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Skiers return to Georgia

Duration: 05:03

The 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in the Caucasus Mountains, in the Russian city of Sochi. The tallest peak is almost 1000 meters higher than the highest point in the Alps.

But as the Olympic pistes are being prepared in Russia, skiers are discovering the slopes on the other side of the border, in Georgia.

Our correspondent Damien McGuinness, decided to sample the joys of skiing in Europe's highest, and wildest, mountain range.

Available since: Thu 14 Feb 2013

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Fast Track 09/02/2013 GMT

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First broadcast: 09 Feb 2013

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