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LYNX FREERIDE CAT SKIING PACKAGES
8 Days | 7 Nights | 6 Days Cat Skiing

Location: Europe | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Expert
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USD 1,760
Lynx Freeride offers amazing cat ski packages in the high mountains of Kosovo with 6 full days of cat skiing & snowboarding powder inclusive of local transfers, accommodation & all meals. Let the Balkans adventure begin....
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Fixed Date(s): Jan 25 - Feb 01, 2020
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
Availability: Sold Out
Fixed Date(s): Feb 01 - Feb 08, 2020
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Feb 08 - Feb 15, 2020
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Feb 15 - Feb 22, 2020
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Feb 22 - Feb 29, 2020
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
Availability: Sold Out
Fixed Date(s): Feb 29 - Mar 07, 2020
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
Availability: Sold Out
Fixed Date(s): Mar 07 - Mar 14, 2020
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
Availability: Sold Out
Fixed Date(s): Mar 14 - Mar 21, 2020
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Mar 21 - Mar 28, 2020
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Jan 09 - Jan 16, 2021
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
Availability: Available
Fixed Date(s): Jan 16 - Jan 23, 2021
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Jan 23 - Jan 30, 2021
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Jan 30 - Feb 06, 2021
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Feb 06 - Feb 13, 2021
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Feb 13 - Feb 20, 2021
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Feb 20 - Feb 27, 2021
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Feb 27 - Mar 06, 2021
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Mar 06 - Mar 13, 2021
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Mar 13 - Mar 20, 2021
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
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Fixed Date(s): Mar 20 - Mar 27, 2021
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
Availability: Available
Fixed Date(s): Mar 27 - Apr 03, 2021
Days: 8
Price: USD 1,760
Availability: Available
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Custom Booking Period: Jan 17 - Mar 21, 2021
Min Days: From 8
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Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing Packages

Overview

Lynx Freeride prowls the fringes of the ominously named Accursed Mountains – a range of high alpine peaks & lakes on the Kosovo/Albanian border. These alps remained isolated & largely forgotten to all but a few intrepid locals. They are also called the Albanian Alps and are the southernmost part of the Dinaric Alps. Maybe because of the region itself and its murky history, the mountains are the wildest place in Europe providing the last untouched habitats for wildlife. Little over a decade ago it was ‘mission impossible’ to reach the upper alps in winter. Just recently, a few roads have been built in the area providing a base for cat ski exploration. Lynx Freeride describe this place as a virgin touched for the very first time.....

Regarding the terrain itself, they don't like to brag about it but yes, they have it all and it's huge. High alpine terrain, forest runs, couloirs, big open fields and so on. Lynx Freeride guarantee you will not need to ski the same line twice! Hold them to it…….. unless of course the run is sooo good it deserves another crack at it.

The cat ski base is the small family owned "Grand Hotel Gjeravica" located at 1750m elevation. During the winter months it is reachable only by snowcat. One arrival you are definitely in the wild! The small but great crew will make sure that you have everything you need to enjoy the time on the mountain.

Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing
Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing
Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing

Snow, Terrain & Winter Wilderness

Steep lines, big drops, gnarly couloirs, amazing forest runs but also mellow & chilling terrain, wide open bowls, long cruisy valley descents... you name it, Lynx Freeride have got it!

The proximity of the cat skiing to the Adriatic Sea has the effect of throwing massive snowstorms at the mountain range and providing deep powder on and around Kosovo’s highest peak, the magnificent Gjeravica mountain (2656m). The peak forms the backdrop to an undiscovered freeride paradise - a virgin place that is a natural habitat for bears, wolves, lynx and other wildlife no longer seen in other parts of Europe.

Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing
Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing
Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing

Itinerary & Daily Schedule

Day 1 – Saturday

Arrival day. Travel from airport to pick up point in the city of Junike.
Welcome dinner at restaurant “Trofta“.
Transfer by snowcat to the small  “Grand Hotel Gjeravica“.

Days 2 to 7– Sunday to Friday

6 ski/snowboard days

Day 8 – Saturday

Breakfast
Transfer to airport & departure

*Depending on your flight itinerary this schedule is subject to a small changes on your request

Lynx Freeride Cat skiing
Lynx Freeride Cat skiing
Lynx Freeride Cat skiing

Daily Schedule

7.30  - Breakfast
8.30  – Gathering in front of hotel and packing in snowcat
9.00  – Leave hotel
9.00 -12.00 - Riding
12.00- 13.00 – Lunch break
13.00 – 16.00 – Riding
19.00 – Dinner
20.30 – Crew meeting and a short brief for next riding day

Accommodation & Food

Grand Hotel Gjeravica

Owned and managed by a local family, the Gramd Hotel Gjeravica is located amongst the upper mountain forests of the Ereniku valley at 1750m altitude. The hotel is on the south face of Gjeravica peak making it the perfect starting point to cat-ski the region. During the winter months when the heavy storms hit the area, the small Grand Hotel Gjerica feels like the biggest and best place you have ever stayed at.

Rooms are located in the upper-storey of the hotel & come with ensuite bathrooms. They are all light, simple, clean & wood lined .Bed configurations are either double or bunk plus a single.

A self-sustainable electricity supply from combined water turbine and power generator if needed, means no major power outages in this remote hotel. The Internet will work until snow covers the antennas, in which case you can assist on a “rescue internet” mission and help dig it out.

Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing Accommodation
Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing Accommodation
Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing Accommodation

Food & Drink

There is no need for a menu a la carte after you taste some of the local “organic by default“ cuisine that is served here, much of it cooked in a wood fired oven. The superb range of traditional cuisine will please everyone’s tastebuds. An open fireplace on the hotel's multi-purpose ground level will help you enjoy a bit of après ski with no worries for your beer supply - there is plenty of it …… and it's cheap. Lynx Freeride are also “Sabja“ ambassadors – the first Kosovo craft beer.

Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing Food
Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing Food
Lynx Freeride Cat Skiing Food

Rates & Inclusions

Rates

8 Day Package (6 ski days, 7 nights all meals) - €1600

Inclusions
  • 6 Days Guided Cat Skiing (maximum guide ratio 2-12)
  • 7 nights accommodation (twin-share) at Hotel Grand Gjeravica
  • All meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks
  • Return transfers from town of Junik to Lynx Freeride base
  • Avalanche Safety Equipment (including backpack)
  • For groups of 6 or more, return transfers from anywhere in Kosovo
Add-ons
  • Return transfer from Pristina or other airport (RECOMMENDED) (price on application)
  • Extra day cat skiing - €180
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Lynx Freeride Terms and Conditions

GENERAL BUSINESS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Lynx Freeride Ltd. is the organizer of the ski package described in this website. Note: The term Skiing shall also include snowboarding, snowsurfing and telemark skiing.

REGISTRATION POLICIES AND CONDITIONS

By submitting a registration form and paying a deposit, the client has entered into an agreement with Lynx Freeride Ltd. The completed registration form along with the terms and conditions, ski trips or quote and the rates and dates constitute a legally binding agreement between Lynx Freeride Ltd. and the client.

PRICES

Prices are in Euro (EUR). All prices are subject to change without prior notice. If you have already booked the trip and paid deposit/full payment, any changes of price cannot be applied.

DEPOSITS, REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

Each guest should familiarize themselves with these terms and conditions and information on our website. This will ensure that have a full understanding of what a ski trip/ski package entails. Please, contact us by e-mail to reserve a space on one of our ski packages. A non-refundable deposit and a completed registration form are required within 7 days of the reservation date to confirm your reservation. The deposit is 30% of your total package price. The exact amount will be calculated and sent back to the guest in the reply to his initial booking request. To secure your space, final payment is required 30 days prior to commencement of your package. If booking less than 30 days prior to start of ski package, full payment is due to confirm and secure the space.

REFUNDS

All ski packages start and finish on the specified dates and have been offered as a complete package. There are no refunds, partial or full for any of the following reasons:
• Late arrival or early departure for any reasons • Missing flights • Lost or destroyed travel documents • Lost or destroyed personal gear • Sickness or injury • Lack of skier ability or fitness • Any reason beyond the control of the Lynx Freeride Ltd.

CANCELLATIONS

Cancellation by client. Client can cancel the trip at any time. Cancellations must be made by e-mail. Cancellations are only effective once your notification is received by office Lynx Freeride Ltd. We ask that you thoroughly understand and consider the booking and cancellation policy prior to booking, as we make financial commitments to our staff and other providers once you have booked and we have confirmed a trip. We take your booking in good faith and begin incurring costs upon confirmation. Cancellation more than 30 days prior to the start date of package will result in loss of the non-refundable deposit. If cancellation is received 30 days or less, prior to start of confirmed package then entire trip price is owed and non-refundable. If you are unable to attend your ski package after the final payment date, then the ski package is transferable to another person. If you find somebody instead of you, we return you the sum exclusive of 10% office expenses. The refund is made only after receiving full sum from new client. Cancellation by Lynx Freeride Ltd. Lynx Freeride Ltd. has the right to hold up or to stop completely participating in the program in case of not proper participant's behaviour, in particular: systematic breaking of guide’s safety instructions or improper behaviour, which decrease the group’s safety. No refunds are given in this situation. Lynx Freeride Ltd. reserve the right to cancel any trip at any time, by essential reasons. Your full payment will immediately be refunded. But we are not responsible for any expenses incurred by the client-side.

PASSPORTS AND HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

It is your responsibility that passports and other travel documents are in order before departure. Your physician must clear any health problems that may affect your participation in any program. It is imperative you disclose any medical condition that could put you, your guide or others safety at risk.

INSURANCE

In the unlikely case of emergency, participants may, depending upon program location, be liable to any rescue or evacuation costs incurred either on their behalf or as a result of their actions. To avoid these costs, each participant must have an emergency medical expenses insurance. This insurance should cover practice of sport activities, which includes skiing, snowboarding, heliskiing, ski-mountaineering, hiking etc.; and cover emergency helicopter evacuation. Since Kosovo is still not part of international insurance agreement, your travel insurance purchased in your country will not be valid in territory of Kosovo. There are several insurance companies that offer this kind of travel insurance in Kosovo and we will provide more information and link where to purchase one in Kosovo. For your tranquillity, and to avoid any financial difficulties that an unexpected cancellation or interruption could cause, we strongly recommend to purchase trip cancellation/interruption insurance. You must provide us the details of your insurance before your trip.

WEATHER AND MOUNTAIN CONDITIONS

Mountain weather is unpredictable in all seasons and is a constant factor that shapes the decisions we make before and during our programs. It would not be practical for us to refund every situation where our guests do not get the weather conditions they hope for and we make every effort to develop alternative plans. If you have a single objective in mind (such as a peak or route) we cannot guarantee that the conditions or weather will allow an attempt of that objective. We will work diligently to give you the best experience with the conditions we face at the time.

LIABILITY

Participation in wilderness activities involves many risks, dangers and hazards. Avalanches occur frequently in the terrain used for wilderness activities and may be caused by natural forces or by persons travelling through the terrain. Client should be aware that the Lynx Freeride Ltd. and their guides and employees may fail to predict whether the terrain is safe or whether an avalanche may occur. The terrain used for wilderness activities is uncontrolled, unmarked, not inspected, and involves many risks, dangers and hazards in addition to that of avalanche. These may include, but are not limited to: cornices; crevasses; cliffs; trees, tree wells; tree stumps; forest dead fall; creeks; rocks; rockfall; boulders; holes and depressions on or below the snow surface; variable and difficult snow conditions; effects of high altitude including pulmonary oedema and cerebral oedema; equipment failure; encounters with dangerous or poisonous flora and fauna; impact or collision with other persons; becoming lost or separated from one’s party or guide; negligence of other persons; negligence on the part of the operators or their guides and employees, including the failure of the operators or their guides, pilots and employees to safeguard or protect the client from the risks, dangers and hazards of wilderness skiing. Communication in the alpine terrain may be difficult, and in the event of an accident or illness, rescue, medical treatment and evacuation may not be available or may be delayed. Alpine weather conditions may be extreme and can change rapidly and without warning. Disease may arise from the increased difficulty in maintaining personal hygiene. The client should be aware of the risks, dangers and hazards associated with wilderness skiing, and freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers and hazards and the possibility of personal injury, death, property damage or loss resulting therefrom.

PROBLEMS & COMPLAINTS

If you are unhappy with a service or facility provided in our programs, you should address your complaint immediately to the Lynx Freeride Ltd. local representative and, if relevant, to the management of the hotel or other supplier whose services are involved, so that Lynx Freeride Ltd. will have an opportunity to correct the matter during the program. If the problem cannot be solved locally however, you must write to us within 30 days of your return to the country of residence, giving your booking information and full details of your complaint.

FORCE MAJEURE

Except where otherwise expressly stated in these terms and conditions, Lynx Freeride Ltd. regrets it cannot accept liability or pay any compensation where the performance or prompt performance of its contractual obligations are prevented or affected by "Force Majeure". In these conditions, "Force Majeure" means any event which Lynx Freeride Ltd. or the supplier of the service(s) in question could not, even with due care, foresee or avoid. Such events may include war, or threat of war, riot, civil strife, terrorist activity, industrial dispute, natural or nuclear disaster, adverse weather conditions, avalanches, fire, and all similar events beyond control of Lynx Freeride Ltd.