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Počki Vrh
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Počki Vrh

 
Počki Vrh

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: MORAČKE PLANINE, Montenegro, Europe

Object Title: Počki Vrh

Elevation: 6572 ft / 2003 m

 

Page By: vvujisic

Created/Edited: May 23, 2010 / May 26, 2010

Object ID: 623617

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Overview

 
Počki Vrh & Zagradac (Kapa Moračka)
Počki Vrh & Zagradac

MORAČKE PLANINE (MORACA MOUNTAINS) range is placed in central part of Montenegro. From SINJAJEVINA range, Moračke Planine are separated by Morača Canyon where Morača river flows.

In the northern part of Moračke Planine is placed Počki Vrh (2003 m). That beautiful peak with its impressive NW wall dominate above the valley which separate Moračke Planine from Sinjajevina range. Počki Vrh with its 4 summits represent the closest eastern neighbour of Kapa Moračka, the highest peak of Moračke Planine range. On its western side, Počki Vrh is connected with Zagradac peak (Kapa Moračka) by pass. Also, Počki Vrh is placed on the N from Stožac massif and on the NW from Tali and Lukanje Čelo.

Even not so high, Počki Vrh attrack the attention of everyone who approaching this peak from its western or northern side, because from these sides you can admire very beautiful outlook and impressive wall of Počki Vrh.

You can approach to Počki Vrh from its eastern side, from the road Mioska-Boan-Šavnik, or from its western side, from Nikšić town-Bojovića Bare-Kapetanovo Jezero lake.

If you want to climb 4 summits of Počki Vrh, you should reach its first summit crossing from Kapa Moračka (Zagradac summit, 2217 m). After that you can continue your ridge tour to second, third and fourth summit. Počki Vrh summit ridge is exposed, so full attention is necessary.

Getting There

 
Počki Vrh summit view
Počki Vrh summit view to Sinjajevina range
 
Počki Vrh
Počki Vrh
 
Počki Vrh & Zagradac (Kapa Moračka) above Velje Duboko village
Above Velje Duboko village
 
Kapa Moračka Map
Počki Vrh area
 
Tali & Počki Vrh
 
 
Počki Vrh & Zagradac (Kapa Moračka)
 

By plane:
The closest airport is the one in Podgorica (70km away).
If you are planning to come via Serbia, you can use the Belgrade (Beograd) Airport in Beograd (Belgrade) city, capital of Serbia and Montenegro.
Information about flights and tickets on JAT Airways web page.

By train:
Beograd - Bar (Bar - Beograd) railway passes through Mojkovac and Kolasin. Then by car or taxi from Kolasin to Podgorica - Nikšić - Nikšićka Župa - Morakovo - Zagrad village - Oblatno village - Bare Bojovića

By Bus:

From Beograd (Belgrade):
Beograd (Belgrade) - Cacak - Uzice - Zlatibor - Nova Varos - Prijepolje - Bijelo Polje - Mojkovac - Kolasin
Then by car or taxi from Kolasin to Podgorica - Nikšić - Nikšićka Župa - Morakovo - Zagrad village - Oblatno village - Bare Bojovića

From Podgorica:
Podgorica - Kolasin
Then by car or taxi from Kolasin to Podgorica - Nikšić - Nikšićka Župa - Morakovo - Zagrad village - Oblatno village - Bare Bojovića

For the bus tickets and informations about but lines see Belgrade Bus Station page.

By car:

From Beograd (Belgrade):
Beograd (Belgrade) - Cacak - Uzice - Zlatibor - Nova Varos - Prijepolje - Bijelo Polje - Mojkovac - Kolasin - Podgorica - Nikšić - Nikšićka Župa - Morakovo - Zagrad village - Oblatno village - Bare Bojovića

From Podgorica:
Podgorica - Kolasin - Gornje Lipovo - Klisura (1189 m)

- Mojkovac - Kolasin road goes from the E side of the Moraca Mountains
- Mojkovac - Djurdjevica Tara road goes from the NE side of the Moraca Mountains
- Djurdjevica Tara - Savnik road start from the NW side of the Moraca Mountains (lower quality of the road)
- Savnik - Kolasin goes on the SW side of the Moraca Mountains

You should drive along the central Montenegrin highway, which connects the seaside to the towns: Cetinje - Podgorica - Kolasin - Mojkovac - Bijelo Polje; and goes on to Serbia (Belgrade city). This road is passable during most part of the year. It is closed only in case of abundant snowing or great rockslides. The landscape along the highway is particularly picturesque in the segment of the Moraca River Canyon between Podgorica and Kolasin. This part of the canyon is called “Platije”. The highway is built along the edge of the narrow canyon. Thus, you can enjoy in observing the beautiful contrast between steep, dark cliffs and light, green river, while round, white peaks of Bjelasica glow in the distance. At moments, this beauty becomes scary!

From Podgorica you can also take the village road for Kolasin. It goes across Lijeva Rijeka, Verusa and Matesevo. One part of it goes along the Tara River, which in this area is like a small, gentle and playful spring. The road is narrow, but in good condition. From the north, you will reach Kolašin if you take the highway that passes through Mojkovac. If you are coming from the east you should go across Andrijevica through Matesevo to arrive to Kolasin. You will be surprised by the difference in the landscape of the northern and the southern access to Kolasin. Unlike the south, the vegetation in the north is more lush, green and soft.

If you travel by car you will not depend on local bus routes. Buses are quite regular along the main roads, but if going by bus you will not enjoy as much in beautiful rural landscapes. In particular, the recommendation is that you do not take a bus in winter snowy days. It is better to rely on the train then, because roads might be impassable.

Camping

The most optimal place for camping is near the Kapetanovo Jezero lake. Here you can freely put your tent and create your base camp. Also, you can choose from many placed on the mountain to create a base camp. Finally, you can use empty shepherd's lodges for stay inside.

 Kapetanovo Jezero (Captain s...
Kapetanovo Jezero lake

Weather Info

Before you visiting Moračke Planine range and Počki Vrh peak, check the Meteo Info for Nikšić town.

Red Tape

No extra fees.
Usual rules of behaviour for NP's do apply.

Images

Počki Vrh & Zagradac (Kapa Moračka)Počki Vrh summit viewTali & Počki VrhPočki VrhPočki Vrh & Zagradac (Kapa Moračka) above Velje Duboko villagePočki VrhPočki Vrh & Zagradac (Kapa Moračka)