Many peaks of PROKLETIJE (BJESHKET E NEMUNA/DAMNED MOUNTAINS) mountain range are still unknown and undiscovered, specially the peaks placed in the central and highest part of that range, situated on the Albanian side. Prokletije hidden many beautifully and impressive peaks which are waiting to become discovered.
Maja Kokverhake (2508 m) belong to the group of peaks which are discovered recently. That peak is placed in the central part of Prokletije massif, in the neigbourhood of Maja Jezerce (2694 m), staying on it's N-NE side.
Maja Kokervhake is surrounded by many impressive peaks as are Maja Jezerce (2694 m), Maja Hekurave (2625 m), Maja Shnikut (2554 m)(Nikacki Vrh), Maja Radohines (2570 m), Maja Malisores (2490 m), Karanfili (2490 m), Maja Livades (2496 m), Maja Bojs (2461 m) and Scokista (2396 m). Also, it's neighbourhood is enriched by amazing valley of Buni Jezerce (on the N) in which are situated 6 mountain lakes.
Maja Kokervhake climbing route is a nice chance to discover of that still not well known peak. Ascent on the Maja Kokervhake offer enjoyment in many wild sceneries of Prokletije's nature. From the summit of Kokervhake you can admire in impressive outlook of surrounding peaks.
The summit of Maja Kokervhake (2508 m) offer many beautifully views and panoramas. Few from them are very impressive - view to Maja Jezerce (2694 m), to Maja Popluks (2569 m), to Maja Shnikut (2554 m), to Buni Jezerce Valley, to Maja Malisores (2490 m), to Karanfili (2490 m) peaks and to KOMOVI range in Montenegro.
S-SW: Maja Jezerce (2694 m)
SE: Maja Malisores (2490 m)
S: Maja Popluks (2569 m)
W: Maja Shnikut (2554 m)
NW: Maja Shkurt (2499 m), Karafili (2441 m, 2490 m, 2460 m), Maja Vukoces, Maja Lagojvet (2466 m), Maja Fortit (Forca, 2340 m), Scokista (2396 m), KOMOVI range - Kucki Kom (2487 m), Stari Vrh (2483 m), Ljevorijecki Kom (2469 m), Vasojevicki Kom (2461 m), Rogamski Vrh (2303 m), Bavani (2252 m), Suvovrh
N: Buni Jezerce valley
E: Maja Kokervhake (2508 m)
Getting ThereApproaching to Maja Kokervhake (2508 m) you can choose between the two approaches - from Montenegro and from Albania. The approach from Montenegro is more convinient.
Gusinje - Vusanje - Ropojana Valley - Zastan hut - Buni e Jezerce valley - Qafa Vogl - Maja Kokervhake (2508 m)
Gateway to PROKLETIJE and Maja Bojs (2461 m) are Plav town and Gusinje town and Ropojana Valley. Information how to get there:
~To Beograd (Belgrade, Serbia&Montenegro capital) airport. Than with plane to Podgorica, capital of Montenegro, or with bus or car to Plav town.
~To Podgorica airport. Than with bus or car to Plav town and after to Gusinje town.
Information about flights find on the sites of JAT Airways, a former Yugoslav airlines, or on Montenegro Airlines.
~Beograd (Belgrade)-Bijelo Polje. Than with bus or with car (rent a car) to Plav and Gusinje.
~Beograd (Belgrade)-Kraljevo-Novi Pazar-Plav-Gusinje.
Gusinje town and Plav town (in Montenegro) are the main destinations you would head first. In Gusinje you can buy everything (food, shampoo, soap, clothes,... and many other things), all what you need for few days of trekking and climbing inside of Prokletije massif.
From Gusinje town you can go deeper in Prokletije massif through the Ropojana Valley (with entry permit of montenegrin and albanian police which you get in police station in Gusinje town).
1. S-SW approach (by car):
-Tirana (Albania capital-Mother Teresa International Airport)-Shkoder: 116 km, asphalt road.
-Koplik accross the Qafa Thores pass (important connection between major glacial valleys, Boge north, Shala south, Valbona east, and gateway for the Thethi valley: 80 km of macadam road. Very difficult road for driving.
-Thethi Valley-Qafa e Pejes pass-Maja Kokervhake (2508 m)
2. Qafa Shilahut pass (Shkoder-Prizren road), then turn left for Fjerze, over the bridge accross the Drin river to Bajram Curri and further till Valbone at the end of the Valbone valley. Qafa Shilahut-Valbone: 80 km of macadam road.
If you are approaching Maja Kokervhake (2508 m) from Montenegro, you can stay in Ropojanski Zastan hut on the end of Ropojana Valley, near Montenegrin/Albanian border. Ask in Gusinje town and in Plav town for getting the key of that hut. If you approaching Maja Kokervhake from Albania, you can freely use your tent in Boga Valley, Thethi Valley and also inside the massif of Albanian Prokletije, at the foot of Maja Kokervhake.