Adventure tourism school opens in Gudauri

The school will provide trainings for people interested in mountain adventure tourism, such as alpine hiking. Photo by N. Alavidze/, 12 Jan 2018 - 17:31, Tbilisi,Georgia

An adventure tourism school has opened in Georgia’s Gudauri ski resort offering locals the chance to improve their knowledge about the mountain and mountain safety.

The school will provide trainings for those interested in mountain adventure tourism and other alpine, high-risk professions.

New adventure school in Gudauri. Photo by Georgia's Ministry of Education. 

One area of teaching will see the school prepare and train hiking and mountain guides, ski instructors, specialists for elevation works and landslide safety experts. On completion of the course, students will receive certificates to testify to their new-found skills.

Georgia’s Economy Minister Dimitry Kumsishvili, who attended the school opening ceremony today, said that the school will enroll people based on their professions whose employment will be actually guaranteed.