climbing accidents

Fatal climbing accident in Svaneti, Georgia

By | May 3rd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Rescuer workers at Guli Glacier. (Emergency Management Agency). TBILISI, DFWatch--A foreign tourist has died in a climbing accident in the Svaneti highlands, according to the Emergency Management Agency of Georgia. Officials did not name the deceased but indicated it was a citizen of Switzerland. Local media reported that the death was caused by a fall into [...]

Four tourists found dead on Mount Ushba, northern Georgia

By | August 6th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

Mount Ushba. ( TBILISI, DFWatch–Four foreign tourists were found dead on Mount Ushba in northern Georgia on Saturday. The Interior Ministry’s emergency service said the bodies are in the process of being brought down from the mountain. Authorities received notice on Friday […]

Russian woman missing in Kazbegi after climbers struck by lightning

By | July 20th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A woman is missing after a group of three climbers were struck by lightning at 5,000 m altitude yesterday in the Kazbegi mountains. Two of the group were injured, and later rescued, but the third – a woman from Moscow – went missing. […]

Czech climber falls and dies in Caucasus Mountains

By | August 1st, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

Mount Kazbegi. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A Czech climber died on Mount Kazbegi, one of the major peaks of the Caucasus Mountain Range, in the northern part of Georgia on July 30. According to the Emergency Service, the girl fell down and suffered severe head trauma. […]

Two Austrian climbers found dead in Georgia

By | April 17th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Two Austrian climbers were found dead on Thursday in a mountain region in Georgia. The two apparently froze to death. The two tourists, a man and a woman, camped near the hill for several days. They left the camp on Wednesday to head […]