Ski touring in the Soča Valley
The Soča Valley, which is situated between the mighty Julian Alps, is an excellent starting point for off-piste skiing. Walking with skis on the lonely snow-covered terrains and skiing on the untouched white slopes and mountains are the two things that every off-piste skier wishes for.
The Soča Valley is attractive both for off-piste skiers, who are still getting to know this sport and experienced off-piste skiing masters.
Easier tours in Soča Valley:
- Mt. Stol,
- Čisti vrh,
- Mangart saddle
Ski touring classics in Soča Valley:
- ridge of Mt. Krn (south sites such as the Krn lake area)
Demanding tours in Soča Valley:
- a tour through Mlinarica,
- through the remote valley of Bala
Not many people know that the most beautiful descent from the summit Kanjavec, the most famous Slovenian Ski mountaineering mountain, right in the valley of the Zadnjica in Bovec side.
Interesting Fact: Each year the tour skiing competition Sci Alpinistica takes place on the Italian side of Kanin – Sella Nevea Ski Resort.
The Lodge Next to Krn Lakes is Open in Winter Too
In March and April is expected to open hut by the Krn lakes (contact PD Nova Gorica: 00386 5 30 23 030), which opens wide possibilities of ski touring in the area of Krn, Komna, Triglav lakes all the way to the southern Bohinj mountains.
Tour skiing Should Be Safe
When visiting the mountains, it is recommended that you hire a qualified guide and use the right equipment. Local guides, who know the terrain well, will help you evaluate which tour skiing tour is right for you.
As conditions in the mountains can change rapidly, please pay special attention to the weather forecast, the risk of avalanches and sunshine in the spring months, but above all do not overestimate your skills and abilities. Always head to the mountains well equipped.