North of Tbilisi, the Gudauri ski area has 3 lifts accessing 13km of snowboarding pistes with a maximum vertical drop of 1,020m. In addition to the marked snowboarding pistes, there are numerous backcountry freeride snowboard routes to explore including little hikeable couloirs. One of the more popular features of Gudauri is the heli-ski operation, when it operates!
The Gudauri Ski Resort is Georgias most popular ski area. The base area is at 1,990m and the top lift is at 3,007m.
The best access for Gudauri Ski Resort is to fly into Tbilisi. It is a 120km drive. It is recommended to prearrange a hired car unless you speak Georgian. While there is a cheap bus, there is no fixed schedule and all written information is in Georgian.
Note: make sure to apply for a Visa several months prior to arriving in Georgia.