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Tetnuldi

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Tetnuldi (Georgian: თეთნულდი) is a prominent peak in the central part of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range, located in the Svaneti region of Georgia. According to most sources, Tetnuldi is the 10th highest peak of the Caucasus. The slopes of the mountain are glaciated generally above the 3,000 metre (9,840 ft) line. The most prominent glacier of the mountain is called Adishi.

Tetnuldi
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View from Mestia
Highest point
Elevation4,858 m (15,938 ft)
Prominence672 m (2,205 ft)
Coordinates43°01′52″N 42°59′35″E / 43.03113°N 42.99319°E / 43.03113; 42.99319Coordinates: 43°01′52″N 42°59′35″E / 43.03113°N 42.99319°E / 43.03113; 42.99319
Geography
Tetnuldi is located in Caucasus mountains
Tetnuldi
Tetnuldi
Location of Tetnuldi within the Caucasus mountains
LocationSvaneti, Georgia
Country Georgia
Parent rangeCaucasus Mountains
Climbing
Easiest routebasic snow/ice climb

It was first climbed by Douglas Freshfield in 1896. The first ascent of the north face was completed by Michael S. Taylor and John R. Jenkins.

New ski resort in Tetnuldi was opened during 2015-2016 winter season.[1]

Tetnuldi rising above the village Latali

ReferencesEdit

Georgian State (Soviet) Encyclopedia. 1983. Book 4. pp. 637.