About Attraction

Shkhara (5201 m) is the highest point in Georgia, and third highest peak of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, behind Mount Elbrus and Dykh-Tau. It is located in Upper Svaneti province at the Russian-Georgian border. The summit lies in the central part of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range.

Elevation: 5,201 m
First ascent: 1888 m
Prominence: 1,357 m
Location: Upper Svaneti region, Georgia; Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia
Easiest route: northeast ridge (snow/ice climb)
Mountain range: Greater Caucasus Mountain Range