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Climbing Mt. Triglav – Julijan Alps (Via ferrata – 2 days)

The Julian Alps are the most easterly extension of the great Alpine Range, stretching from North-East Italy into Slovenia through the Triglav National Park. The jagged limestone peaks offer some of Europe’s best scenery and walking, with Mount Triglav (the highest in Slovenia) at the centre of the range, and the glacial lakes.

Julian Alps hiking holiday will take you on a picturesque mountain tour, guiding you through the high alpine area and its many natural attractions. The tour covers the central region of the Triglav National park.

Programme

This 2 – day hike leads to the top of Triglav 2864 m, the highest Slovenian mountain. The Triglav mountain chain is the central part of the Triglav National Park, after which Slovenia’s only national park was named. In recent years, the famous peak has been incredibly popular among foreign mountaineers, even though it is said that Triglav as the symbol of the Slovenian nation should be on the list of mountains of every Slovenian at least once in their lifetime.

We start and finish the hike at the same point, in beautiful valley of Krma. We will sleep in Triglavski dom na Kredarici. From there, we’ll go to the top and we can descend the same way.

1 day:

By prior arrangement, I will come looking for your hotel and take you to the Krma Valley, where our start for Mt. Triglav.The easy route from here leads to the mountain hut Dom na Krederica (2511m), where we have reserved half board.

Walking for 4 – 5 hours. Altitude differences for around 1700m.

Day 2:

After breakfast at the mountain hut, head towards the top Mt, Triglav 2864m. The descent follows the path of the Krma Valley.

The walk is 8 – 9 hours. We will do 450 meters in height and almost 2000m of descent.

Price per person for 2 days: 1 person 490 EUR / 2 – 4 persons – 245 EUR per person

SPECIAL OFFER: families have a 10% discount

Price includes: Guiding fee, guide’s expenses (lifts, meals, accommodation, etc) and rental of personal technical equipment ( Hiking poles, climbing belt, helmet, etc. ), all transfers on the tour are included, including transport from your hotel and back to your hotel.

The price does not include: Half-board accommodation in the mountain hut for clients are not included in the price. Half board in the hut costs around 50 EUR per person.

Details

Trip Duration: 2 deys

Range: Julian Alps,

People per Guide: 1 – 4 people

Trip Level: Intermediate

Offer Period: Jun – oct

Other details

Skill level required: Intermediate

Fitness level required: Fit

More info: activity time around 5 – 9 hours a day

Meeting point: Ljubljana, Bled, Bohinj, Kranjska Gora, Bovec, Kobarid. Since all transports are already included in the price, I come to pick you up for free at a hotel, camp or apartment and take you back after the tour.

List of recommended equipment to help you feel better on the tour:

  • harness(provided by us)
  • helmet(provided by us)
  • via ferrata kit(provided by us)
  • poles (provided by us)
  • slim summer sleeping bag ( provider by us)
  • headlamp + spare battery
  • warm clothing(fleece…)
  • waterproof jacket and trousers(depending on the weather forecast)
  • hand gloves(it can snow on the mountain in August also)
  • hat
  • Sun protection cap
  • sun glasses, sun cream (at least 25 + protection factor)
  • shoes(high hiking boots recommended)
  • backpack (30l – 35l)
  • water bottle, I recommend 1.5l
  • medicine prescribed by your doctor
  • Small kit for personal hygiene
  • camera
  • energy bars, chocolates, other food for during the climb(the longest stretch without huts is 5 hours long. You can get warm food at the huts, so don’t exaggerate with snacks)
  • Wallet + documents + insurance
  • alpine club membership card(if you are a member, you get some discount on sleeping, if not don’t worry about it)

INFO: +386 31 866 946 or gotrek.strosar@gmail.com

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