TATRA Skitouring “Hut to Hut”

Difficulty Level
Medium
Languages
English
Destination
Slovakia
$
354
00
/ Person
Trusted local partner
Branislav K
Short Version
The skitouring in Tatra mountains becoming more and more popular every year. Mountaineering is big challenge and is a big passion for many people around the world. The beautiful valleys of Tatras, steep couloirs and gantle forest freeride in Low Tatras giving a full joy for every freerider.

The mountain huts are very well prepared for all ski alpinists to give them excellent service after long day up in the mountains. The tour selection is wide. Ideal alpine terrain for winter and spring skiing. Great mountain scenery. Great summit ascents and descents. Enjoyment of skiing in the smallest high mountain range in the world – HIGH TATRAS.
 
Highlights
  • Skitouring in Low, West and High Tatras
What you can expect
Our skitouring weekend goes in all 3 Tatras mountain regions – in the Low, West and High Tatras. Each ski tour offers a different terrain, views and experiences. The tours are peppered with atractive mountain climbing. They are not extremely heavy, but still require good physical condition and corresponding skiing technique.

TOUR SCHEDULE:

Thursday: Meeting point at Chopok South – Cottage (Chata) Trangoška (1100 m). Upon request pick up from Bratislava/Poprad airport. Meeting with your guide, check the nessesary equipment and program discussion. Dinner and relax.

Friday: Ďumbier (2043 m). The highest peak of Low Tatras. Easy level of difficulty to start our Tatra ski mission. To the summit it is about 4 hours climb including a lunch break on Štefánikova Hut (1728 m) on the way up. Skiing down the southern face of Ďumbier to Trangošská valley.

4 hours and 940 meters
Evening move by car to Žiarska valley in Western Tatras (1 hour drive) and skin-up (2 hours) to Žiarska hut (1325 m).

Saturday: Smuté saddle (1965 m) and peak Hrubá kopa (2166 m). Morning skin-up to Smutné saddle and peak Hrubá kopa takes about 2-3 hours. Skiing down to Žiarska hut with the lunch break and down to car.

4 hours and 800 meters
Afternoon move by car to Cottage on Popradské tarn (1495 m) in High Tatras (1 hour drive).

Sunday: Rysy (2499 m). The highest peak in Poland. Skin-up to the Frog lakes is very comfortable, then comes a steep slope that is passable only with crampons. We will arrive into the rocky valley of Rysy with the small Hut under Rysy (2250 m), the highest hut in Slovakia. From here we can already see saddle (sedlo Váhy). The summit is still hiding. After some snack at the Rysy hut we will soon reach the summit ridge. We have to take off skis, focus on each step and finally reach the summit. Skiing down the same way.

5 hours and 1000 meters
 

NESSESARY INFORMATION

Meeting point: Chata (Cottage) Trangoška in Low Tatras. Or pick up from the airport on request.

Minimum: 2 people (max. 6 people / 1 guide)

Our service includes: 
  • Room with double meal (breakfast and diner)
  • experienced guide
  • detailed maps
  • gift


Not included: 
  • insurance
  • equipment rent
  • schuttle transportation (50 €/car/day + petrol)

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT

– skitouring or freeride equipment (skis with touring bindings, touring boots, skins, poles)

– avalanche set (avalanche transceiver, probe, shovel)

– crampons (touring or mountaineering), ice axe (touring or tourism)

– harness (touring or climbing)

– skiing or climbing helmet

– backpack (30-35 l, with the possibility of attachment of skis)

– appropriate clothing (and reserves: thermo undershirt, gloves, hats, socks)

– bottle of liquid (min. 1 liter capacity), thermos

– headlamp, extra batteries 

Note: Most of the equipment can be rented by arrangement

Recommended equipment
– First Aid Kit

– sunscreen

– glasses, goggles

– energy bars
 
Group Size
2 - 6
 people
Nanook Experience Category:
Skiing
Nanook Package Type:
Weekend package, Vacation package
Rates
Activity Name
Per
Duration
Price
Hut to hutPerson4 days
$
354
00
Availability and Schedule
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Dates
Comment
Daily, until May 1, 2018On request
Terms & Conditions
We reserves the right to change or adjust the program depending on the weather and avalanche situation.
 
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