics required when going over glaciers. Kilimanjaro is a high altitude mountain, but it is technically easy. You don't have to touch a glacier there so it's not really a good reference. Therefore I would highly suggest to hire a guide at ...


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Since you're asking how to get from the UK to somewhere, I'll assume you're an UK citizen. Below you'll find a picture that shows your visa requirements. You have two options: coming from above (crossing to Russia) and coming from below (crossing the whole Turkey). I'm pretty sure you'll pick the second choice, since Ukraine is at war and you'd need a ...


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For the sake of completeness I would like to add that flying might actually be the cheapest option for you. While it sounds like an amazing adventure, walking takes a lot of time, and you still need to eat, at least sometimes you might want to sleep indoors, you might need to take a bus or a ferry every now and then. If I would have very little money, I ...


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While experience from winter hiking and climbing (its more high altitude trekking) Kilimanjaro will be of use in the approach and for having some idea of how you react to high altitude it is still not at all sufficient for climbing this peaks. According to internet sources there are glaciers, seracs, zones with rockfall and a steep of ~45deg. This is a ...


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You have two options: Georgia trekking maps Georgia trekking maps covering part of Georgia are available from various international resellers, such as omnimap and amazon. They cover part of the mountains of Georgia, and seem to include the province of Svanetia: Genshtab maps As a former Soviet Union member state, Georgia is well-covered by the Genshtab ...


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On Meteo there are many others climbers. So you can join some other group of people :-) Hiking to Meteo is easy except for the Gergeti glacier (rolling stones, water, cracks). For ascending/climbing you will need a crampon, ice axe, headlamp, helmet and something to melt snow for drinking water. A good idea is to start around 3 am because descending is ...


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Wikipedia has a list of the national parks of Georgia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_parks_of_Georgia_(country) Here is the link to the ecotourism section of the Georgian Agency of Protected Areas. This has information about the areas, trails and camping in the various areas. http://apa.gov.ge/en/eco-tourism


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Here is the website of some private travel agency. I would try to message them in IG. https://www.instagram.com/geocamp_ge/ FYI, they offer camping trips at The Black Sea, not sure about mountain camping.


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