Luke Frisken

Fri 17 November 2023

 11 minute read

in Code

Introducing avalanche-report

A new project was started in January 2021 in collaboration with members of the Georgia Avalanche and Snow Conditions🇬🇪ზვავის და თოვლის შესახ…

Sat 11 March 2023

 38 minute read

in Adventures

Freeride in Racha

Having spent a lot of time on skis over the past 4 years in Georgia, it's easy for me to say that the region of Racha has captured my heart. Nestled between the famous region of Svaneti in the West…

Mon 2 May 2022

 14 minute read

in Adventures

Two Times on Tetnuldi

Tetnuldi is a striking, snow covered peak in the region of Svaneti, Georgia. Standing within view of the popular township of Mestia, on a clear evening the sun sets last on its face and lights up l…

Wed 3 November 2021

 14 minute read

in Adventures

Spring in Kamchatka

I was soon out ski touring in my favourite spot near the city, every time I seem to have the forest to myself, and when it's cold enough the snow is often fantastic. The old trees on the hill are e…

Mon 6 September 2021

 7 minute read

in Adventures

Crossing the Kazbegi Border

After an amazing time in Racha with our friends, March was rapidly approaching, and our visa-free year in the Georgia was coming to an end. With travel options being limited, our desire to see fami…

Sat 1 August 2020

 4 minute read

in Adventures

Climbing on an empty Kazbek

During our time in Gomi a few of us talked about a summer climb of Kazbek, one of the most notable peaks in Georgia. Taylor, Eva, Arina and myself committed to the endeavour, they managed to scroun…

Fri 10 July 2020

 10 minute read

in Adventures

A Wedding in Gomi

After having spent the Winter and most of the Spring in Gudauri, the Vagabond ski instructor group decided to live on a property in the countryside somewhere in central Georgia. Initially they hope…

Sun 12 April 2020

 7 minute read

in Adventures

2020 Lockdown in Gudauri

In March 2020, my 3 months in Kamchatka was coming to an end, unable to extend my Russian visa, we opted for plan B, living for some time in Georgia, as both Anya and I could stay there for up to a…