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Splitboarding in Macedonia: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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FAQs: Splitboarding in North Macedonia

What should I know about Splitboarding North Macedonia?

Any trip to Macedonia begins with a flight into the capital, Skopje. Take some time to explore the historic city, either before or after your splitboarding to take in its rich history and culture.

In every direction you go outside of the capital, there are great splitboarding opportunities. Mavrovo National Park, just an hour and a half southwest of the capital and is home of the Korab massif, which is the highest in the range.

Head over into Albania, briefly to summit the highest peak, but otherwise enjoy loads of great slopes on the Macedonian side of the border too.

Farther south, Pelister National Park is probably the most famous splitboarding destination in the country. Heading here for hut-to-hut expeditions here and be at one with Macedonian nature.

Heading east, the Osogovo-Besalica mountain range offers even more freeride options, with rolling hills and slightly higher peaks too.

Why should I choose North Macedonia for my Splitboarding adventure?

Stunning scenery

From the shores of Lake Prepsa to the summit of Korab Peak, there is plenty to see in this small but scenic country. Splitboarding gets you out of the usual resort spots and out into the backcountry where you are free to discover the lakes, forests and mountains that form Macedonia’s wonderful wilderness. The views from the tops of its tallest mountains are a must-see.

Avoid the crowds

Unlike other popular splitboarding destination, Macedonia is a hidden gem. With beautiful scenery and excellent powder throughout the season, splitboarding is fun and rewarding. With your skins, climb to the top of an isolated mountain peak before speeding back down its slopes. With no one to get in the way or obstruct the views its a truly sublime experience.

Come for the culture

One of the advantages of the backcountry is that you will be able to visit small mountain villages that few tourists ever see. Take this opportunity to explore the culture and enjoy the unique cuisine that combines elements of various cultures as well as famous local products, including the cheese and wine. Take in the unique and idyllic architecture wherever you stay and make the most of this lovely little place.

What can I expect from the weather in North Macedonia?

During the winter, temperatures drop to right around freezing and sometimes dip lower, especially in January. The country gets most of its snow in January and it generally sticks until March or April in the mountains.

How do I get there

Any trip to Macedonia generally begins with a flight into the Skopje International Airport (SKP), which offers direct flights from most major European airports. From here, buses are available to most splitboarding destinations in the rest of the country.

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What currency is accepted in North Macedonia?

Macedonian denar (MKD)

What’s the high season for Splitboarding in North Macedonia?

January to April

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