PROKLETIJE (BJESHKET E NEMUNA) mountain range hidden still many beautifully and impressive peaks and the group of the peaks which are waiting to become finally discovered. One of them is for sure impressive Maja Radohines (2570 m), one of the most important, most beautiful and most impressive group of Prokletije range. Preciselly, "Radohines" is the name for the group of the peaks and also for their heighest one - Maja Radohines.
The highest peaks of the Radohines Group are:
Maja Radohines (2570 m)
Maja Tat (2543 m)
Maja Visens (2517 m)
Maja Reshkulit (2496 m)
Maja Kuc (2438 m)
Radohines group is placed in the W-SW part of PROKLETIJE (BJESHKET E NEMUNA) range, on the Albanian side of Prokletije range.
Maja Radohines is surrounded by many impressive peaks and giants of Prokletije range as are Maja Jezerce (2694 m), Maja Hekurave/Maja Grek e Hapt (2625 m), Maja Popluks (2569 m), Maja Briaset (2567 m), Maja Shnikut (2554 m)(Nikacki Vrh), Maja Radohines (2570 m), Maja Livades (2496 m), Maja Malisores (2490 m), Karanfili (2490 m), Maja Bojs (2461 m) and Scokista (2396 m). Also, it's neighbourhood is enriched by amazing beauty of the Thethi Valley on its E-SE side.
Maja Radohines climbing route is a nice chance to discover western part of Prokletije massif. Ascent on the peaks of Radohines group offer enjoyment in many impressive sceneries of Prokletije's beauty. From the summits of Radohines group you can admire in impressive outlook of the highest peaks of Prokletije range.
The summit of Maja Radohines (2508 m) offer many beautifully views and panoramas. Few from them are very impressive - view to Maja Jezerce (2694 m), to Maja Hekurave (2625 m, Maja Gruk e Hapt), to Maja Popluks (2569 m), to Maja Briaset (2567 m), to Maja Shnikut (2554 m), to Thethi Jezerce Valley, to Maja Rosit (2524 m), to Maja Livades (2496 m), to Maja Shkurt (2499 m), to Karanfili (2490 m), to Maja Bojs (2461 m) and to Maja Scokistes (2396 m).
NE: Maja Jezerce (2694 m), Maja Rosit (2524 m), Maja Bojs (2461 m), Maja Scokistes (2396 m)
E: Maja Hekurave/Maja Gruk e Hapt (2525 m), Maja Popluks (2569 m), Maja Briaset (2567 m)
N: Maja Shnikut (2554 m), Maja Shkurt (2499 m), Maja Lagojvet (2466 m), Karanfili (2490 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
W: Maja Livades (2496 m)
E-SE: Thethi Valley
Approaching to Maja Radohines (2570 m) you can choose between the two approaches - from Montenegro and from Albania. The approach from Montenegro is more convinient, but that is a longer way in comparation with the route from Thethi Valley in Albania.
Gusinje - Vusanje - Ropojana Valley - Zastan hut - Buni e Jezerce valley - Qafa Vogl - Maja Radohines (2570 m)
Gateway to PROKLETIJE and Maja Radohines (2570 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, beverages, 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 Radohines (2570 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 Radohines (2570 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 Radohines from Albania, you can freely use your tent in Thethi Valley at the foot of Maja Radohines.