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8 day-guided splitboarding program in the Julian Alps

Join Klemen, an IFMGA certified mountain guide, and enjoy a perfect splitboarding week in the Julian Alps. Spend the nights in a beautiful town and taste the local cuisine.

Mountain RangeJulian Alps
Duration8 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Join me for a perfect splitboarding week in the Julian Alps this winter! This 8-day tour to the best spots, ascents and sites on the Southern Limestone Alps might just be exactly what you need!

Part of the Slovenian Alps, the Julian Alps offer amazing winter sports possibilities and great itineraries. I will take you to some of its very best attractions. And note that skiers are also welcome.

I will meet you at the Ljubljana airport to transfer to the beautiful Kranjska Gora village. We will stay at the Pri Martinu Inn. Each day we will depart from the hotel to the different points in our itinerary (see day-by-day details below).

The main attractions and challenges in this program include:

  • An ascent to Monte Lussari and the Cima del Cacciatore
  • Climbing Slemenova Spica from the Vrsic pass
  • A 1000 meter descent to Planica
  • A descent from the biggest ski resort in the Julian Alps, Sella Nevea – Kanin
  • A short skin/climb to the “Window” in Mont Prestreljenik
  • Climbing Mt. Sija
  • An off-piste snowboarding morning at Vogel
  • A full day splitboarding to the Fussine Lakes and the Mangart saddle
  • A full day splitboarding in the majestic Mt. Mala Mojstrokva, a classic and beautiful mountain.

Please keep in mind that this itinerary is subject to changes depending on snow, weather conditions and further recommendations.

We will also have time to taste the traditional Jota, a typical Slovenian cabbage dish, and an amazing apple strudel at the wonderful Tamar hut.

(Private group tours for 4 to 6 guests are available on request from mid-January until April).

So, are you ready for this 8-day splitboarding tour in the Julian Alps? Then request to book this trip!

Or, if you are interested in other options in the same area, please check my Julian Alps, Slovenia, 5 Day Guided Ice Climbing or my Snowshoeing in the Julian Alps programs.

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Accommodation

Hotel Pri Martinu in Kranjska Gora.

Meeting point

Ljubljana airport or Hotel Pri Martinu in Kranjska Gora.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Saturday

  • Arrival in Ljubljana
  • Transfer to Kranjska Gora
  • Welcome meeting with the guides: kit check and itinerary revision for the following days
  • Overnight at the Pri Martinu Inn

Day 2: Sunday

  • 15 minute drive to Tarviso, Italy
  • Ascent to Monte Lussari (on cable car)
  • Ascent to the Cima del Cacciatore (1.30 h)
  • Lunch at the Rifugio Pri Juretu (hut)
  • Snowboarding descent
  • Return to hotel in Kranjska Gora
  • Maximum gradient (in ascent/descent): 40°
    Total elevation gain/loss: 500m/1500m

Day 3: Monday

  • Drive to the Vrsic pass
  • Climb up to Slemenova Spica (90 minutes) for the 1,000 descent to Planica
  • Lunch at the “Tamar” hut
  • Return to hotel in Kranjska Gora
  • Maximum gradient (in ascent/descent): 40°
    Total elevation gain/loss: 400m/1000m

Day 4: Tuesday

  • Drive to Sella Nevea – Kanin (40 minutes)
  • Ascent to the Prevala saddle (cable car)
  • Snowboard descent to Krnica, “B” station
  • Return to Kanin
  • Short skin/climb to the “Window” in Mont Prestreljenik
  • Snowboard descent back to Sella Nevea
  • Return to hotel in Kranjska Gora
  • Maximum gradient (in ascent/descent): 45°
    Total elevation gain/loss: 300m/2200m

Day 5: Wednesday

  • Drive to Bohinj (50 minutes)
  • Ascent to Vogel (cable car) – Off piste snowboarding morning in this area
  • Climb to Mt Sija
  • Return to the cable car
  • Return to hotel in Kranjska Gora
  • Maximum gradient (in ascent/descent): 40°
    Total elevation gain/loss: 200m/1400m

Day 6: Thursday

  • Full day splitboarding to the Fussine Lakes and the Mangart saddle
  • Return to hotel in Kranjska Gora
  • Maximum gradient (in ascent/descent): 35°
    Total elevation gain/loss: 1100m/1100m

Day 7: Friday

  • Drive to the trailhead on the Vrsic pass (15 minutes)
  • Full day splitboarding to Mt Mala Mojstrokva:
    • Snowboard descent to Drevesnica
    • Short skin back to Vrsic pass
  • Return to hotel in Kranjska Gora
  • Maximum gradient (in ascent/descent): 35°
    Total elevation gain/loss: 1000m/1000m

Day 8: Saturday

  • Return to the Ljubljana Airport
  • Optional: sightiseeing in Ljubljana if time allows it, depending on the flights
  • End of program


About the guide

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IFMGA Mountain Guide
I was born in Jesenice on 25.03.1967. I’m based in Gozd Martuljek in the Julian Alps, Slovenia. I qualified as an IFMGA Mountain Guide in 2003 and I was President of the Slovenian Mountain Guide Association from 2009-2013. I’ve loved the mountains for as long as I can remember. It started in primary school when I was in the local mountaineering club. In high school I started climbing. Later I joined the mountain rescue team in Kranjska Gora and I have been a member of the rescue team since 1994. I’ve been guiding for the past 11 years in the Alps and all around the world. Each year I usually guide for about 150 days.
Alongside my work, my family (wife, 2 children), travel and mountain photography are my passions.
- Guiding skills: rock climbing, climbing routes, touring ski, ice climbing, winter climbing.
Since 2005 I’m sponsored by Montura and last 6 years I’m skiing on Elan skies.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 2165 each

Group of 2

EUR 1135 each

Group of 3

EUR 825 each

Group of 4

EUR 619 each

Group of 5

EUR 516 each

Group of 6

EUR 413 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

- Mountain guide's expenses (lifts, meals, accommodation, etc)

Price details

The accommodation cost is not included: Hotel Pri Martinu, half board, twin-rooms: €55 (per person, per day) - Single room occupancy is limited and where available, it will have additional charges. Request more info for details. Transfers to and out Kranjska Gora are not included (those at the beginning and the end of the program).


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