Snowshoeing - Slovenia - 09 March

Physical rating: Challenging 

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From 18 years old - Group size: 

Accomodation: Standard 

Saturday 09 - Saturday 16 March 2019
Price €995

This trip takes place in the beautiful Julian Alps. A mini version of the Dolomites this part of the Alps is stunning by the shape of the mountains in the form of steep limestone peaks, wide plateaux, and nice forests. More than everything the Julian Alps provide a real feel of remoteness, a little bit of the Alps as it was in the ancient times.
Then the culture difference makes this trip special and you can only be charmed by the hospitality of the locals and like the atmosphere of the local cafés, restaurants and pubs!

Cogne Snowshoeing trip

Day 1 - Saturday 09 March : ARRIVAL.
Arrive in Salzburg airport, welcome by Vincent your France Outdoors guide and transfer to the hotel cross country centre Pokljuka. You will be immersed in the middle of the mountain, right beside the Triglav National Park. The Pokljuka plateau is the Mecca of cross country skiing in Slovenia and also a paradise for snowshoeing.
Briefing in the evening.
Night in Pokljuka hotel - Dinner included. Lunch not included.

Day 2 - Sunday 10 March: Pokljuka – Blejska Koca hut (1630m)
Today we will walk straight from the hotel in the forest first and then the open plateaux of Pokljuka where you will see the chalet used in the summer by the farmers. We will get to the Blejska hut where we will stop for lunch or coffe. Once we arrive to the hut it possible to continue the walk in the direction of the Debela peak.
Walk back to the Pokljuka hotel where we spend the night.
Ascent: 550 m Descent: 550 m Distance: 12 km
Extension possible once we get to the hut in the direction of Debela peak.
Night in Pokljuka hotel - Breakfast – Dinner incl. . Picnic lunch not inc.

Day 3 - Monday 11 March: Pokljuka hotel center Goreljek ali Uskovnica
For today, many options are possible and the itinerary will depend on the snow condition , possibility to walk up to Veliki Draski (2100 m) or to Mrezce Pokljuka (1350 m). We will get amazing views of Triglav national Park. We will start from the hut and walk up in the direction of the Lipanski ridge all the way up to Mrezce peak (1950 m). Possibility to walk a loop through Debela peak. The return will be a nice walk covering quite a lot of distance all the way to the Hotel cross country center of Pokljuka (1350 m) where you will spend the night.
Ascent: 850 m Descent: 850 m Distance: 15 km
Stay at Pokljuka hotel – Breakfast & Dinner incl. Picnic lunch not inc.

Day 4 - Tuesday 12 March: Free day Kranjska Gora
In the morning transfer to the hotel Miklic in Kranjska Gora. This family run hotel offer a good level of comfort with nice rooms, excellent restaurant and food, a bar and nice atmosphere with a fire place and a sauna. Kranjska Gora is probably the best place to stay in the winter in Slvenia and today you can relax at your hotel, take a day skiing, go snowshoeing with Vincent on a harder walk, enjoy a nice snowshoeing day on your own to Tamar valley, or near Martuljek or else again take a day cross country skiing, without mentioning ski jumping !
Night in hotel Miklic - Breakfast and dinner incl. . Picnic lunch not inc.

Day 5 - Wednesday 13 March: Walk in Tamar valley, Tromeja
In the morning you will get to the village of Ratece where the walk starts (short transfer 15 min). Then you will walk through the forest, a nice way to start the week. Once you will approach the Austrian border, the view will open up to the Triglav National Park with it high peaks. You will get to the point of Tromeja mountain where the 3 borders (Austria, Italy and Slovenia). Then descend throuh a different way where you will see the most of the view to Triglav National park. After this walk, possibility to continue after a short transfer by a short walk in the Tamar Valley up to the Planinski Tamar Hut, in Triglav national park for a coffee !
Ascent/descent (Tromeja): 800 m Distance: 12 km
The extension to Tamar hut will add up 200 m of climbing extra and 6 km distance. Transfer back to the hotel Miklic 15 min.
Night in hotel Miklic - Breakfast incl. . Dinner & Picnic lunch not inc.

Day 6 - Thursday 14 March : Dovska baba, Krma Valley
Today after a short transfer (30 min) you will climb to another part of the Austrian ridge and border, from the village of Mojstrana. From there walk up on south face in the direction of Koroska Mala Kepa first (1815 m) then you will walk a magnificent ridge Austria on your left and Slovenia on your right. Then you will get to Dovska Baba (1892 m), point from which you will start your descent.
Ascent: 1050m Descent: 1050 m Distance: 14 km
Night in hotel Miklic - Breakfast incl. . Dinner & Picnic lunch not inc.

Day 7 - Friday 15 March: Rifugio Alpino "L. Zacchi" (1380 m)
Today after a short transfer, we will take our last walk walk in Italy at the Slovenian border. The Rifugio Luigi Zacchi is located in the town of Tarvisio (Ud) under the west wall of the Ponza Grande, in the woods, inserted in the amphitheatre formed by Ponze, Veunza and Mangart, which enclose the protected area of the beautiful Fusine Park. This walk will offer our last views of the Triglav National Park and will give us an opportunity to get a lunch in the hut with Italian food!
Ascent: 660m Descent: 660 m Distance: 12 km
Night in hotel Miklic - Breakfast & dinner incl. . Picnic lunch not inc.

Day 8 - Saturday 16 March: Farewell!
Transfer to Salzburg airport.
Breakfast incl


Package price per person

09-16 March 2019

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