Kazbegi to Altihut - Running through the Caucasus

Stage five: solid vert for something a little shorter

Trail Running Moderate

Distance
11 km
Ascent
1.3 km
Descent
116 m
Duration
2-3 hrs
Low Point
1.7 km
High Point
3 km
Gradient
15˚
Kazbegi to Altihut - Running through the Caucasus Map

Just above 3000m, the Altihut sits perched in view of the 5000m giant, Mt Kazbek and her glacier. Make the ascent and sleep high to witness an unforgettable sunrise and sunset over Georgia's third highest peak.

Difficulty

Moderate

Low Exposure

1 out of 4

The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

June, July, August, September