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Normal approach

Normal approach

Normal approach

Page Type: Route

Location: Julian Alps, Slovenia, Europe

Lat/Lon: 46.70000°N / 13.81000°E

Object Title: Normal approach

Route Type: Climbing UIAA III/II

Time Required: A long day

Difficulty: Walk-up and climbing

Route Quality: 
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Page By: Bor

Created/Edited: Feb 22, 2005 / Feb 22, 2005

Object ID: 164076

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A normal route on Rusica starts in village Gozd Martuljek from where you drive through Gozd Martuljek. Somewhere in the middle of Gozd Martuljek you turn left on the macadam road over fields. Soon you come in the forest and you drive car by a nice macadam route to the altitude around 1000m where you park.

Route Description

Then you follow a marked macadam road for bivouac under Spik. On the firsr crossing you turn right and start walking on a nice cart track. When the cart track ends you follow nice route which is marked with rocky signpost. In about 2 hours you come to the ridge on altitude around 1700m. You follow a route which leads on the main ridge of Rusica and Rigljica. Soon you start climbing and you must climb some places around UIAA III and IV. You must find the easiest passage. From start of climbing you come to the summit of Rigljica in about 2-3 hours. From Rigljica you can climb to summit of Rusica in about one hour over airy ridge of UIAA II.

Essential Gear

Good hiking shoes and whole climbing equipment.

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...View on the climbers that...The first climbing part on...Somewhere in the middle I am...Last part of the face below...