0. General: 1108m (Tamar) or 650m (Log) to 2376m, partly marked and secured rock route. The upper 700m not marked, ex secured route, steel ropes and pegs unreliable. UIAA I-II. 1. Effort: 1500m (from Tamar) or 1720m (from Log), 5-6h. 2. Power: 3 - medium. 3. Psyche: 4 - hard (exposed, bad rock, rockfall danger). 4. Orientation: 3 - medium (you need some care just before entering the W face).
Kotova spica and its routes
See the main page how to reach the joint point (1680m) at the end of Koritnica. One option is from Planica valley, via Kotovo sedlo (saddle), the other one is from Log pod Mangartom through Koritnica valley.
On the upper part of screes the marked path turns left (towards bivouac), but we turn on an easy shelf towards right. Behind the edge we turn up and ascend by the left side of a ravine. Somewhere in the middle we notice steel ropes which lead us towards right (a long and very exposed crossing) - just to the wall. Ropes are very unsafe, just every peg is unstable! Above all, the ledge is narrow, covered with round stones and the rock is bad. On the other side we continue upwards and then diagonally towards left on the notch (also by a help of steel ropes). It all shows how this secured route was destroyed by avalanches. From the notch to the summit it's easier. The route mainly follows the ridge there's only one harder vertical step which we avoid by a narrow ledge towards right (very exposed).
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