Shkhelda

Skhelda is steep, rocky, and hard climbable mountain peak in Svaneti Region, Georgia. There are a few glacies on the slopes of it. It is located at the base of Ushba glacier. Shkhelda is permanently covered with snow-ice.

Elevation (feet): 14,331
Elevation (meters): 4,368
Continent: Europe
Country: Georgia
Range/Region: Central Caucasus
Latitude: 43.0333
Longitude: 43.25
Difficulty: Major Mountain Expedition
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1949
First successful climber(s): F. Garf
Nearest major airport: Tbilisi Airport, Kiev Airport,
Convenient Center: Mestia, Tbilisi, Kiev

Thanks to David Skhirtladze for adding this peak.

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