Goderdzi ski resort
The Goderdzi ski resort is a new place in Georgia to skiing and snowboarding rest.Thereare with comfortable altitude differences, clean slopes, fascinating nature and, of course, Ajara snow, fluffy and soft.
The resort is located in Adjara on the same name Goderdzi Pass at an altitude of about 2400 meters above sea level. On the territory of the resort there are two cable-road with a total length of 4 km.
At the first level (2 km) there are closed red cabins with the possibility of carrying ski equipment in special places and a capacity of up to 6 people. Many skiers note that these booths are quite low, so you have to tilt at the exit and entrance. At the second level, a chairlift with a glass dome rises, which will allow you to enjoy the surrounding enchanting snow-white landscapes regardless of the weather conditions.
The schedule of the lifts: 10:00 to 16:00 daily, at weekends from 10:00 to 17:00.
The total length of the trails is about 8 km, the longest is 7 km. Despite the fact that the level of all tracks is "blue", in addition to beginners, it will be interesting and advanced riders here. Goderdzi is a resort with great potential for freeriding, as well as one of its directions for backcountry.
Speaking about food, entertainment and accommodation in Goderdzi, it is worth noting the following: there are no shops in the resort, so you should buy everything you need in advance. There is a cafe at the start of cable road, very simple, but with home-kitchen. The so-called après-ski in Goderdzi, is also absent, but let's hope that this is due only to a short period of the resort's work.
In Goderdzi there is one hotel - the "Goderdzi Pass", which is next to the ski lift. In the season it is difficult to get here, because the road sweeps out, but if you book a room in advance, or use an off-road car this problem can be solved. In addition to this hotel you can stay in the houses near ski resort. Note that the total number of places in the resort is 120, with a capacity of 1000 people per hour. In this connection, it's better to book in advance.
Another option for accommodation is the guesthouse in the nearby villages. Here you can stay at a lower price and taste local cuisine. You can get to the Goderdzi ski resort by car or by public transport. From Batumi to Goderdzi 110 km, taking into account the lack of asphalt in some areas, weather conditions and the operational work of tractors for clearing the road, the trip time can vary from 3 to 5 hours. You can use the itineraries: from Batumi to the village of Khulo they drive daily. Tocome in Khulo usually needs an all-wheel drive car.