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Trekking in the Julian Alps and the Dolomites – 4 days

This mountaineering adventure will take you to the most beautiful part of the Julian Alps and the Dolomites. The start of the trek is supposed to be in Slovenia (Julian Alps), but it can be started in Italy (Dolomites) by prior arrangement.

In the first two days we will visit the area around Mt. Krn (2244 m) and the Krn lakes, the largest lake in the Julian Alps.

The Julian Alps (Italian: Alpi Giulie) are the most extensive and highest mountain group in Slovenia. They are in the southern-eastern part of the Alps and are part of the Southern Limestone Alps. They cover an area of about 4400 km² (mostly in Slovenia, smaller part of them are also in Italy). The Alps lie in the area between the Sava Valley and the Kanalska Valley.

Much of the July Alps are covered by the Triglav National Park (TNP), which is the only national park in Slovenia. It measures 83,982 hectares . TNP lies in the area of northwestern Slovenia. The nature in the park is really beautiful and mostly unspoiled. The park boasts beautiful rivers, valleys, plateaus and peaks in excess of 2000 m. With its 2864 m, Triglav is the highest mountain in the entire mountain range of the TNP, the Julian Alps and Slovenia.

The third and fourth day will be exploring the Dolomites (Italy). We will make a circle around Tre Cime and Monte Paterno and go for a stroll along the Dolomite Trails and the Meadows.

The Dolomites are mountain range in northern Italy in the countries of South Tyrol, Trentino and Belluno and extend from the Adige River in the west to the Piave Valley (Cadore) in the east. The northern and southern borders are the Pusteria valley and Val Sugana

For many, the Dolomites are the most beautiful mountain range in Europe and are also listed as a UNESCO protected natural heritage site. There are many wonderful places and peaks, with the most famous peaks in the Dolomites being Tre Cime (Italian), Austrian (Drei Zinnen).

PROGRAM

Mountain huts open after June 15 and close around September 15. Mountain huts should be booked in June or early July, since later it is difficult to get a room or a bed.

1 day:

By prior arrangement, I will come looking for your hotel and take you to the Lepena Valley (700 m), where our start for Mt. Krn.The easy route from here leads to the mountain hut Gomiščkovo zavetišče na Krnu (2244m), where we have reserved half board.

Walking for 6 – 7 hours. Altitude differences for around 1544 m.

Day 2:

After breakfast at the mountain hut, we will still walk the trails around Mt. Krn. At the end of the tour, we descend to the Planina Kuhinja. We spend the night on planina Kuhinja in a beautiful mountain farmhouse, where we have reserved half board.

The walk is 4 – 5 hours. We will do almost 1400m of descent.

3 days:

After breakfas we drive towards the Dolomites to Lake Misurino (1579m), a mountain village that lies below Tre Cime 3003m (about 3 hours drive). From Misurina we head towards the mountain hut, Rifugo Locateli 2438m, where we have a half board reserved.  The plan is to walk the circular path around Monte Paterno.

The walk is about 4 – 5 hours and about 900m in height

Day 4:

After breakfast at the mountain hut walk the circular route around the Tre Cime di Lavoredo. At the end of the tour we descend again towards the Misurina Lake.

Walking is about  4 – 5 hours and about 1400m downhill.

If we so agree, after the day is over, I will take you to Slovenia at your hotel. (around 3 hours)

Price per person: 2 persons – 500 EUR per person / 3 persons – 340 EUR per person / 4 persons – 280 EUR per person / 5 – 7 persons – 240 EUR per person

Price includes :Guiding fee, personal tehnical equipment

Price includes: Guiding fee and rental of personal technical equipment ( Hiking poles, climbing belt, helmet, snowshoes, etc. )

The price does not include: Transport on the trip and from your hotel to the meeting place and back to your hotel is not included in the price and must be paid in cash upon arrival (10 – 60 EUR per person). Half-board accommodation in the mountain hut or hotel for guide and clients are not included in the price.

Details

Trip Duration: 4 days

Mountain Range: Julian Alps & Dolomites

People per Guide: 2 – 7 persons

Trip Level: IntermediateOffer Period: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep,

Other details

 Skill level required: Intermediate

Fitness level required: Fit

Meeting point; your hotel or by appointment

Accommodation: mountain hut or hotel

More info:At your choice we can start a trek in the Dolomites (Italy) or the Julian Alps (Slovenia)

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