Catskiing Popova Shapka

10 day

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Enjoy freeride in the beautiful Balkan backcountry

Macedonia is well-kept secret among powder-hungry adventurers

Popova Shapka ski resort is located in 1650m altitude and is the base of our operation from where we go to up to 2500m for our rides. The north side is perfect for snowcatskiing / freeriding. 40 Minutes from Skopje, it lies at 1700 meters and has a lot of powder snow.

Enjoy the high standard of the 4**** Hotel Scardus...
Enjoy freeride in the beautiful Balkan backcountry

Macedonia is well-kept secret among powder-hungry adventurers

Popova Shapka ski resort is located in 1650m altitude and is the base of our operation from where we go to up to 2500m for our rides. The north side is perfect for snowcatskiing / freeriding. 40 Minutes from Skopje, it lies at 1700 meters and has a lot of powder snow.

Enjoy the high standard of the 4**** Hotel Scardus with Sauna and Spa after a long day out in the backcountry, skiing a minimum of 3000 vertical meters either in forrest or high mountain terrain.

Minimum of 2 professional guides with every group and we can provide all the necessary off piste security equipment free of charge.

 
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Itinerary Details

Explore the Macedonian freeride backcountry
• +3000 vertical meter descents in deep snow terrain
• State-of-the-art safety equipment and experienced ski guides
• Full board & food during the whole ski day
• 4 * hotel with sauna & spa for a cozy end to the day

About Popova Shapka Ski Area:

Macedonia is well-kept secret among powder-hungry adventurers

Popova Shapka is located in 1650m altitude and is the base of our operation from where we go to up to 2500m for our rides.

The terrain offers a combination of wide oval faces to steep narrow couloirs and fine playful forest that will satisfy every need when it comes to freeriding.

Daily routine:

07:30 - Breakfast & daily briefing

08:30 - Meeting Point & departure

09:00 - Start first run

Between 11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch in the woods, variable after arrangement with the group

16:00 - End (varies &amp...
Explore the Macedonian freeride backcountry
• +3000 vertical meter descents in deep snow terrain
• State-of-the-art safety equipment and experienced ski guides
• Full board & food during the whole ski day
• 4 * hotel with sauna & spa for a cozy end to the day

About Popova Shapka Ski Area:

Macedonia is well-kept secret among powder-hungry adventurers

Popova Shapka is located in 1650m altitude and is the base of our operation from where we go to up to 2500m for our rides.

The terrain offers a combination of wide oval faces to steep narrow couloirs and fine playful forest that will satisfy every need when it comes to freeriding.

Daily routine:

07:30 - Breakfast & daily briefing

08:30 - Meeting Point & departure

09:00 - Start first run

Between 11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch in the woods, variable after arrangement with the group

16:00 - End (varies & can be extended if necessary)

16:30 - Short debriefing (if necessary) & Outlook for next day

19:00 - Dinner

Included:
• Minimum of 3000m vertical elevation on the backcountry slopes of Popova Shapka area.
• Accommodation in 4* Hotel Scardus with included breakfast, lunch, dinner and use of the spa.

(If we are riding far from the Hotel then the lunch is packed in the cat together with snacks and refreshments, and we do the lunch in the backcountry area ).
• Free use of avalanche equipment ( backpack, shovel, probe and beeper )
• Two guides that will make your stay and riding both safe and interesting
• Transfer from Skopje Airport to Ski Resort and back for a group of minimum 4 people

Not included:
• Personal insurance in the mountain.
• Additional costs for beverages
• Flights and other transport alternatives to reach Macedonia.

Optional:
• Single person transport from and to the airport in Skopje - 70€ (35€ - per direction) 
• Freeride Ski & Boots rental - starting from 20€ / day
• Variation by exchanging 1 day catskiing on 1 day ski touring in the area - less 70 €

Important Details

Included
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Light refreshments
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle
Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks
Departure Point
Skopje, Skopje, Skopje Region

Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Skopje Airport, Skopje Republic of North Macedonia
  • Pristina Airport, Pristina Kosovo


8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.