Bakhmaro

Bakhmaro

 

a climatic forest resort located high in the mountains of Chokhataurskii Raion, Georgian SSR, 80 km from the railroad station of Samtredia. It is situated on the southern slopes of the Egriskii Ridge at an elevation of 2,020 m. Because of air currents penetrating from the Black Sea, the climate of the resort combines features of mountain and marine climates (average January temperature, -6° C; average July temperature, 13° C). Precipitation is about 1,400 mm per year, making the resort favorable for the cure of concealed forms of pulmonary tuberculosis. There are sanatoria, a rest home, a boardinghouse, and a polyclinic. The resort season is from May to September.

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We were attempting to find a road that would enable us to successfully drive between the settlements of Gomismta and Bakhmaro in the eastern regions of the Lesser Caucasus mountains in Georgia.
Our challenge, therefore, was to establish the feasibility of sending the TCT directly between Gomismta and Bakhmaro, two such 'dots', both with known roads connecting them to other towns along the planned route.
Despite the pessimistic messages we received during our ascent into the mountains, the existing map data of the region suggested a navigable route between Gomismta and Bakhmaro was possible.
Over a handful of mixed nuts, he told us of a rumour of a pass to Bakhmaro.