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NW ridge
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NW ridge

 
NW ridge

Page Type: Route

Location: Karavanke/Karawanken, Austria/Slovenia, Europe

Lat/Lon: 46.50720°N / 13.95260°E

Object Title: NW ridge

Route Type: Scramble and hiking

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: Walk-up

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Page By: Bor

Created/Edited: Oct 25, 2005 / Oct 25, 2005

Object ID: 167264

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Approach


From the main road, through the village Belca, then you continue with your car over the macadam road to the crossing and where the marked route starts. There you park your car.


Route Description


You are continue over the marked route through the nice forest, you can also reach the border between Slovenia and Austria over the macadam road. You will come together on the meadow Jepca (around 1600m).

Then you continue over the marked route and you start walking thourgh the dwarf pine. Somewhere you have to climb a bit. When you come below the last steep slope of Kepa you come on the open terrain and you ascend in big turnings over the whole slope. Just below the upper ridge (S ridge) you turn to the right and you reach the summit of Kepa over the south ridge.

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You descend by the same route.

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Essential Gear


Good hiking shoes.

Miscellaneous Info


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Images

The NW-W slope of Kepa, where...