Avalanche Kills German Snowboarder Near Tetnuldi Ski Resort In Georgia

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Tetnuldi, Georgia – On Saturday, February 25, 2017 two German citizens were caught in an avalanche while snowboarding off piste near the Tetnuldi ski resort in Svaneti, Georgia.

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Unfortunately a 46-year-old German snowboarder did not survive. The other snowboarder was injured during the avalanche.

Tetnuldi Ski Resort is located on the lower slopes of Mount Tetnuldi (15938′) near the town of Mestia. It is the largest ski resort in the Svaneti Region. A daily ski pass costs about $12 USD. See a trail map of Tetnuldi here.

Few details are available about this avalanche.


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