Articles associated with - Triglav

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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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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The Triglav National Park

17-Oct-2009

The Triglav National Park is the only national park in Slovenia and is named after the country’s highest peak, Triglav (2864m).

Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain

Triglav, Slovenia's highest mountain

The park is one of the oldest in Europe and it originally covered the Triglav Lakes Valley (aka the Seven Lakes Valley) area only. In 1981 its present day borders were defined and it now   … Read the rest

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Zlatorog

08-Oct-2009

A tale of Zlatorog, the mythical golden-horned chamois.

Zlatorog

Zlatorog

We have read many versions of this tale but it goes something like this –

Zlatorog’s realm was high on Triglav and his golden horns were the key to a great treasure to be found high on the mountain.

In the valley far below, a young hunter fell in love with   … 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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