Winter hiking challenges in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps
The mountain landscape, covered with a winter blanket, already invites sports enthusiasts to put on their hiking boots, snowshoes or touring skis and set off into the world of adventure.
Slovenia is an Alpine country that offers many sports possibilities in the winter.
Are you interested in winter experiences? Already know what you’re going to do this winter? Do you want to know where you can go in the Kamnik-Savinjske Alps?
We offer you some ideas of where to go hiking or snowshoeing in the Kamnik-Savinjska Alps in winter.
Velika Planina is a popular hiking destination in both summer and winter. In winter, you will meet many winter hikers and touring skiers at Velika Planina and Mala Planina. When the snow falls, Velika Planina has a charm. The pastures turn into a landscape besieged by touring skiers, snowshoe hikers and cross-country skiers. From the mountain, there is a perfect view of the highest peaks of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. You can also go to Veliko Planina with the pendulum cable car and rent snowshoes at the top of the cable car.
Another mountain that turns into a paradise in winter. This destination is a good choice for winter hiking, snowshoeing, ski touring and cross-country skiing. On the way, you will have dreaming views of the peaks of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps.
The Dleskovec Plateau lies southeast of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. The landscape has grown with pastures and low pines, which offer numerous opportunities for winter hiking, snowshoeing and ski touring in winter. The highest peaks of this plateau rise to a height of over 2,000 meters. A walk through the mountains and pastures of this plateau will enchant you. You can walk along the: Planina Ravni, Planina Dole trate and Planina Podvolovljek. In winter, some 2,000m peaks are also accessible. You may go to the highest peak of the Dleskov Plateau, Velika zelenica, which is as high as 2114 m, or the slightly lower peaks Veliki vrh 2110 m, Tolsti vrh 1985 m, Dleskovec 1965 m and Deska 1970 m.
Menina Planina is a bit far from the Kamniško Savinjska Alps. It offers a beautiful view of this mountain group. The mountain lies at an altitude of 1450 m above sea level and is a popular spot for hikers, cross-country skiers and ski tourers in the winter.
Jezersko is also a popular destination for winter activities. Snowshoeing is also very popular in Jezersko. More and more sports enthusiasts are choosing to snowshoe across the white alpine plateaus and valleys.
Two attractive tours are available for snowshoeing and hiking enthusiasts: a Themed trail through the Ravenska Kočna valley and the Jezierski vrh, Rakeževa and Roblekova Planina tour.
From tours, you will enjoy views of the snow-capped peaks of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps.
Sledging is one of the most popular winter activities, with a long tradition in Jezersko. Each season they create a fun-filled 740-meter-long run near Planšarsko Lake for visitors to enjoy.
The Logar valley is one of the most beautiful alpine valleys in Europe. This valley will enchant you even in winter.
The Logar Valley offers many opportunities for winter activities. You can go winter hiking, snowshoeing, ski touring or ice climbing. If you venture a little further into the mountains, you will surely meet alpinists who are making their way up the icy walls of the mountains.
The Logar Valley is a popular destination in all seasons and a starting point for visiting the mountains of the Kamnik-Savinjske Alps.