GMGA President

David, born in 1968 is certified mountain guide and masters candidate in sports of USSR. He is fascinated with mountaineering since 1983 and was actively involved as a sportsman in 1987-1997. David is cofounder and president of mountaineering and climbing association of Georgia. (1993-1996) He was leading expeditions organized by association in 1993-1996. From 1991 till 1993 he was a le ... read more


GMGA Technical Leader

Archil Tsintsadze - UIAGM / IVBV-certified Mountain Guide at HELIKSIR since 2011. Archil holds a diploma of an Engineer Hydrologist from the Tbilisi State University's Department of Geography and Geology. After graduating in 1996, Archil changed his career to become a mountain guide. His work experience in the field is impressive: in addition to working at HELIKSIR, he is the director of the Al ... read more


founder member of the GMGA (Georgian Mountain)

Vano Vashakmadze is a founder member of the GMGA (Georgian Mountain Guides Association) and a certified mountain and ski guide. He has many years of experience climbing in the Caucasus, Pamir, Alps. Nowadays, he has a particular interest in the future development of the mountain regions of Georgia considering the preservation and protection of mountain culture, heritage and the environment. H ... read more



Gia Apakidze - mountain guide and ski instructor who is well known in many countries as an experienced guide of mountain-climbing groups to Kazbek (5,047 m), Ushba (4,710 m) and other peaks in Svaneti and Kazbegi regions. Gia holds a mountain guide certificate from the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations (Switzerland) and the Georgian State School of Mountain Guides. A Mast ... read more



Born in 1970. Nick Erkomaishvili is certified mountain guide and candidate of masters in sports of USSR. Actively mountaineering since 1984. Professional mountaineering activity- (1986 - 2000); South Caucasus military district alpine team member. Took part in the expeditions of Pamir, Caucasus, Alps (1988-1991); Rescue instructor of Georgian Alpine club (1990-1993) Leader of the expeditions ... read more



GMGA Coordinator

Guram Vashakmadze joined GMGA in October 2016. The young skier always had a passion for mountains and outdoor activities. Guram is currently GMGA secretary and technical coordinator of GMGA projects while continues active sportive career. ... read more