Downsizing is not exactly the motto of our times. If you are faced with the choice to incorporate the XXL or the normal Hamburger, you usually opt for the oversized meatball - especially since the price is often only marginally higher. Whether "All you can eat", Motor performance of the new SUV, the latest smartphone, tuns of the impact drill, height of the Christmas tree or prominence of the suburban villa - Kingsize dominates our thinking and Big usually ranks Small. But you can not only tap into this ongoing "think-big-trap" in business or social life, but also in the mountains. Especially in Georgia, if you have the choice whether you prefer to travel in the Big Caucasus or in the Little Caucasus. If we had been given the choice of whether we would prefer to travel in the Big Caucasus in the north of the country with its imposing mountain ranges with fat five-thousander peaks like Elbrus, Schchara and Kazbek, or instead want to get to know the Little Caucasus in southern Georgia, whose geography rather reminiscent of contemplative mid-Alpine regions, our decision would probably have been clear for the Greater Caucasus. Because one thing is clear: think big is especially true in relation to mountains. Fortunately, Ingo Schlutius of powderproject.ch has left us no choice. Because he has deliberately placed his catskiing spot in Bakhmaro in the Little Caucasus after evaluating long-term precipitation data from old military weather stations. The tiny village abandoned in the winter in the Little Caucasus simply gets bigger quantities of snow every year. Sometimes downsizing is just an upgrate.
Only our love for the village Bakhmaro is damn big and gets bigger every year. Presumably, we will visit this incredible powderspot in the Little Caucasus every year from now on. Bakhmaro is our winter love for life.
Many thanks for the music to "Alpines" and their great song "Lights".
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