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The exposure grade does not take into account objective hazards (stone fall, seracs, etc) but only the consequences of the skier falling.
Low Exposure (E1): Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.
Medium Exposure (E2): As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.
High Exposure (E3): In case of a fall, death is highly likely.
Extreme Exposure (E4): In case of a fall, the skier faces certain death.
Using the top station of the Sadzele lift, Kobi Gorge is easy to reach from all freeride spots and starting points of descent.
and takes no more than 15 minutes on foot or by traverse without ascent.
North and northwestern exposures, high altitudes, protection of the gorge by the mountains, and the dry Gudauri climate in general allow snow to remain in a state of dry powder even a month and a half after the last snowfall.
Thanks to its easy accessibility, its perfect snow, and the feeling of the Great and Wild Mountains, the routes to Kobi are the most popular with freeriders. There are several descent options, each of which starts with a small but steep couloir and ends at the Georgian Military Road near the village of Kobi.
If there is stable snow cover, you can also descend from the top of Sadzele Mountain.
In this case, you need to get 50 vertical meters from the crosspiece.
The steepness of the slopes is from 25 to 35º Is an option of quick and convenient return to the resort using ski lifts on the Kobi side, after the descent to Kobi by the "Kobi Pro" route.