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10 Highest Mountains in Slovenia

23-Nov-2009

All but one of Slovenia’s 10 highest peaks are to be found in the Julian Alps, within the boundary of the Triglav National Park, the sole exception being Grintovec, the highest mountain in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps.

Many of these great summits can be reached by the walker who has a head for heights and enjoys some easy scrambling. Some are   … Read the rest

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41. Podolševa and Govca

10-Nov-2009

Walk 41 – a walk from Podolševa to Govca on the Austrian border, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

The cave Potočka Zijavka

The cave Potočka Zijavka

One of our favourite walks! A wonderful mountain ridge walk with a 360degree panorama along the Austrian border.  The route also passes the cave Potoćka Zijavka where, in 1928 bones of the cave bear and tools   … Read the rest

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40. Slap Rinka, Logarska Dolina

10-Nov-2009

Walk 40 – a walk from Slap Rinka in Logarska Dolina, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

The Kamnik-Savinja Alps from above Slap Rinka

The Kamnik-Savinja Alps from above Slap Rinka

This walk explores Logarska Dolina beyond the road end, visiting Slap Rinka and the source of the Savinja River. Beyond here we climb up into a small amphitheatre of jagged peaks in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps.   … Read the rest

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39. Logarska Dolina

09-Nov-2009

Walk 39 – a walk in Logarska Dolina, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Logarska Dolina

Logarska Dolina

The valley of Logarska Dolina lies at the Upper Savinja Valley and is one of the most beautiful glacial valleys in Europe. Green pastures, woods and the mighty peaks of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps harmonise to form a perfect scene. Our walk leads you   … Read the rest

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38. Robanov Kot

08-Nov-2009

Walk 38 – a walk in Robanov Kot, near Luče, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Robanov Kot

Robanov Kot

The valley of Robanov Kot lies off the Upper Savinja Valley and is often bypassed by visitors eager to reach the neighbouring Logarska Dolina. The lack of a road means it is accessible to walkers only and, as a result, is   … Read the rest

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37. Kamniški Vrh

06-Nov-2009

Walk 37 – a walk on Kamniški Vrh, near Kamnik, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

On the summit ridge of Kamniški Vrh

On the summit ridge of Kamniški Vrh

Kamniški Vrh is a superb vantage point with views over the town of Kamnik and the surrounding countryside. Our circular route over the summit explores the sunny southern side of this mountain and is full of   … Read the rest

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36. Velika Planina

06-Nov-2009

Walk 36 – a walk on Velika Planina, from a Walking Guide to Slovenia.

Wooden shepherd houses on Velika Planina

Wooden shepherd houses on Velika Planina

One of Slovenia’s walking highlights! A day out on Velika Planina offers easy walking through the summer pastures and the herdsmen’s traditional wooden huts plus stunning views to the Kamniško-Savinjske Alps.

Start/Finish – Start at the Velika Planina Cable   … Read the rest

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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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Mountain huts in Slovenia

21-Oct-2009
Vodnikov Dom

Vodnikov Dom

There are over 170 mountain huts (dom or koča), shelters and bivouacs in Slovenia, operated by 94 mountain clubs, under the umbrella organisation of the Planinske zveze Slovenije (PZS) or Alpine Association of Slovenia. Whilst the shelters and bivouacs have no provisions, the mountain huts cater for all needs of the walker and mountaineer, a roof   … 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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