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HPO-Croatian mountaineering tour

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Croatian mountaineering tour

Croatian Mountaineering tour (Hrvatska planinarska obilaznica-HPO) is a principal and also the most popular hiking detour in Croatia.
Croatian Mountaineering ring was prepared by the Commission for the hiking paths of Croatian mountaineering association (Hrvatski planinarski savez-HPS), and opened on 14 May 2000. the commemoration of 125th anniversary of organized mountain climbing in Croatia.

Peak Dinara
Peak Dinara (1831m) Summit of Croatia

Checkpoints Croatian mountaineering tour

The tour has 151 control points, which are grouped into 20 areas. Changing the importance of some mountain points subsequently may add new control points, a notice published in the journal "Croatian mountaineer" and on the web HPS.
HPO checkpoints are the most attractive Croatian peaks, a single point of control that are not peaks are Alpinistička collection of Regional Museum in Ogulin and Horvat's steps on Medvednica.When visiting checkpoints should take daily HPO, ink-pads, and the camera. The required number of control points for each area was entered with the name of the region, and chooses them as desired. This number is 1-4 checkpoint in one area.

1st SLAVONIJA - 2 checkpoints
1. Krndija - top Kapovac (790 m)
2. Papuk - top Lapjak (667 m)
3. Papuk - top Ivacka head(Ivačka glava) (913 m)
4. Papuk - peak Češljakovački height(Češljakovački vis) (825 m)
5. Papuk - Petrov vrh (614 m)
6. Psunj - top Brezovo field(Brezovo polje) (984 m)
7. Dilj gora - top Blockhouse(Čardak)(421 m)
8. Požeška gora - top Maksimov oak(Maksimov hrast) (614 m)
9. Papuk - Black top(Crni vrh)(865 m)

2nd MOSLAVAČKA GORA I BILOGORA - 1 checkpoint
1. Moslavačka gora - top Vis (444 m)
2. Bilogora - Stankov peak(Stankov vrh) (309 m)

3rd CROATIAN(HRVATSKO) ZAGORJE I MEĐIMURJE - 3 checkpoints
1. Međimurske hills (Međimurske gorice) - top Mohokos (344 m)
2. Kalnik - peak Vranilac (642 m)
3. Ivanščica - Lubenjak Big Top(Veliki Lubenjak) (590 m)
4. Ivanščica - peak Ivanščica (1060 m)
5. Ivanščica - Oštrcgrad (746 m)
6. Ravna Gora - top (pyramid, 680 m)
7. Strahinjščica - top Sušec (846 m)
8. Cesargradska gora - top Japica (509 m)
9. Ivanščica - top Čevo (562 m)

4th MEDVEDNICA - 2 checkpoints
1. Grohot - top (492 m)
2. Lipa - top (709 m)
3. Horvat's 500 steps
4. Sljeme - top (1033 m)
5. Medvedgrad (579 m)
6. Stone svati(Kameni svati) - top (482 m)

5th SAMOBORSKO HIGHLANDS(GORJE) - 2 checkpoints
1. Okić - top (499 m)
2. Plešivica - top (779 m)
3. Oštrc - top (752 m)
4. Japetić - top (879 m)
5. Noršićka Plešivica - top (721 m) or Large Lovnik(Veliki Lovnik) - top (737 m)

6th ŽUMBERAČKA GORA - 1 checkpoint
1. Tuščak - hill (585 m)
2. Zečak - top (795 m)
3. Pliješ - top (977 m)
4. Sveta Gera - Top (1178 m)
5. Ječmište - top (976 m)

7th KARLOVAC POKUPLJE, KORDUN I BANOVINA - 1 checkpoint
1. Watermill(Vodenica) - top (538 m)
2. Vinica - top (321 m)
3. Martinščak - top (346 m)
4. Petrova Gora - top Petrovac (512 m)
5. Hrastovička gora - top Cepeliš (415 m)

8th GORSKI KOTAR - southern part - 4 checkpoints
1. Ogulin (323 m) - Regional Museum - a collection of mountain climbing
2. Klek - Top (1181 m)
3. White hair(Bijela kosa) - top (1289 m)
4. Javorova hair(Javorova kosa) - top (1015 m)
5. Bjelolasica - top the Tower (1534 m)
6. Samarske rocks(Samarske stijene) - top (1302 m)
7. White rocks(Bijele stijene) - top (1335 m)
8. Kolovratske rocks(Kolovratske stijene) - top (1090 m)
9. Zagradski peak(Zagradski vrh) (1187 m)
10. Viševica - top (1428 m)
11. Burni Bitoraj - Bitoraj peak (1386 m)
12. Kobiljak - Kobiljak Big top(Veliki Kobiljak) (1119 m)
13. Medviđak - top (1027 m)
14. Tuhobić - top (1109 m)

9th GORSKI KOTAR - northern part- 3 checkpoints
1. Okrugljak - top (886 m)
2. Bra top-(Špičasti vrh) (702 m)
3. Skradski peak(Skradski vrh) (1043 m)
4. Drgomalj - top Big Drgomalj(Veliki Drgomalj) (1154 m)
5. Rudnik - top (1052 m)
6. Risnjak - top (1528 m)
7. Snježnik - top (1505 m)
8. Jelenc - top (1442 m)
9. Crni Vrh (1335 m)
10. Hummel(Fratar) - top (1353 m)
11. Hoop(Obruč) - top (1376 m)
12. Kamenjak - top (837 m)

10th ISTRA - 2 checkpoints
1. Ćićarija - peak Žbevnica (1014 m)
2. Ćićarija - peak Orljak (1106 m)
3. Ćićarija - Županj top(Županj vrh) (1138 m)
4. Ćićarija - top Large Planik(Veliki Planik) (1272 m)
5. Učka - top Knezgrad (612 m)
6. Učka - peak Vojak (1396 m)
7. Učka - top Sisol (835 m)

11th NORTHERN VELEBIT - 3 checkpoints
1. Senjsko any(Senjsko bilo) - top Jadičev Plan (1416 m)
2. Gromovača - top (1676 m)
3. Balinovac - top (1602 m)
4. Large Zavižanski Pivčevac(Veliki Zavižanski Pivčevac) - top (1676 m)
5. Mali Rajinac - top (1699 m)
6. Gromovača - top (1676 m)
7. Krajačev kuk - top (1659 m)
8. Goalkeeper kuk - top (1676 m)
9. Hajdučki kukovi - top Golubic (1650 m) or Kuk (1649m)
10. Large Kozjak(Veliki kozjak) - top (1629 m)
11. Korenski peak(Korenski vrh)(1101 m), near Kuterevo

12th MIDDLE VELEBIT - 2 checkpoints
1. Zečjak - top (1622 m)
2. Šatorina - top (1622 m)
3. Laktin peak(Laktin vrh) (1504 m)
4. Budakovo hill(Budakovo brdo) - top (1317 m)
5. Bačić kuk - top (1304 m)
6. Kiza - top (1274 m)
7. Ljubičko hill(Ljubičko brdo) - top (1320 m)
8. Metla - top (1288 m)
9. Velinac - top (965 m)

13th SOUTH VELEBIT - 3 checkpoints
1. Large Sadikovac(Veliki Sadikovac) - top (1286 m)
2. Big Chair(Veliki Stolac) - top (1406 m)
3. Visočica - top (1615 m)
4. Thick hip (Debeli kuk) - top (1269 m)
5. Bojinac - top Bojin kuk (1110 m)
6. Vaganski peak(Vaganski vrh) (1757 m)
7. Sacred Hill(Sveto brdo) - top (1751 m)
8. Vlach town(Vlaški grad) - top (1383 m)
9. Anića kuk - top (712 m)
10. Crnopac - top (1402 m)

14th LIKA - 1 checkpoint
1. Plješevica - peak Ozeblin (1657 m)
2. Medvjeđak - top Sharp Medvjeđak(Oštri Medvjeđak) (884 m) near Plitvička lakes(Plitvička jezera)
3. Poštak - top (1425 m)
4. Kremen - top (1590 m)
5. Zir - top (850 m)

15th ADRIATIC ISLANDS - NORTHERN PART - a control point
1. Krk - top Obzova (569 m)
2. Cres - top Sis (639 m)
3. Losinj - Osorščica - top Sv. Mikula (557 m)
4. Rab - top Kamenjak (408 m)
5. Pag - the top of St. Vitus(Sveti Vid) (348 m)

16th ADRIATIC ISLANDS - SOUTHERN PART - 2 checkpoints
1. Ugljan - top Šćah (286 m)
2. Pašman - top Large Bokolj(Veliki Bokolj) (274 m)
3. Long Island(Dugi otok) - peak Orljak (270 m)
4. Šolta - top Large Guard(Vela straža) (237 m)
5. Brač - top Vidova gora (780 m)
6. Hvar - top Sv. Nikola (626 meters)
7. Vis - top Hum (587 m) - mark in the chapel of Sts. Spirit
8. Korčula - top Kom (508 m)
9. Lastovo - top Sozanj (231 m)
10. Mljet - top Large town(Velji grad)(514 m)

17th DALMATIAN SIDE - Dinara and even a checkpoint
1. Dinara - peak Dinara (Sinjal, 1831 m)
2. Promina - peak Čavnovka (1147 m)
3. Svilaja - peak Svilaja (1508 m)
4. Kamešnica - top Glavas (1308 m)
5. Shallots(Kozjak)(near Kijevo) - top Bat (1206 m)
6. Dinara - peak Badanj (1281 m)

18th DALMATIA - 2 checkpoints
1. Trtar - top Krtolin (503 m) or top Orlovača (494 m)
2. Shallots(Kozjak) - top Biranj (631 m)
3. Shallots(Kozjak) - top St. George(Sveti Jure)(676 m)
4. Mosor - peak Ljubljan (1262 m)
5. Mosor - top Veliki Kabal (1339 m)
6. Mosor - top Kozik-St. George (Sveti Jure)(1319 m)
7. Omiška Dinara - top the Tower(Kula) (863 m)
8. Mosor - top Thick hill(Debelo brdo) (1044 m)
9. Vilaja - Black Top(Crni vrh) (739 m)

19th BIOKOVO AND ZAGORA - 3 checkpoints
1. Miletnjak (Šćirovac) - top (1619 m)
2. Sv. Jure - top (1762 m)
3. Veliki Šibenik - top (1467 m)
4. St. Elijah(Sveti Ilija) - top (1642 m)
5. Rilić - Sutvid (Large Chapel)(Velika kapela) - top (1158 m)
6. Rilić - St. Elijah(Sveti Ilija)(773 m)
7. Vošac - top (1421 m)
8. Kimet - top (1536 m)
9. Rilić - Drveničke Stine - top Sokolić (788 m)
10. Matokit - top Sveti Rok (1062 m)

20th DUBROVNIK AREA - a control point
1. Pelješac - the Snake hill(Zmijino brdo) - St. Elijah(Sveti Ilija) (960 m)
2. Sniježnica - St. Elijah(Sveti Ilija)
Map HPO
Map HPO (20 areas)

Diary hiking tour

Interested hikers can log HPO order or buy it at the Croatian Mountaineering Association. Diary can be ordered through the web store HPS , phone, fax, letter or e-mail, and COD.
Hiker is required upon receipt of the diary to enter your personal information in legible capital letters and attach a photo.
Diary HPO
Diary HPO

Proving tour

Visit checkpoints HPO proves the printed stamps in the log-HPO or photographs.
Commission for the hiking paths of HPS in most of the peaks set up the metal seals. For the stamping of such marks should be brought to the ink pad. Besides metal stamps, and all are recognized trademarks which are the control points (if the tip seal is in a remote mountain lodge, can not be admitted as evidence of visits to the top!). If there is no trademark or mountaineer wants to, a visit to the checkpoint can be demonstrated and a photo of hikers to identify the point marked with an altitude or a uniquely identifiable object in the checkpoint (TV Tower, the Pyramids, a chapel, etc.). In one photo should be no more than four people, a hiker must clearly identify (to be recorded without a hat and sunglasses).

Acknowledgments HPO

HPO has six degrees of recognition:
• For a bronze badge to visit the required control points from 10 areas and a total of at least 25 checkpoints. A visitor to your liking, choose the area and need for control points within them.
• Forsilver badge should be required to visit the control points from 15 areas and a total of 50 checkpoints. The only mandatory item for a silver badge is Dinara, a tour of the photograph shows the top (the mark was not enough!).
• For a gold badge to visit the 75 control points (control points required from all 20 areas and other KT of your choice).
• For special recognition should go around 100 checkpoints (the conditions for a gold badge and a further 25 control points of your choice).
• For high recognition should go around 125 checkpoints (the conditions for special recognition and a 25 kt of your choice).
• For the most recognition to go around 150 checkpoints (the conditions for the high award and another 25 checkpoints of their own choosing).
When becomes eligible for the award, a mountaineer to the journal and photos sent to HPS (Kozarčeva 22, 10000 Zagreb). Commission for the hiking paths of HPS will be reviewed daily and within 15 days to assign the appropriate recognition, and if there are uncertainties, require additional explanation.In particular, high and highest award delivered in mid-December at a ceremony prepared by the Commission for the hiking paths of HPS.

Guides and maps

Log checkpoints are described in the guide "Croatia mountain tour" and "Mountaineering guide in Croatia" Alan Čaplar and in other mountain guides. When selecting the approach can help mountain maps and maps published by the national parks, nature parks, tourist boards, descriptions and sketches in the newspapers, the local bypass, the journal "Croatian mountaineer," on the Internet, etc. The list of control points and plenty of practical information can be found at Croatian peaks.
http://www.plsavez.hr/info/hrvatski-vrhovi/
Guide HPO
Guide HPO

Notes detours

Croatian Mountaineering beltway goes around at your own risk, while respecting the rules of safe stay in the mountains. Use the instructions from the mountain guide for the safe movement of the marked paths to KT. Although some KT possible road access, the car must be left at the foot of the mountain or in a convenient place on the mountain and KT tour on foot, because this mountain bypass. Hiker must personally visit KT, otherwise violates the rules and principles of mountaineering ethics.

Images

HPO sign

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