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Heli Skiing in Romania

Romania

But few people know that you can also go heli-skiing or snowboarding perfectly in Romania. You will hardly find winter sports tourism here, but you will find beautiful snow-capped mountains. In the western part of the Transylvanian Alps lies the Tarcu Mountains, a vast terrain that will amaze even the seasoned freerider.

Heli Skiing in Romania

Our regular partner for heliski trips in Romania is Heliski Romania. The lodge is located near Muntele Mic, a small ski area with 19 km of slopes. Around this you will find a wide range of descents with a maximum vertical drop of 800 meters. Heli-skiing in Romania means many cool descents, a lot of fun and a relaxed atmosphere. And because it’s very accessible, this might just be the ultimate long weekend for freeriders.

Why this trip?

  • Perfect for a long weekend
  • Lots of altimeters for little
  • Varied terrain and good snow conditions
  • A cozy and relaxed atmosphere

Heliskiing at Heliski Romania

Heliski Romania flies with a modern A-class helicopter, works with experienced and qualified guides and according to the highest safety standards. The passionate and hospitable team will do everything they can to make your stay unforgettable. We will spend the night in a simple but comfortable lodge.

Destination Price
Muntele Mic €1,650
Travel period(s) 3 to 7 Feb 2022
10 to 14 Feb 2022
What levels is this trip for?
descent technique
descent condition
Knowledge

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Terrain for novice and advanced freeriders

The Tarcu Mountains, in the western part of the Southern Carpathians, have the most snowfall in Romania. The highest peak is the Vârful Căleanu, 2,196 meters. The mountain range offers mainly easy terrain. You will find wonderfully sloping and playful descents with a height difference of 800 meters. The terrain is ideal for the novice and advanced freeriders who want to challenge themselves. Take into account all possible types of snow, deep powder to spring snow. The month with the best chance of fresh powder snow is February.

Program – 3 days of heli-skiing

Day 1 – Travel to Muntele Mic

The journey starts on Thursday morning at Schiphol. In the afternoon we arrive in Timisoara and are taken to the lodge. Before we sit down for a good dinner, we meet the team and receive a briefing about the program of the coming days.

Day 2 – Two days of heli-skiing

After a good breakfast, the helicopter is already warming up next to the lodge. We will spend two days looking for the most beautiful runs that Romania has to offer. On average we make 6 to 8 runs per day. We will have lunch on the way in the form of a picnic.

Day 3 – Freeriding or Touring

The last day, Sunday, is an extra day. If we couldn’t fly day 1 or 2 due to bad weather, we will go out with the helicopter today. If not, the guides will take us for a few freeride runs or a day of ski touring or split boarding. At the end of the afternoon we are brought back to Timisoara and conclude the trip in a good restaurant.

Day 4 – Return to the Netherlands

After breakfast we will be transferred back to Timisoaro airport. At the end of the afternoon we land in Amsterdam.

Small groups

To guarantee that the level of the group matches and that you get the most out of your heliski trip to Romania, we work with small groups. Heliski Romania works with small and fast A-Star helicopters. There is room for 4 participants, the guide and pilot. For this trip there is room for 12 participants, divided into 3 groups.

Had a great time in Romania! Can make wonderful runs and nothing but compliments about the service. Treated like kings! – bram

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epic special

For 2022 we have planned a ‘special’ to Romania. From the Netherlands we go that way with a group of 12 skiers or snowboarders. Epique ensures that the groups fit together well in terms of wishes and level and that you can fully enjoy your adventure in Romania. We will go heli-skiing for 3 days in a period with the best tickets for wonderful powder snow.

This trip on another date?

Which can! All Heliski Romania packages can be booked through us, for the same price they charge. From the beginning of March to the end of April you can go here for a three-day heli trip. Contact us for availability and a custom quote.

Included in this trip:

  • 2 days of heli-skiing or boarding
  • 6000 altimeters with the helicopter
  • 3 days guidance by an ACMR guide
  • 4 nights including full board
  • Lift pass for the ski area
  • Transfers to the lodge and back
  • SGR guarantee fund
  • calamity fund
  • Contribution Trees for All (to compensate for the CO2 emissions of your trip)

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The preparation

We ensure that you appear perfectly prepared at the start. You will also receive a training plan from us to get fit and an extensive material guide for the right gear. We make sure that you can carpool and if you want we can book your flight tickets.

epic training plan

If you start training on time, you will benefit from this in the snow. Once you have booked you will receive the Epique Training Plan from us. Through a number of self-tests you can easily choose the schedule that suits you best.

Material guide and packing list

Well before the start of your trip, you will receive an equipment guide that covers the most important details of all ski, snowboard and mountain bike equipment. You will also receive a packing list that contains exactly what you need for your trip.

Meet & greet

Well before departure we organize a Meet & Greet at our office in Utrecht. Here we discuss the journey and most important details with you again. We answer all your questions and you can already meet your travel companions.

Interested?

Heli skiing or boarding is possible all over the world at more than 100 locations. We are happy to inform you about all the options, because the differences are often in the details. Contact us and with your wishes we will look for the heli dream trip together.

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