Articles about - Julian Alps Walks, Slovenia

A 12 Day High-Level Walking Tour in the Julian Alps of Slovenia

21-Oct-2009
Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain

Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain

In the autumn of 2009 David and I completed one of the most exciting and exhilarating walking trips we have ever done. Since our first visit to Slovenia in 2001 we had always dreamed of climbing Triglav and incorporating this challenge into a circular walk and sleeping in the mountain huts in the Julian Alps.   … Read the rest

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24. Vogel, Bohinj, Slovenia

19-Oct-2009

Walk 24 – a mountain walk above Bohinj to Vogel, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Triglav from the Vogel Ski Station

Triglav from the Vogel Ski Station

A relatively easy mountain walk above Bohinjin the Julian Alps, to the summit of Vogel (1922m). We use the Vogel Cable Car to gain a bit of height!

Start/Finish – Vogel Ski Station car park

Distance –   … Read the rest

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21. Walk to the Triglav Lakes Valley

14-Oct-2009

Walk 21 – the ascent of Komarča to Črna jezero and the Triglav Lakes Valley, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Triglav Lakes Valley

Triglav Lakes Valley

Viewed from any distance the cliffs of Komarča look impassable, but there is a path, a steep one, that leads to Črna jezero and the foot of the Triglav Lakes Valley (sometimes called the “Seven   … Read the rest

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19. Ridge walk above Bohinj, Slovenia

13-Oct-2009

Walk 19 – above Bohinj from Črna prst to Rodica, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

View from Konjski vrh to Črna prst

View from Konjski vrh to Črna prst

Marvellous ridge walking on the edge of the Julian Alps with stupendous views across Bohinj to Triglav in the north and far reaching vistas over the wooded hills of Primorska to the south-west.

Start/Finish – Štržišče  … Read the rest

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15. Krn – a mountain walk

06-Oct-2009

Walk 15 – Krn – a mountain walk, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Cows on the lowers slopes of Krn

Cows on the lowers slopes of Krn

One of our favourite mountain walks. Mt Krn stands a little apart from the other mountains of the Julian Alps and so a climb to its summit is rewarded with fine views over the Triglav National Park, and   … Read the rest

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11. The source of the River Soča and Vršič, Slovenia

29-Sep-2009

Walk 11 – from the source of the River Soča (Izvir Soce) to Vršič and back again, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Zapoden in the Soca Valley, Slovenia

Zapoden in the Soca Valley, Slovenia

Beginning at the source of the River Soča (almost a place of pilgrimage for many Slovenians) the walk soon climbs to a high-level traverse, offering stunning views over the Julian   … Read the rest

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10. Vršič mountain walk, Slovenia

29-Sep-2009

Walk 10 – from Vršić to Slemenova Špica, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Ajdovska Deklica, Vrsic Pass, Slovenia

Ajdovska Deklica, Vrsic Pass, Slovenia

The walk to Slemenova Špica is a wonderful introduction to mountain walking in the Julian Alps of Slovenia.  What this mountain lacks in height (1911m) is compensated for by it’s superb position and the views it affords to the nearby   … Read the rest

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7. Vrata, near Mojstrana, Slovenia

23-Sep-2009

Walk 7 – through Vrata from Aljažev Dom to Luknja, under the north face of Triglav, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Partisan memorial in Vrata, Slovenia

Partisan memorial in Vrata, Slovenia

The Vrata valley lies at the foot of Triglav’s great North Face and in this walk we explore from Aljažev Dom to Luknja, the high pass at the head of the valley.    … Read the rest

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6. Mountain walk to Viševnik, Julian Alps, Slovenia

22-Sep-2009

Walk 6 – a mountain walk to Viševnik from Rudno Polje (near Bled), from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Near Viševnik in the Julian Alps

Near Viševnik in the Julian Alps

Located off the main Triglav massif, Viševnik affords stunning views towards Slovenia’s highest summit and the eastern Julian Alps.

Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain

Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain

Start/Finish – Rudno Polje

Distance – 11.8km/7.3miles

Height gain – approx   … Read the rest

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