Dean, an UIMLA certified guide, wants to lead you for a full day of snowshoe touring through the amazing Julian Alps and Triglav national park in Slovenia.
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec
The Triglav national park is the only national park in Slovenia. And it is an absolutely amazing park to visit. The park is filled with beautiful rivers like the Soca and the Sava, valleys, and the mighty Triglav mountain (2,864m). Triglav is also the highest mountain in the entire Julian Alps mountain range.
There are several different ways you can explore the Triglav national park. You can hike through the park. You can ski tour through the park. And you can snowshoe tour through the park, which is what we'll be doing on this trip.
For approximately 2 – 5 hours, depending on your preferences and physical ability, you will get to tour through the park with wooden snowshoes on your feet. You will get to trek through different types of terrain. From snow covered meadows to open plateaus, or through the woods, surrounded by snow draped trees, you will get to explore a huge portion of the enormous Triglav national park.
Some of the highlights of what you'll see during this trip include the Bovec valley, Kobaird, The Tamar valley, the Pokljuka plateau, the Bohinj lake, the Vrsic mountain pass, and so much more.
It really doesn't matter how you get to see the Triglav national park. All that matters is that you do see it because it is a phenomanel place to visit. However, seeing it during a snowshoe tour in the middle of winter will definitely give you a unique experience. So send me a request, and let me guide you. I know you'll have a great time!
If you are interested I would also like to guide you on a hiking day in the Trnovo plateau in the Dinaric Alps of Slovenia.
- Guiding fee
- Transport during the trip
- Trekking poles
There is also the option to enjoy this trip for 8 hours.
Price includes: Guiding fee, Transport during the trip and rental of personal technical equipment (snowshoes, poles, helmet, etc.) // The price does not include: Transportation from your hotel to the meeting place and back to your hotel. is not included in the price and must be paid in cash upon arrival (10 – 60 EUR per person). Half-board accommodation in the mountain hut or hotel for guide and clients are not included in the price.
Your hotel or by appointment.
I am the founder of the Gotrek Hiking Company, an outdoor adventure company that offers qualified and professional mountain guiding to domestic and foreign guests and tourists in Slovenia, Italy, Croatia and all over Europe. All climbing, training, trekking, hiking and snowshoeing tours are guided by CMGA certified (Croatian Mountain Guide Association) and UIMLA guide.
I live in Slovenia, a country where mountaineering is a way of life. My team of UIMLA and CMGA guides and instructors works and lives in Slovenia or Croatia. If I am not available to guide you, one of the experienced guides in my team will be your guide.
We organize mountain experiences in all seasons in the European Alps, the Dolomites, Carnic Alps the Slovenian Julian Alps, Triglav National Park, Kamnik - Savinja Alps and the territory of Croatia, Velebit, NP Paklenica, and the islands in the Adriatic sea.
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Dean was an excellent tour guide! He was patient and a great teacher, whilst also being very knowledgeable about safety. Highly recommend!
We truly had an unforgettable snowshoeing tour with Dean! We couldn’t have asked for a better guide! Even though my snowshoeing skills were not the best, he was very patient. He definitely has the skills and was incredibly knowledgeable. He made sure we stayed safe and kept a close eye on everyone. He was kind enough to take photos of us! You can tell he loves what he does. You will not be disappointed with Dean! As for the Explore-Share service website….it made the booking process and communication extremely easy. I emailed with questions first and within 24 hours I had a response and decided to book. All in all the whole experience was great!
We had a wonderful day today with Dean as our guide at the "Tre Cime". He was very patient with us (we're not particularly fast walking up a mountain), but we never felt pressured. He offered us some additional detour to give us an additional special view, but made clear that we would have to see first if the conditions were good enough for us to pass, as otherwise it would be too dangereous. We were lucky and were able to walk on, but on the "dangerous" icy passage over a cliff he walked under my wife making sure she was safe - overall, we felt that we were in very good hands with you, Dean, thank you very much!!
I had an absolutely fantastic time with Dean. He was patient and adapted the course to my ability. I would highly recommend this trip.
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Dean was very attentive to all. Easy to talk to and informative
Dean was very helpful and responsive to our enquiries. He was enthusiastic and devoted to show the prettiest side of Tre Cime to us. Although we were a bit behind, Dean was patient to wait for us and cater to our speed. Great experience!!
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Dean is an excellent guide. He's friendly and conscientious and throughout or trip was focused on getting us to achieve our hiking goals while being aware of our abilities and experience. We chose a relatively tough hike (8hrs, 1,700m elevation gain) but Dean made sure we completed it safely and at a good pace. He also took photos throughout so we could concentrate on the hiking and shared them with us later. He was also good company on the hike. I would thoroughly recommend his services.
Dean was simply wonderful ! Sure footed and quick to notice when we needed a break. Conversation was easy and he was very pleasant and professional. We had a fantastic time and would absolutely hike with Dean again. What an enjoyable experience!!!
David G, David N, Oshri and J(ack)
We were looking for a hike suitable for 4 adults with reasonable experience in hiking.Dean not only crafted a 5 day activity for us but was also able to adjust for routes to fit our needs during the hike itself. Dean proved to be a great guide with both knowledge and an amazing attitude and was simply so much fun to be with, Dean also went 'the extra mile' for us taking some of us to special activities which we did not plan for. If you are looking for hiking in Slovenia and getting an experience of a life time - I would highly recommend Dean. 5 starts all the way (And if there 6 he would get them as well :) ) Dean, thank you so much !
Dean was prompt and super knowledgeable about the area we were going to. He guided us safely to Slemenova Spica to enjoy the Julian Alps. As two girls from the city, we don't have much hiking experience, and he was patient and super helpful. We enjoyed our trip so much and it has been the highlight of our Slovenia trip. Thanks once again, Dean, for taking us on this experience!
He guided us to really fun hiking depending on the weather ,our skill and preference.We had a great time.
Dean is a super experienced guide, he is very qualified to do all sorts of mountineering too if you are interested to try. I had a good time learning how to do snow shoeing and he is very patient in teaching me and assessing my abilities to suggest different routes which is suitable for my build and stamina. It was great and safe to have him as a guide because he knows the terrain well and that is good to know.
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