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Poland Snowshoeing Course in the Carpathian Mountains | Poland
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Poland Snowshoeing Course in the Carpathian Mountains

Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of the Beskids, a captivating winter wonderland located in the majestic Carpathian Mountains in Poland. Embark on an unforgettable snowshoe hike, where you'll glide through snow-covered landscapes, revel in the serenity of nature, and create lasting memories. Under the expert guidance of Pawel, a UIMLA-certified mountain guide, you'll master the art of snowshoeing, gaining the confidence to navigate the snowy terrains with ease.




Carpathian Mountains


1 Day


Jan - Mar






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  • Experience the thrill of snowshoeing in the Beskids
  • Traverse a pristine Polish winter landscape on an introductory snowshoeing adventure
  • Master the art of snowshoeing under the guidance of an experienced UIMLA-certified mountain guide


Experience the best of winter on a thrilling 1-day introductory snowshoe hike in the Beskids!

Glide through this pristine Polish winter landscape and take in the tranquility of the Carpathians, where snow-laden trees, and glistening ice formations create a mesmerizing spectacle.

Our journey begins as we depart Krakow in a private car, heading towards the starting point of our hike. Our ultimate destination is one of the cozy mountain shelters nestled in the breathtaking Beskids region, where we'll take a short break to enjoy a delicious meal.

During the hike, you'll have the opportunity to learn under the expert guidance of a UIMLA-certified mountain leader, the art of snowshoeing, mastering the technique as you navigate through the snowy landscapes. Enjoy a relaxing visit to a charming mountain shelter, offering a chance to experience the warmth and camaraderie of this traditional winter haven.

The specific route will be carefully chosen, taking into account the physical condition of the group and the prevailing weather conditions, which can be quite challenging during the winter season. The duration of the hike will typically range from 5 to 7 hours, depending on the depth of the snow cover.

If you're eager to embark on this unforgettable snowshoe expedition in the stunning Beskids, simply contact me, and we'll start planning an exhilarating adventure for you! Get ready to create lasting memories in the winter wonderland of the Beskids!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Not included in the cost:

- Transport for individual pricing - for a group of up to 4, approx. EUR 40 (private car), for groups of more than 4 people, approx. EUR 150-200 (bus rental with a driver)

- Meals - approx 25 EUR per person (dinner and breakfast)

- Equipment rental (if needed) - trekking poles (approx 5-10 EUR / person), mini-crampons (5-10 EUR / person), snowshoes (5-10 EUR / person).

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Day 1: Snowshoeing in Beskids

We'll travel to the Beskids region from Krakow for a day of snowshoeing amidst breathtaking winter scenery. Enjoy a scenic one-hour drive, followed by a 5-7 hour snowshoeing adventure with a meal break at a mountain shelter. Conclude your day with a one-hour drive back to Krakow.

Equipment you will need to bring

You will also need to bring: Backpack (30-40l), Trekking Poles, Warm and breathable clothes for winter conditions - Some extra calories (food and snacks) - Warm tea in a thermos - Headlamp - Mini-crampons - Snowshoes - A detailed list of equipment will be provided in advance.

About the guide: Pawel

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Mountain Leader

I'm UIMLA certified International Mountain Leader living in Krakow, Poland. I'm guiding one-day hiking trips and multiday trekkings in Beskids Mountains (including Bieszczady and Pieniny) as well as in the Tatra Mountains in Slovakia. I'm passionate about wild nature and have valid licenses for 6 national parks located in southern Poland, i.e. Babia Góra, Gorce, Pieniny, Magura, Bieszczady, and Ojców National Parks. Apart from being a mountain guide, I'm also a ski and survival instructor.


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What people are saying about Pawel



This trip exceeded our expectations from start to finish. Pawel was a fantastic guide, very experienced and had an incredible knowledge of the geological features of the Gorce mountains and surrounding mountain ranges as well as the historical aspects of Polish history. As beginners to snowshoeing, Pawel was understanding and knowledgeable of the most suitable routes to take. In addition, at the beginning of the trip we presented Pawel with a problem which he resolved with empathy like a true gentleman. For that we were truly thankful. The whole trip was incredible. Memories created that we will never forget. Thank you so much!

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