DESCRIPTION

If you are bored of ski resorts and want to experience pristine nature and untracked snow, you will love the ski touring potential of the Southern Alps of Slovenia, Austria and Italy! The Southern Alps ski touring packages provide great ski touring, off-piste skiing and mountaineering.

Why go skiing & mountaineering in the Southern Alps with Alps Mountain Holidays?

  • To experience the stunning views amidst the idyllic environment of the Julian Alps, Kamnik-Savinja Alps, Karavanke, and Hohe Tauern.
  • To enjoy excellent snow conditions throughout the season.
  • To avoid stressful situations at crowded ski-lifts.
  • To discover the freedom of skiing untracked powder amongst beautiful peaks and forgotten valleys.
  • To be safe skiing with a professional UIAGM/IFMGA mountain guide with extensive experience.

AREA: Austria, Italy and Slovenia / subject to snow conditions

BASIC PACKAGE

  • Activities: 6 day’s of ski touring accompanied by a UIAGM/IFMGA mountain guide (choice of tours dependant on the snow conditions and weather forecast)
  • Course instruction: Training in the skills required for ski touring (snow stability tests, skiing techniques for demanding terrain and different types of snow, abseiling)
  • Includes: Organisation and guiding
  • Excludes: Accommodation, meals, soft drinks, beers etc, insurance, flights, ski lift tickets, transfers from/to airport

PLANNED TOURS

  • Viševnik (attractive, relatively easy ski tour above Pokljuka)
  • Rodica (lift-accessed tour near Vogel with great views of Slovenia’s highest mountain)
  • Nad Šitom Glava (good, easily accessible skiing near the Vršič pass)
  • Pod Kriško steno (ski tour near Kranjska gora where the conditions are often great)
  • Škrbina nad Cijanerico, Italy (beautiful ski touring area near Sella Nevea)
  • Dobratsch, Austria (moderate slopes which can often be skied immediately after snowfall)

SELF ASSESSMENT

See Tours Grading and self assess your level:

Fitness Level: B                         Skiing Level: S2

Fitness B            Ski 2

KEY INFORMATION

  • Equipment you should bring: See personal equipment list
  • Number of participants: Min 2 persons
  • Meeting point: Airport or locally / tbc if you are booking a Budget package
  • Gateway Airport: Klagenfurt, Ljubljana, Trieste or Zagreb Airport
  • Airport transfers: Available subject to surcharge or included in Standard and Premium packages.
  • Insurance: You will require appropriate personal cover for this trip with term or annual insurance and we will need to see a copy of your insurance at time of booking. Recommended insurers – BMCAustrian Alpine ClubSports Cover Direct or Snowcard

BOOKING ENQUIRY

CALL: 017687 75337

Name *

Email *

Tel / Mob

Group Size

Preferred Dates

Message

DATES

28/02 – 07/03/2015

07/03 – 14/03/2015

PACKAGE OPTIONS

Budget Package Price

£720 pp (6-8 clients / guide)

INCLUDES

  • Organisation
  • Guiding

EXCLUDES

  • Meals
  • Accommodation
  • Soft drinks, beers, etc.
  • Insurance
  • Flights
  • Ski-lift tickets
  • Transport

Standard Package Price

£1490 pp (4 clients / guide)

INCLUDES

  • Organisation
  • Guiding
  • Accommodation (apartment or budget hotel)
  • ski-lift tickets
  • Transport from Ljubljana, Klagenfurt, Trieste or Zagreb Airport
  • Safety tech equipment rental
  • Coaching on how to improve your fitness 2 weeks before the course

EXCLUDES

  • Lunch, dinner and extra meals
  • Soft drinks, beers, etc.
  • Insurance
  • Flights
  • Rental boots, crampons, pools

Premium Package Price

£2990 pp (2 clients / guide)

INCLUDES

  • Organisation
  • Guiding
  • All inclusive *** hotel
  • Ski-lift tickets
  • Transport from Ljubljana, Klagenfurt, Trieste or Zagreb Airport
  • Skiing and safety tech equipment rental
  • Coaching on how to improve your fitness 4 weeks before the course

EXCLUDES

  • Soft drinks, beers, etc.
  • Insurance
  • Flights

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT

Ski equipment rental

SKIING EQUIPMENT - RENTAL ALSO AVAILABLE

  • Beacon
  • Probe
  • Shovel
  • Backpack
  • Helmet
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Skis
  • Ski poles
  • Ski boots
  • Skins for skis

AFTER YOU BOOK?

  • We will contact you and discuss the route, equipment and any special needs of your group.
  • We will tailor our trip plan to the fitness level of your group.
  • We will send you our standard contract and payment instructions (credit card, PayPal, cheques, wire transfer).
  • 2 months before the agreed date, we will let you know how to prepare for the track.
  • 2 weeks before the agreed date, we will confirm weather conditions and how to prepare for traveling to the destination.

TESTIMONIAL

“The memory of our great trip full of dynamic adventures is still fresh in my mind. It was truly a unique, unforgettable experience that will stay with us for a long time. Professional service, but at the same time warm, open and friendly.”  Viktor & Ana