Fagaras routes splitboarding week in Transylvania Alps

Join IFMGA-certified mountain guide Xavi in a 7-day splitboarding trip in the remote Fagaras Mountains, in the Southern Carpathians, in Romania.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

7 days

Mountain Range

Carpathian Mountains

People per Guide

10 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Mar

Type of Trip

Not specified


 

The Fagaras Mountains (2,544m) are the highest peaks of the Southern Carpathians (also known as the Transylvanian Alps), in Romania. These are the second highest set of mountains in the Carpathian Range (2,655m), which stretches over 1,500 kilometers across Central and Eastern Europe, making it the second largest range in the continent, after the Scandinavian Mountains.

The Fagaras Mountains are a popular trekking and skiing destination. Our one-week splitboarding trip will take you to the best spots where to ride powder snow! We will traverse along wild slopes, snow-covered forests, vast valleys, and glacial lakes, with stunning views over the Transylvanian Alps. Along the way, we might see picturesque ancient castles, fortresses and churches situated on hilltops and cliffs.

I will take a minimum of 4 people on this trip and a maximum of 10. However, if you are less than 4 travelers, we can discuss alternatives and prepare a program tailored just for you! Participants are required to have some basic splitboarding skills and previous experience, as well as a good fitness level.

Discover the magnificent Fagaras Mountains in this unique splitboarding experience. Book you trip now!

In case you are interested, I also offer a ski touring version of this program. If you are considering similar activities in other European countries, check out the splitboarding tours I lead in Carros de Foc (Spain) and Kola Peninsula (Russia).


Price per person

 
Group of 4
1403 USD

Group of 5
1291 USD

Group of 6
1291 USD

Group of 7
1235 USD

Group of 8
1235 USD

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • All meals during trip
  • Lifts
  • Transport to the start of the trip
  • Group equipment
 Please note that the price doesn’t include: flights, personal equipment (splitboard, boots, bindings, skins, crampons, ice axe, helmet, ARVA avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe), activity cancellation and travel insurance, nor any expenses incurred due to the abandonment of the trip and repatriation to a guest’s country of origin due to health reasons or any other urgent matters.
 

 

What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.

 

Other details

 
Skill level required
Beginner
Fitness level required
Fit
Meeting point
Sibiu International Airport (southern Transylvania, Romania)
More info

Please contact me to request an activity cancellation insurance and further insurance information.

 

About the Guide

 
 

Xavi (Terrassa, Catalonia, 1963). Actually I’m living in Prullans.
During several years I have been practicing my two big passions, mountaineering and photography as hobbies. Actually I’m a High Mountain Guide and photographer in outdoor BTT races, mountaineering marathons or climbing competitions.
In 1982 I did became a member of Servei General d'Informació de Muntanya, a specialized mountain library. And from 1998 I’m working as High Mountain Guide for NKBV (Alpine dutch team).
After working 6 winters as a lifeguard patrol in a Catalan ski resort, I spent a few seasons of the southern summer working as a High Mountain Guide for Azimut 360 and Chilemontaña, two agencies located in Chile, leading clients through the Patagonia and into America's highest peak, the Aconcagua.
Since 2005 I lead my own clients around the world as a freelancer Mountain Guide. From September 2007 I manage the Companhia de Guies de Montanha web, bound to Carros de Foc. I have take part in many expeditions to Andes in South America and Himalaya, Karakorum and Hindu Kush in Asia.
I’ll like to show you “my” mountains, “my” Pyrenees and of course, other mountains around the world. I’ll like to guide you till de top of Aconcagua, Ararat, skiing down from Elbrus, or Kola’s peninsula in Russia.
I propose here few activities, but not all what I can show you!
Contact with me and go together to your dream!
Xavi

 
 
FROM 1235 USD per person

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