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Adventure tourism school opens in Gudauri

Monday, January 15
An adventure tourism school has opened in Georgia’s Gudauri ski resort offering locals the chance to improve their knowledge about the mountain and mountain safety.

The school will provide trainings for those interested in mountain adventure tourism and other alpine, high-risk professions.

One area of teaching will see the school prepare and train hiking and mountain guides, ski instructors, specialists for elevation works and landslide safety experts. On completion of the course, students will receive certificates to affirm their new-found skills.

Georgia’s Economy Minister Dimitry Kumsishvili, who attended the school’s opening ceremony yesterday, said that the school will enroll people based on their professions whose employment will be guaranteed.