Mountain Experience

Five Days Ski Touring Trip In Macedonia

Powder Adventure

Highlights of the tour:

1. Skiing in the biggest mountain range in Macedonia - Shar Mountain
2. Ski touring to the highest peak in Macedonia Golem Korab
3. Freeriding on virgin snow in undiscovered areas
4. Opportunities for ski descents for a first time
5. Visit high mountain villages
6. Enjoying traditional food and tasting Macedonian wines

Difficulty Level



Best period

Late December to early April


Everybody has to know that the right clothing and equipment is essential for a successful mountain trip. There will be some items and travel clothes which you will want to pack for the journey which will not be required on the tour in the mountains, so these may be left at your hotel and collected at the end, a light fold away small bag is useful for these items.

The following list is a combination of suggestion, advice and our experience of what you will need. For additional information's do not hesitate to contact us.

This is what we think essential for safety and basic comfort.

Ski equipment

  • Touring skis
  • Skins
  • Ski poles
  • Ski touring boots


  • Ski helmet
  • Ski glasses
  • Avalanche transceiver
  • Probe
  • Shovel
  • Rucksack with air bag (not obligatory but preferable)
  • Ava lung (not obligatory but preferable)
For the mountain


  • Compass
  • Map
Sun protection
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Sunglasses
Clothing cool weather
  • Wicking long - sleeve T - shirt
  • Wicking long underwear
  • Hat, cap, skullcap, balaclava or headband
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Rainwear (jackets, pants - waterproof and breathable)
  • Fleece jacket or vest, and pants (windproof, breathable)
  • Something comfortable to wear in the evening: track suit bottom or trousers made out of loose cotton
  • Hiking Boots (for walking and after skiing activity)
  • Skiing socks (synthetic or wool) plus spares
  • Gaiters
  • Backpack 30 - 45 liters
  • Energy food and beverages
  • Water bottle or camelback
  • Nylon cord (5 meters)
  • First aid kit
  • Knife or multi - tool, duct tape strips
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Camera
  • Wet wipes and toilet rolls
  • Small Ziploc plastic boxes
  • Notebook & Pencil
  • Money belt


    Day 1: Shar Mountain, Kazani Peak 2550 m

  • - Morning transfer to the mountain resort Popova Sapka
  • - Ski touring to Kazani Peak 2550 m
  • - Freeriding on the north slopes of Kazani Peak
  • - Picnic in the mountain
  • - Ski touring back to Popova Sapka
  • - Accommodation in a hotel in Popova Sapka
  • - Overnight in Popova Sapka
  • Day 2: Shar Mountain, traverse from Popova Sapka to Leshnica Valley and Bozovtse village

  • - Ski touring to Plat pass
  • - Freeriding from the pass Plat to the Leshnica valley
  • - Picnic in the mountain
  • - Ski touring to the village of Bozovtse
  • - Transfer back to Popova Sapka
  • - Overnight in Popova Sapka
  • Day 3: Shar Mountain, Karanikola Peak 2409 m

  • - Transfer to the village of Veshala
  • - Ski touring to Karanikola Lake and Karanikola Peak
  • - Freeriding on the north slopes of Sheremetnica Peak
  • - Lunch in Tetovo
  • - Transfer to the National Park Mavrovo
  • Day 4: National Park Mavrovo, Mount Korab 2754 m

  • - Transfer to the starting point of the tour
  • - Ski touring to Mount Korab
  • - Freeriding on the north slopes of Mount Korab
  • - Ski touring to Kepi Bard Peak
  • - Picnic in the mountain
  • - Freeriding on the north slopes of Kepi Bard
  • - Transfer to Mavrovo
  • - Overnight in Mavrovo
  • Day 5: National Park Mavrovo, Medenica Peak 2163 m

  • - Transfer to the starting point of the tour
  • - Ski touring to Medenica Peak
  • - Freeriding on the north slopes of Medenica Peak
  • - Ski touring to the ski resort Mavrovo
  • - Picnic in the mountain
  • - Skiing down on the slopes
  • - Transfer to Skopje
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