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Via Dinarica

Page Type: Route

Location: Albania/Bosnia and Herzegovina/Croatia/Montenegro/Slovenia, Europe

Lat/Lon: 42.44000°N / 19.81000°E

Object Title: Via Dinarica

Route Type: Hiking, Mountaineering

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Time Required: Expedition

Difficulty: Varies

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Created/Edited: Jul 29, 2011 / Dec 20, 2013

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Overview - Introduction

Dinaric Alps

Via Dinarica is a virtual project of a long-distance trail, a personal suggestion based on my years-long exerience, of a trail that passes through the most attractive mountain areas of the Central Belt of the Dinaric Alps, spanning Slovenian/Italian town of Nova Gorica/Gorizia with Albanian Shkodër (Scutari) and passing through 5 Western Balkan countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Albania).

Via Dinarica is a trail that in many of its sections connects or follows more already existing local trails and mountain paths. In some areas where a practical connection does not exist I have tried to present you the most practical (and attractive) options to walk from one mountain area to the next one. There, where a description of a section (or a part of it) exists on SP, a link to that SP page has been specified.

The main aim of a long-distance trail (transverzal) is that one visits some of the most interesting parts and attractions in a mountain chain by using one single (usually) marked trail.

The tradition of mountaineering trails (transversals) in countries that are located in the Dinaric mountains is several decades long. But with the breakdown of former Yugoslavia some of these long-distance hiking trails ceased to exist, for the reason that the most of hiking routes remainded in now separate states, separated by new borderlines, or in some cases separated by lethal mine fields – dark remnants of recent war activities in some areas.

Mostly due to crisis and conflicts in the region if u look at the map of trans-european or international walking trails/pathways (Wiki – European Long Distance Paths or European Ramblers’ Association) you could easily notice a big „black spot“ in the Region of South-eastern Europe (Western Balkans where the Dinaric Alps are spreading) poorly covered with international/European long distance trails.

This is pitty, because the Dinaric Alps is an area of specific beauty, atractivity and diversity; from deep vast woods, pastures, blossoming meadows, endemic species and relicts, rugged carstic landscapes and attractive morphological forms, sea-views from top of the mountains to the blue Adriatic Sea and its numerous islands and beautifull sunsets, deep river canyons with blue-green water and numerous travertine waterfalls; here u could pass by alpine landscapes with alpine-like villages, from mediterannean-type of settlements to oriental towns, all with its medieval castles and fortresses, churches and monasteries of three main European religions – Roman-catholic, Ortodox or Islamic.


Via Dinarica – Highlights
Karstic features (dolinas, poljas, caves, underground streams …)
Variety of land features – some of the most rugged terrains in Europe, rocky peaks, rounded forested mountains, highland pastures
Sea views (islands, sunsets..) along the mountain trail
Deep river canyons
Preserved forests
Biodiversity (endemic species of flora and fauna, large carnivore habitats)
Hikers-friendly, welcoming local people
Natural and Cultural heritage (national parks and other protected areas, archaeological sites, historical locations)
Diverse cultural zones – Central European, Mediterannean, Dinaric, Oriental-Ottoman, Balkan
Cultural and religious crossroads – Roman-Catholic – Eastern Ortodox – Muslim-Islamic


Personal note

On many ocasions during the past decade, on my hiking tours of Dinaric Alps especially in Montenegro and Bosnia&Herzegovina I was telling to local mountaineers that I am working on a virtual project of an interstate hiking trail that would pass through all lenght of Dinaric Alps from Italy/Slovenia to northern Albania, and talking to them about some details about the name of he trail I have chosen - namely Via Dinarica, about specific sections, exloring personally possible detours (because of present borderlines and mine fields etc.) by hiking them personally. Additionally, in 2006. on local SP forum I also wrote (Link to SRB-CG-BIH-SLO-HR-MAK Team) about transversal hiking route from Nova Gorica (Slovenia) to Maja Jezerce (Albania) and thanked one SP member about information on one new eco-lodge which would fit perfectly along Via Dinarica route.

In 2011 I saw that some organizations in the Region were talking about „the new project“ that was almost a copy-paste of what was I announcing publicly years before, including the exact name for the project, the name I had made up from my head years before and with specific logic and reason. I wrote to this organization that „someone in their rows“ has taken this idea from me but received not even a polite answer from them, despite they are official structures. Of course I did not have intention of establishing copyrights on Via Dinarica and its name because I find such ideas only a benefit for the all, but I find their act was not correct. I am writing you this for you will encounter a parallel Via Dinarica on the Internet, to know what is this all about. Now, lately I am very happy that this "parallel" Via Dinarica has received very official shape and strong popular support (including mine ;)), for the benefit of all us admirers of these magic mountains.

Dinaric Alps
Map of Via Dinarica long-distance trail

The Name and Logo

Dinaric Alps
Why the Name? The term Dinaric is an English subjective which coud be easily Latinized, like has been done with Via Alpina. And what is more logical than to name this continuation of Via Alpina in SE direction (which is Via Dinarica) in the same manner. During Roman times more major Roman roads (“via”) passes over these areas (Roman provinces of Dalmatia an Pannonia). By the way, Latin language was strongly rooted along all eastern Adriatic coast up to late 18th and 19th centuries (Latin language was one of official languages of Croatian Parialment until 1847. !).

Logo This self-made logo combines sharp and rounded shapes, both common in the diverse mountains of Dinaric Alps, as well as green color of its vegetation turning into blue at the bottom which talks about connections of Dinaric Alps to neighboring blue Adriatic Sea and with deep river canyons and mountain lakes you can find across this mountain chain.

Trail Concept

The basic route of Via Dinarica is created for ideal conditions, like if there were no state borders (which we hope one day will be removed) or mine fields (hope that this problem will be solved in a near future, too). Untill that 'happier time' comes few detours (alternatives) have been explored and recommended in the following Sections Overview. Sections are set up to connect two interesting points along the trail; many times those points are major summits and settlements or appropriate places for overnight accomodation of any type (a settlement, mountain hut, bivouac, camping ground). It take you from 2 to 7 hours to walk each section over. So a person in average physical condition could walk at least one section a day, and depending on other conditions even more of them (2, 3 sections).
Also, the intention is that the trail passes through a larger settlement in a period of every 4-7 days of walk so that a hiker can take supplies there, and use other services he is in the need of.

Practical Information

Markations
Markings - Knafelc marks on Kremen mt.

Most used way for marking mountain trails in the Region (used in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia&Herzegovina and Montenegro) is Knefeljc´s Marking (Knefeljcova markacija) a round marking - red ring with a white circle in the middle, diam 12 - 15 cm. In addition to round, the horizontal markings could be used to, or other variation of red and white (the red tape between the two which one is white, then the directional road signs - the red arrows at the crossroads and the signpost). Some sections are still unmarked, some of the easy to pass because they follow old shepherds routes, while on the others u have to use more orientational skills (those sections are mostly rated as Very Dififcult).

Where to stay – accommodation

Mountain houses, huts, bivouacs and shelters (owned by mountaineering clubs or private)
There are many mountain houses, huts, bivouacs and shelters along the Trail; the most frequent are on Croatian and Slovenian Sections and less on Bosnian&Herzegovian, Montenegrin and Albanian. Mountain accommodation objects in Bosnia & Herzegovina are not so infrequent but the most of them are key-locked and could be open only upon previous request from a mounttaineering club that takes care about it, which can be a problem if you are on a multi-day hike. More mountain houses along the trail that are closed in winter time have so called “winter room”, a small room, usually with a modest number of beds, that can be entered freely in a period when the main object is not open.
Other accommodation in mountains
In mountain areas without a long tradition of mountain club´s huts like in Montenegro or Albania (but also in other countries) a different kind of accommodation is being developed, lately. So called Eco katuns, , despite they work on more profitable basis, offer good quality and cheap accommodation together with possibilities to try a locally food specialties or even try some of the other organized activities in the area (rafting, jeep-safari ctc.)
Camping and “wild Camping”
More and more camping sites are being established in the area but on many parts of Dinaric trail and Dinaric Alps generally, there are neither mountain houses, nor camping places. Sometimes, even in wider area you will not be able to find such objects at convenient distance. By state laws (like everywhere else in the world!) the camping is not allowed outside camping areas mostly because some would avoid to pay for prenotation, or present a danger from forest fires, but there are so remote and touristically undeveloped areas where many laws simply have no sense. So hikers very often put up their tents by lakes in the area or close to the huts. There are no special rules on camping. No one can stop you from puting it up, especcially when you have no alternative to find another accomodation before night. But even if you camp on that "wild" way, BEHAVE ECO-CONSCIOUSLY!
Accomodation offered by local people
In many parts of Dinaric, especially in Bosnia&Herzegovina and Montenegro you can try to ask (many times they will offer you the same by themselves!) local shepherds for a sleeping place in their huts in Katuns (summer periodical settlements nihgh in the mountains). They are modest people, they will never try to profit from you, not even ask money from you, so don’t take advantage of them. An offer to pay for accommodation, even to give some sweets to their children would be very nice and I strongly recommend it to you. And especially from June to early September, there will always be some people on many of those Katuns.
Other
Other accommodation possibilities are in areas, villages, towns and cities along the trail, ranging from simple private rooms to rent (“Sobe” in south Slavic languages”) to motels, hostels and hotels. From my personal experience, if u find yourself in a small town or a city a good idea is to ask local taxi driver about buget accommodation (private rooms).

My favorite sections
Section Samarske stijene - Bijele stijene
Sections Zavižan – Veliki Alan
Section Dabarski kukovi
Section Zrmanja – Krupa (detour)
Sections Čvrsnica
Sections on Prenj
Sections Zelengora
Sections Maglić to Bioč
Sections Durmitor
Section Komovi
Section Tepishta – Grebaje
Sections Gusinje – Maja Jezerce - Thethi
Section Thethi - Valbona
Taking supplies and using other services

The trail is designed that everywhile (at maximum of 5-7 days) u pass by a settlement (a hamlet, a village, a town, a city) along the trail where u can find grocery shops, bakeries, inns, restaurants, a post-office, telephone, medicine facilities and other usefull services.

Water supply

Despite large precipitation in Dinaric Alps, because of their geological structure (limestone mostly), in many mountain areas surface water is difficult to find; there could be sections without any water spring or well. So just in case every time you have the opportunity refill your water reserves.

When to go

Best period to take the hike is from May to September. Although in some areas u could still face snow covered areas in May and on the highest sections (esp. in Prokletije), even untill August. Generally, probably the most pleasant months are June and September. July and August can sometimes be very hot to climb because of influence of nearby Mediterannean climate.




Red Tape

Fees:

Generally you have to pay a entrance ticket when entering National parks along the trail (in Croatia: Risnjak, Northern Velebit and Paklenica NPs; in Bosnia&Herzegovina: Sutjeska, and in Montenegro: Durmitor and Biogradska gora NPs), although in practice the Via Dinarica Trail passes through only two entrance points where u are obliged to pay (Paklenica and Biogradska gora), while in other National park it is up to a situation whether u will meet national park rangers along your way or not. In more Croatian national park mountaineers can get a ticket discount by presenting their mountainering club members card.

Mines Awareness

As the most dangerous and the saddest consequence of wars in the Balkans in the 1990s, are many minefields scaterred throughout the region. The best situation is in Slovenia, Montenegro. Croatia has some regions which are still mined but the worst situation is in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Although the most of the mine field risky areas are known and marked, there are still unknown ones which are the most dangerous. As many of mine risk areas are situated in mountainous areas of the Dinaric Alps check in advance the situation in the area you plan to visit. But locally, on some of the mountains, there are already renewed or newly set up mountain trails and marked paths passing through more (and known) secure parts of those risky areas. If you hike/climb in such areas, the best advice is to follow the trail and main roads and not to turn aside off the trail.
There are magnificent mountains like Treskavica, south of Sarajevo, where mine situation is so complex that people avoid to climb it in summer (there were winter climbs though, thanks to thick snow layer covering mine fields).

  • Situation in Bosnia an Herzegovina (Source: BIH MAC) More information, including a mine-risk map of Bosnia and Herzegovina on BH MAC - Bosnian-Herzegovian Mine Action Center and mine.ba
  • Situation in Croatia Also struck by war activities in 1990s, but as a popular tourist location nowadays, Croatia set up a National Mine Action Program, determining the objective: to demine the Croatian territory by the year 2019. The number of mine fields and the overall danger is much lower than in Bosnia and Herzegovina, but it is still present in some areas (luckily the most popular tourist areas are 100 percent safe). But confrontation lines passed over the Dinarics in Croatia also, making still some mountain areas innaproachable. More information on HCR - Croatian Mine Action Center page and Mine sites maps link.

    Border Areas, Frontier Zones

    One mountain range, but many states - Be cautious when climbing close to border areas. While there are some regions with so called "tourist zones" proclaimed between two states where people with strictly tourist/mountaineering intentions have relative freedom of movement in those border areas (Dinara massif between Croatia and bosniaHerzegovna or hike from Sutjeska river valley in Bosnia&Herzegovina to Mratinje lake in Montenegro), there are also many other boder areas (Prokletije Range, between Montenegro and Albania) which are subject to much stricter police control becasue of the presence of smugglers in nearby area.

    Wild animals

    As very rugged and mostly under-populated Area, many mountains of the Dinaric Alps abound in animal life, including the larges carnivores: bear, wolf, lynx, wild cat. Although statistically the risk that these animals would attack you is very low, you have to be aware of their presence in the area where you plan to climb. So the forests of High Dinaric Alps, from Slovenia, over Croatia to Montenego-Bosnia-Herzegovina border and Northern Albania are habitats of bear, wolf and lynx. The attacs on humans are very rare, and the most often the victims would be sheep or goats in nearby villages or mountain cottages. Wolfs are the most dangerouos in herds an in winter time, especially when they descend from cold mountains into warmer areas of Dalmatian coast hinterland (Dalmatinska Zagora), Lower Herzegovina and Monenegrin Coast hinterland, and continental parts of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania. Bears are dangerous in spring if you meet a mother-bear with her young cubs, because she will try to do anything to protect them. Snakes are present like everywhere on the Mediterranean and in the mountains - respect them, they will respect you. If you think about them as a "biodiversity stuff" you will psychologically feel much better! Because the danger of the snakes is of course present, but it is more psychological fear than the real danger (at least statistically).

    Extreme Weather Conditions

    As a transitional area where more types of climate touch, or better say crush, sudden weather changes and the extreme weather conditions are very much present here. Especially extreme weather conditions are in the High Dinarics and in transitional area between the Adriatic Coast with Mediterranean climate and the highest mountains of Dinarics in the background.Climbing the mountains in the Dinarics you could feel the forces of the Sun, the wind, the snow and the rain. But despite lots of precipitation, the montains in the Area are made of limestone which does not keep the liqid at the surface, so on many mountains water sources are scarce, and as a precaution always take all the water you need with you, during all periods.

    Bad markations or non-existence of marked trails

    Still many mountain trails in the Dinaric Alps are not yet marked, or they are marked badly, so you will be forced to explore sources, in advance, trying to find more information including good maps on your targets. Since, from my experience, many times you will find very scarce information on many mountains in the Dinarics, you will be many times simplly forced to ask locals or use your own sense of orientation. From my experience the mountain areas which are the best marked and covered are in western parts of the Chain (in Slovenia, Croatia and all along the Adriatic Coast). Outside this area there are some very well covered area like Durmitor, Bjelasnica (Sarajevo), some montains of Herzegovina and some other areas in Montenegro (Komovi, Bjelasica).

    Sections Overview


    Dinaric Alps


    Acknowledgments
    I thank all Summitpost members whose SP-photos were used to present different sections of the Trail. Each member´s name was stated (with link to Member´s Profile) on the right side of each photo. Original photo-contribution can be reached by clicking on the photo itself.
    Gordan

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    Table Index
    Via Dinarica - LogoPhoto: Via Dinarica - Logo

    Section´s Major Points
    ¤ Settlement
    µ Attractive location – by the Trail
    Attractive location - off the Trail, in nearby area
    ▲ Summit
    ± Height (meters/feet above sea level)
    )( Mountain pass
    Mountain house / Hut / Bivouac
    y Border crossing / Frontier
    S Water (well, spring, reservoire)
    ã Possible Accomodation in a solid object
    ä Food and drinks available in object or settlement
    M DANGER! (mined area in the vicinity – strictly follow markations)


    Section Info
    · Walking time (on climb: ö; descentø)
    ¢ Markations (Orientation signs)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    44 Difficulty – Difficult terrain
    444 Difficulty – Very difficult terrain
    y Mountain area / Mountain
    O Country
    8 Other links
    Ü Name of existing local trail(s) on the same section as Via Dinarica



    1. Nova Gorica/Gorizia - Sveta gora
    The View from ŠkabrijelPhoto: The View from Škabrijel by Vid

    ¤ Nova Gorica/Gorizia; Pop. 32,763 N. Gorica); Elev. 93 m (305 ft); S ã ä Wiki (N.Gorica) Wiki (Gorizia)
    ¤ Solkan; Pop. 3,272 (2002.); 94 m (309 ft); S ã ä Wiki
    Solkan Attractions: Railway bridge with the biggest stone arch in the world
    )( Preval (Skalnica); pass; Elev. 325 m (1,066 ft.); S ä
    µ Sveta gora (Pilgrimage site, Monastery, Museum, ▲ Skalnica, 682 m/2238 ft); S ä Wiki More Info

    · 2,30 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Preval (Skalnica) – Sveta Gora: 55 min by this old pilgrims´ path)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Partially marked
    y Kras Wiki; Trnovski gozd (SP)
    O Slovenia/Italy
    2. Sveta gora - Trnovo
    Trnovski gozdPhoto: Trnovski gozd by Vid

    µ Sveta gora (Pilgrimage site, Monastery, Museum, ▲ Skalnica, 682 m/2238 ft); S ä Wiki More Info
    ¤ Grgar; Pop. 748 (2002); 297.4 m (976 ft) S Wiki
    ¤ Zagorje; hamlet of Grgar; S
    ¤ Sedovec; hamlet; S
    ¤ Trnovo (Trnovo nad Gorico); Pop. 305 (2002.); 780.8 m (2,562 ft); S ä Wiki
    Trnovo Attractions: WW2 Memorial monument on nearby ▲ Kobilnik summit 813 m (2,667 ft.)


    · - h
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Partially marked
    y Trnovski gozd (SP)
    O Slovenia

    3. Trnovo - Čaven
    Descending from KuceljPhoto: Descending from Kucelj by Vid

    ¤ Trnovo; Pop. 305 (2002.); 780.8 m (2,562 ft); S ä Wiki
    ¤ Rijavci; S ã 15 beds Info ä
    Čaven; 1,185 m (3,888 ft)
    Kucelj; 1,237 m (4058 ft); Info SP
    Mountain hut: Koča Antona Bavčerja na Čavnu; 1,242 m (4,075 ft); open Sat, Sun, holidays 7-19 May-Sep. S ã Accomod. for 40 persons ä


    · 3 h
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Trnovski gozd (SP)
    O Slovenia

    4. Čaven - Kovk
    Between Kovk and Sinji vrhPhoto: Between Kovk and Sinji vrh by Vid

    Mountain hut: Koča Antona Bavčerja na Čavnu; 1,242 m (4,075 ft); open Sat, Sun, holidays 7-19 May-Sep. S ã Accomod. for 40 persons ä
    ¤ Predmeja; Pop. 363 (2002.); 896.5 m (2,941 ft); Wiki
    µ Otliška jama – Naravno okno (Otlica natural window) SP
    Sinji vrh (Kovk); 1,002 m (3,287 m); SP


    · 4 h
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Trnovski gozd (SP)
    O Slovenia

    5. Kovk - Col
    Sinji vrhPhoto: Sinji vrh by Vid

    Sinji vrh (Kovk); 1,002 m (3,287 ft); SP
    Podrta gora; 827 m (2,713 ft)
    Kovk peak; 961 m (3,153 ft); SP
    ¤ Col; Pop. 498 (2002.); 611.3 m (2,006 ft) Wiki


    · 3 h
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Trnovski gozd (SP)
    O Slovenia

    6. Col - Abram
    View from Trnovski gozd in direction of NanosPhoto: View from Trnovski gozd in direction of Nanos by Vid

    ¤ Col; Pop. 498 (2002.); 611.3 m (2,006 ft) Wiki
    ¤ Podkraj; Pop. 437 (2002.); 808.2 m (2,652 ft) Wiki
    Mountain hut: Furlanovo zavetišče pri Abramu; 900 m (2,953 ft); open all the time


    · 3 h
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Trnovski gozd (SP); Nanos (SP)
    O Slovenia

    7. Abram - Pleša
    Mountain hut: Vojkova koča on NanosPhoto: Mountain hut: Vojkova koča on Nanos by vili

    Mountain hut: Furlanovo zavetišče pri Abramu; 900 m (2,953 ft); open all the time
    ¤ Nanos; 790-900 m (2,592-2,953 ft)
    Mountain hut: Vojkova koča na Nanosu (transl., on Nanos); 1,240 m (4,068 ft); open Wed-Sun from begin. of June to end Sept & on Sat, Sun and holidays in other months
    Pleša; 1262 m (4140 ft.)


    · 2 h
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Nanos (SP)
    O Slovenia

    8. Pleša - Predjama
    Nanos from ŠmihelPhoto: Nanos from Šmihel by vili

    Mountain hut: Vojkova koča na Nanosu (transl., on Nanos); 1,240 m (4,068 ft); open Wed-Sun from begin. of June to end Sept & on Sat, Sun and holidays in other months
    µ Sv. Brikcij (church)
    ¤ Strane; Pop 72 (2002.); 658 m (2,159 ft); Wiki
    ¤ Šmihel pod Nanosom; Pop 171 (2002.); 585 m (1,920 ft); Wiki
    µ Šmihel archaeological site on Pivka Park of Military History site Info
    ¤ Predjama; Pop 85 (2002.); Elev. 509 m (1,669 ft) ã ä Wiki



    · ø (Pleša-Predjama) 2 h; ö (Predjama – Pleša) 3 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Pleša to Šmihel 1,30 h; Šmihel to Predjama 30 min; Strane to Šmihel 30 min.)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Nanos (SP); Pivško podolje
    O Slovenia

    9. Predjama - Postojna
    Postojna CavePhoto: Postojna Cave by vili

    ¤ Predjama; Pop 85 (2002.); Elev. 509 m (1669 ft) ã ä Wiki
    µ Predjama attractions; Predjamski grad (Predjama castle) Info 1, Info 2; Jama pod gradom (The cave bellow Predjama castle) Info; Erazmova lipa (Erazem's Linden) Info; Cerkev Žalostne Matere Božje (Church of Our Lady of Sorrows) Info
    ¤ Pristava (hamlet of Predjama)
    ã ä Pension Erazem
    µ Polhovica (forested karstic area)
    ¤ Zagon; Pop 177 (2002.); Elev: 549 m (1,800 ft) Wiki
    µ Betalov spomdol (cavity; archaeological site Info)
    ¤ Veliki Otok; Pop 148 (2002.); Elev. 540 (1,771 ft) Wiki
    µ Veliki Otok attractions; Sv. Andreja (St. Andrew church); Otoška jama (Otok Cave, karstic cave, 1 Km N od Veliki Otok); Lekinka (karstic cave)
    µ Postojnska jama (Postojna Cave) Info - Official Site Wiki
    ¤ Postojna; Pop. 14,581 (2002.); Elev. 556 m (1,824 ft) ã ä Wiki


    · 2h
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Pivško podolje
    O Slovenia

    10. Postojna – Rakov Škocjan
    One of the many caves at Rakov Škocjan.Photo: One of the many caves at Rakov Škocjan. by wuedesau

    ¤ Postojna; Pop. 14,581 (2002.); Elev. 556 m (1,824 ft) ã ä Wiki
    Mountain hut: Koča Mladika na Pečni rebri (transl., Mladika Hut on Pečna reber); 733 m (2,405 ft); open every day, except Wed, Thu & Fri 14-22 h; Sat&Sun open 08-22 h ã ä
    Pečna reber Elev. 763 m (2503 ft)
    Veliki Javornik 1268 m (4160 ft)
    ¤ Rakov Škocjan; Pop. 1,958 (2002.); Elev. 532 m (1,747 ft) ã ä


    · 4-5 hours (Walking time on sub-sections: Postojna to Koča Mladika 30-40 min; Koča Mladika to Veliki Javornik 2:30 h; Veliki Javornik to Rakov Škocjan 2 h)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Javorniki
    O Slovenia

    11. Rakov Škocjan - Slivnica
    Periodical Cerknica lake (Cerkniško jezero)Photo: Periodical Cerknica lake (Cerkniško jezero)by wuedesau

    ¤ Rakov Škocjan; Pop. 1,958 (2002.); Elev. 532 m (1,747 ft) ã ä
    µ RAKOV ŠKOCJAN NATURE RESERVE (valley, Large and Small natural bridges, caves, Natural Science Educational Trail)
    µ Zelške jame (Zelše Caves) Wiki in Slovenian
    ¤ Zelše; Pop 86 (2002.); Elev. 559 m (1,834 ft.) Wiki
    ¤ Podskrajnik; Pop. 54 (2002.); Elev. 560 m (1,838 ft.) Wiki
    ¤ Cerknica; Pop. 10,284 (2002.); Elev. 559 m (1,834 ft.) ã ä Wiki Wiki in Slovenian
    µ Cerknica attractions; Župnijska cerkev Marijinega rojstva (Parish Church of the Nativity of Mary); Lake Cerknica (Cerkniško jezero) (karstic phenomena, periodical, intermittent lake, wildlife resort Wiki); Museum of Lake Cerknica (Muzej Cerkniškega jezera) Official Site
    Mountain hut: Dom na Slivnici (transl., Mountain Hut on Slivnica); 1,075 m (3,527 ft) ã ä; open 1.3.-31.10. 10-19 h; Sat, Sun & holidays 7-20 h; 1.11.-28.2. Sat, Sun & Holidays 8-18 h
    Velika Slivnica, summit 1,114 m (3,655 ft.)


    · 4 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Cerknica to Slivnica summit 1:40 h Description - hribi.net)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Partially marked
    y Javorniki; Slivnica
    O Slovenia

    12. Slivnica – Stari trg pri Ložu
    Autumn on BločicePhoto: Autumn on Bločice by ivanzab (Panoramio.com)

    Mountain hut: Dom na Slivnici (transl., Mountain Hut on Slivnica); 1,075 m (3,527 ft) ã ä; open 1.3.-31.10. 10-19 h; Sat, Sun & holidays 7-20 h; 1.11.-28.2. Sat, Sun & Holidays 8-18 h
    Mala Slivnica 863 m (2,831 ft)
    ¤ Bločice; Pop. 97 (2002.); Elev. 623 m (2,042 ft) Wiki Attractions: Church of St Primus and Felician (Cerkev Sv. Primoža in Felicijana)
    Off Trail Nearby (Križna jama – worldwide known karst cave Official Site Wiki; ¤ Podšteberk ã ä µ and nearby Šteberk - ruins of medieval castle)
    Križna gora 857 m (2,812 ft) Info; µ Church of Holly Cross (Sveti Križ)
    ¤ Sveta Ana pri Ložu; Pop. 7 (2011.)
    ¤ Lož; Pop. 539 (2002); Elev. 590m (1,935 ft); Attractions: Lož Castle (Grad Lož) Wiki
    ¤ Stari trg pri Ložu; Pop. 838 (2002.); Elev. 592 m (1,942 ft) ã ä Wiki; Attractions: Church of St. George (Cerkev sv. Jurija)


    · unknwn (Walking time on sub-sections: Sveta Ana – Križna gora 20 min; Lož – Stari trg pri Ložu 15 min)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Partially marked
    y Notranjska Region
    O Slovenia

    13. Stari trg pri Ložu – Grad Snežnik (Snežnik castle) – Mašun
    Snežnik castlePhoto: Snežnik castle by Vid

    ¤ Stari trg pri Ložu; Pop. 838 (2002.); Elev. 592 m (1,942 ft) ã ä Wiki
    ¤ Nadlesk; Pop. 154 (2002.); Elev. 580 m (1,904 ft) Wiki
    ¤ Šmarata; Pop. 97 (2002.); Elev. 578 m (1,897 ft) Wiki
    µ Snežnik Castle (Grad Snežnik; 13th ct. castle; Museum) Wiki
    µ Snežnik forests (Snežniški gozdovi)
    Martinčev laz; meadow 924 m ( 3,031 ft.)
    )( Vratca pass 998 m ( 3,274 ft.)
    ¤ Mašun; 1025 m ( 3,363 ft.) a hamlet situated in thick Snežnik forests ã ä Open: NON-STOP Info on Boarding House Mašun – Gostišče Mašun Wiki in Slovenian


    · 5-5,30 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Stari trg pri Ložu – Snežnik Castle 1,30 h; Snežnik Castel – Mašun 3,30-4 h)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Notranjska Region; Snežnik
    O Slovenia

    14. Mašun - Snežnik
    Snežnik from Babno poljePhoto: Snežnik from Babno polje by JFS

    ¤ Mašun; 1025 m ( 3,363 ft.) a hamlet situated in thick Snežnik forests ã ä Open: NON-STOP Info on Boarding House Mašun – Gostišče Mašun Wiki in Slovenian
    Mali Snežnik (Lesser Snežnik) 1694 m (5,558 ft.)
    Veliki Snežnik (Large Snežnik) 1796 m (5,892 ft.) Snežnik – SP Wiki
    Mountain hut: Koča Draga Karolina na Velikem Snežniku (transl., Mountain Hut Draga Karolina on Veliki Snežnik) 1796 m (5,892 ft.); Open: May – July and Sept. – Oct every Sat, Sun and holidays; in August open every day


    · 3,30 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Mali Snežnik – Veliki Snežnik 30 min.)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Notranjska Region; Snežnik – SP
    O Slovenia

    15. Snežnik - Obruč
    SummitPost Description – Part
    Pakleno areaPhoto: Pakleno area by Vid

    Mountain hut: Koča Draga Karolina na Velikem Snežniku (transl., Mountain Hut Draga Karolina on Veliki Snežnik) 1796 m (5,892 ft.); Open: May – July and Sept. – Oct every Sat, Sun and holidays; in August open every day
    µ Klanska polica
    µ Gomance; meadow; y Slovenia-Croatia frontier
    µ Pakleno; attractive karstic area
    Obruč 1377 m (4,518 ft.) Obruč – SP
    ⌂ Mountain hut: Planinarski dom Hahlić 1097 m (3,599 ft.); Open: weekends and holidays
    Here u can make break off the trail (for supplies, or rest) to walk to Klana village and port of Rijeka

    NOTE: Before Schengen agreement is implemented between Slovenia and Croatia when u will be able to cross the border between two countries without passport and border-police controls, the next itinerary is suggested: Veliki Snežnik – Kozlek + Kozlek – Rupa + Rupa – Klana + Klana – Hahlići (Obruč). See Detour of Section 15


    · 3-3:30 h
    44 Difficulty – Difficult
    ¢ Not marked
    y Notranjska Region; Snežnik - SP; Kvarner; Obruč – SP; Gorski kotar
    O Slovenia / Croatia

    Detour of Section 15: Snežnik - Obruč
    View from Snežnik toward UčkaPhoto: View from Snežnik toward Učka by alex_vega

    Detour points (sub-sections): Veliki Snežnik – Kozlek + Kozlek – Jelšane/Rupa + Rupa – Klana + Klana – Hahlići (Obruč)

    Details:

    Mountain hut: Koča Draga Karolina na Velikem Snežniku (transl., Mountain Hut Draga Karolina on Veliki Snežnik) 1796 m (5,892 ft.); Open: May – July and Sept. – Oct every Sat, Sun and holidays; in August open every day
    Mountain hut Planinski dom na Sviščakih 1242 m (4,075 ft.)
    Mountain hut Planinska koča na Kozleku 997 m (3,2712 ft.)
    ¤ Trpčane; Pop. 122 (2002.); Elev. 430 m (1,410 ft.) Wiki
    ¤ Novokračine; Pop. 225 (2002.): Elev. 490 m (1,607 ft.) Wiki
    y Border crossing Jelšane-Rupa (Slovenia – Croatia)
    ¤ Lipa; Pop. 136 (2001.) Wiki in Croatian
    ¤ Škalnica
    ¤ Klana; Pop. 1931 (2001.) Here u can make break off the trail to walk to Kastav village and port of Rijeka
    Obruč 1377 m (4,518 ft.) Obruč – SP
    ⌂ Mountain hut: Planinarski dom Hahlić 1097 m (3,599 ft.); Open: weekends and holidays


    · xxx h (Walking time on sub-sections: Veliki Snežnik-Mountain hut Planinski dom na Sviščakih 1,30 h; Mountain hut Planinski dom na Sviščakih – Mountain hut Planinska koča na Kozleku 3 h; Obruč summit-Mountain hut Hahlić 1,30 h)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Partially marked
    y Notranjska, Primorska, Kvarner
    O Slovenia / Croatia

    16. Obruč - Platak
    View down the soft grassy southern slopes of Obruč mountainPhoto: View down the soft grassy southern slopes of Obruč mountain by Velebit

    ⌂ Mountain hut: Planinarski dom Hahlić 1097 m (3,599 ft.); Open: weekends and holidays
    µ Nebesa; area
    µ Mali Pribeniš; meadow
    µ Platak 1100 m (3,609 ft.); area, more meadows with ski lifts a hotel and Mountain hut
    ⌂ Hut: Dom Sušak (Mali dom) 1127 m (3,698 ft.); Open: NON-STOP S ã ä
    ⌂ Hut: Dom Platak (Veliki dom) 1111 m (3,645 ft.); Open: NON-STOP S ã ä


    · 3:30 h
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Kvarner, Gorski kotar
    O Croatia

    17. Platak - Risnjak
    SummitPost Description
     Snježnik and its summit ridge seen from Risnjak mountainPhoto: Snježnik and its summit ridge seen from Risnjak mountain by Branko

    ⌂ Hut: Dom Sušak (Mali dom) 1127 m (3,698 ft.); Open: NON-STOP S ã ä
    ⌂ Mountain hut: Planinarska kuća Snježnik (in reconstruction 2011. Not open)
    Snježnik; summit 1506 m (4,941 ft.)
    )( Rimska vrata (Roman gate); mountain pass 1352 m (4,436 ft.)
    )( Cajtige; mountain pass
    µ NATIONAL PARK RISNJAK Official Site
    ⌂ Mountain hut: Planinarski dom Schlosserov dom (Risnjak) 1418 m (4,652 ft.); 43 beds; Open: From 1.5. to 1.11. all time except Tuesdays; closed in winter but has so called winter-room with 4 beds S ã ä
    Veliki Risnjak; summit 1528 m (5,013 ft.)


    · 4 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Platak – Snježnik 1,20 h; Snježnik – Risnjak 2,30 h)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Kvarner; Gorski kotar; Snježnik; Risnjak - SP
    O Croatia

    18. Risnjak – Gornje Jelenje
    RisnjakPhoto: Risnjak by Branko

    ⌂ Mountain hut: Planinarski dom Schlosserov dom (Risnjak) 1418 m (4,652 ft.); 43 beds; Open: From 1.5. to 1.11. all time except Tuesdays; closed in winter but has so called winter-room with 4 beds S ã ä
    µ Medvjeđa vrata; area, crossroad
    µ Suha rečina; area
    ¤ Lepenice; hamlet, weekend houses
    )( Gornje Jelenje (Lepenice); mountain pass; bus connection in Rijeka&Zagreb directions


    · 2,30 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Risnjak – Medvjeđa vrata 30 min; Medvjeđa vrata-Gornje Jelenje 2 h)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Gorski kotar; Risnjak - SP, Tuhobić
    O Croatia

    19. Gornje Jelenje - Fužine
    Risnjak seen from TuhobićPhoto: Risnjak seen from Tuhobić by Branko

    )( Gornje Jelenje (Lepenice); mountain pass; bus connection in Rijeka&Zagreb directions
    ⌂ Hut: Izviđački dom Lepenica (transl. Scouts´ Hut Lepenica); ã possible accommodation; 20 beds
    Tuhobić; summit 1109 m (3,638 ft.)
    ¤ Gornji Benkovac
    ¤ Fužine; Pop. 1,855 (2001.); Elev. 730 (2,395 ft.) Wiki Tourist Board Site ã ä


    · 4 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Gornje Jelenje – Tuhobić 1,30 h; Tuhobić-Gornji Benkovac 1,30 h; Gornji Benkovac-Fužine 1 h)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Gorski kotar; Tuhobić
    O Croatia

    20. Fužine – Burni Bitoraj
    Town of FužinePhoto: Town of Fužine by Tourist Board of the Municipality Fužine

    ¤ Fužine; Pop. 1,855 (2001.); Elev. 730 (2,395 ft.) Wiki Tourist Board Site ã ä
    µ Fužine attractions; Crkva Sv. Antona Padovanskog (The church of St. Anthony of Padua)
    3 km from Fužine: Špilja Vrelo (Vrelo cave); 3 km from Fužine: Lič village - Svetište Majke Božje Snježne (The Sanctuary of Blessed Virgin Mary of Snow) - Etnografska zbirka Lič (The Ethnographic collection) – Paragliding; near Vrelo cave is Ranch Vrelo (sports riding, trekking riding)
    ¤ Vrata; Pop. 285 (2011.); Elev. ( ... ft.) ã ä Paintball Park
    Mountain shelter Bitorajka (Planinarsko sklonište Bitorajka) 1,303 m (4,275 ft.); wooden cottage; open all time; ã accomodation for cca 12 persons; S Water well by the Shelter Info
    Bitoraj summit 1.386 m (4,547 ft.); 15 minutes from Mountain shelter Bitorajka Bitoraj on SP


    · 3 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Vrata to Mountain shelter 2,30 h; Shelter to Bitoraj summit 15 min)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Gorski kotar – Velika Kapela - Burni Bitoraj
    O Croatia

    21. Burni Bitoraj – Tuk Mrkopaljski
    View from Bitoraj summit in direction of MrkopaljPhoto: View from Bitoraj summit in direction of Mrkopalj by Branko

    Bitoraj summit 1.386 m (4,547 ft.); 15 minutes from Mountain shelter Bitorajka Bitoraj on SP
    µ Jožina plana; meadow
    µ Titov dolac; meadow
    µ Hunting lodge
    µ Pušina Unka; hill; area
    µ Jarčina; meadow
    Čelimbaša summit 1084 m (3,556 ft.) local ski center Info in Croatian
    Off the Trail, nearby: ¤Mrkopalj; Pop. 1,407 (2001.); Elev: 824 m (2,703 ft.) S ã ä Wiki
    ¤ Tuk Mrkopaljski S ã ä
    Mountain hut: Planinarski dom Bijele stijene, Tuk Mrkopaljski (transl, Mountain hut White Rocks in Tuk); 875 m (2,871 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; 49 beds; S ã ä 3 km to Mrkopalj town


    · 7 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Bitoraj – Čelimbaša 6 h; Čelimbaša – Tuk Mrkopaljski 1 h)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Gorski kotar – Velika Kapela - Burni Bitoraj, Čelimbaša
    O Croatia

    22. Tuk Mrkopaljski - Samarske stijene
    In Samarske stijenePhoto: In Samarske stijene by DINARIC-ZG

    Mountain hut: Planinarski dom Bijele stijene, Tuk Mrkopaljski (transl, Mountain hut White Rocks in Tuk); 875 m (2,871 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; 49 beds; S ã ä
    µ Matić poljana; meadow; WW2 memorial area dedicated to frozen partisans
    µ Mlečikov lug, so called 13th km; crossroad, turn right of the main non-paved road
    µ Strogi prirodni rezervat Bijele i Samarske stijene (Strictly protected area White and Samar Rocks) Info on SP
    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Ratkovo sklonište (transl. Mountain Shelter Samar Rocks); 1174 m (3,852 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã accomodation for cca 12 persons; S Water well by the Shelter
    Samarske stijene; area; hike off V. Dinarica Trail into 2 groups of Samarske stijene: Southern and Northern Group, where the summit of Samarske stijene is located ▲ Elev. 1302 m (4,272 ft.)


    · 2,30 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Tuk – Mlečikov lug 1,30 h; Mlečikov lug – Ratkovo sklonište 1 h)
    4 Difficulty – Easy walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Gorski kotar – Velika Kapela: Bijele and Samarske stijene – SP
    O Croatia

    23. Samarske stijene – Bijele stijene
    Ljuska (A Nutshell) in Bijele stijenePhoto: Ljuska (A Nutshell) in Bijele stijene by DINARIC-ZG

    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Ratkovo sklonište (transl. Mountain Shelter Samar Rocks); 1174 m (3,852 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã accomodation for cca 12 persons; S Water well by the Shelter
    µ Strogi prirodni rezervat Bijele i Samarske stijene (Strictly protected area White and Samar Rocks) Info on SP
    µ Vihoraški put (transl. Vihors´path); very attractive mountaineering path through rocky wilderness of Bijele stijene (in winter hardly passable!)
    µ Suha dolina (transl. Dry valley); depression
    µ Natašin dol (transl. Nataša´s meadow); small meadow
    µ Ljuska (transl. A Nutshell, Shell); rocky area
    µ Kako je lijepa moja zelena dolina (transl. How beautiful is my green valley); meadow
    Bijele stijene summit Elev. 1335 m (4,380 ft.)
    Mountain house: Planinarska kuća Bijele stijene (transl. Mountain House White Rocks); 1280 m (4,199 ft.); Open: upon request, arrangement with Mtn. Club Kapela, Zagreb; ã accomodation for cca 14 persons; S Water well by the Shelter
    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Miroslav Hirtz (transl. Mountain Shelter Miroslav Hirz on White Rocks); 1280 m (4,199 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã accomodation for cca 30 persons; S Water well by the House


    · 5 h
    44 4 Difficulty – Very Difficult
    ¢ Marked
    y Gorski kotar – Velika Kapela: Bijele and Samarske stijene – SP
    O Croatia

    24. Bijele stijene – Duliba
    Bijele stijenePhoto: Bijele stijene by DINARIC-ZG

    Mountain house: Planinarska kuća Bijele stijene (transl. Mountain House White Rocks); 1280 m (4,199 ft.); Open: upon request, arrangement with Mtn. Club Kapela, Zagreb; ã accomodation for cca 14 persons; S Water well by the House
    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Miroslav Hirtz (transl. Mountain Shelter Miroslav Hirz on White Rocks); 1280 m (4,199 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã accomodation for cca 30 persons; S Water well by the Shelter
    µ Walk through vast preserved forest area of SW part of Velika Kapela mtn. group
    µ )( Vrata; pass
    Velika Javornica; peak 1375 m (4,511 ft.)
    µ Bunjevačka poljana; meadow
    µ dolac Tri javora; Three maples meadow
    µ Jasenak – Novi Vinodolski paved road
    Mountain house: Planinarska kuća Stalak (transl. Mountain House Stalak); 1046 m (3,432 ft.); Forester´s house, left side used by mountaineers; Open: upon request, arrangement with Mtn. Club Strilež, Crikvenica; ã accomodation for cca 16 persons; S Water well by the Shelter but obligatory boil the water!
    µ Abandoned mountain shelter Duliba
    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Duliba – “Zelena kuća” (transl. Mountain Shelter Duliba, so called “Green House”); 750 m (2,461 ft.); Former forester´s house, painted in green; modest accommodation used by mountaineers; Open: NON-STOP; ã accomodation for cca 8 persons; S Water well by the Shelter but obligatory boil the water!


    · 5,30 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Bijele stijene – Velika Javornica 1,30 h; Velika Javornica – Stalak 2,30 h; Stalak – Duliba 1,30 h)
    44 Difficulty – Difficult
    ¢ Marked
    y Gorski kotar – Velika Kapela
    O Croatia

    25. Duliba – Krivi Put
    In Samarske stijenePhoto: Kolovratske stijene by Croatian Mountaineering Associotion


    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Duliba – “Zelena kuća” (transl. Mountain Shelter Duliba, so called “Green House”); 750 m (2,461 ft.); Former forester´s house, painted in green; modest accommodation used by mountaineers; Open: NON-STOP; ã accomodation for cca 8 persons; S Water well by the Shelter but obligatory boil the water!
    Kolovratske stijene – Eastern Peak 1090 m (3,576 ft.); climb to Western Peak 1099 m (3,606 ft.) not marked
    µ Abandoned Foresters´House Rušička kuća 950 m (3,117 ft.) ã provisory accommodation-in case of need; S Water well by the House, but obligatory boil the water!
    µ Sučević bilo; area; ridge
    µ walk under Bliznica hill 1029 m (3,376 ft.)
    µ Jasenovo bilo; area; ridge
    Alino Bilo 1103 m (3619 ft.)
    ¤ Krivi put; Pop. 58 (2001); 820 m (2,690 ft.) Wiki; possible supplies (small shop) and 14 km by bus/car to the town of Senj (supplies; beach; camping, bus connections; Tourist Info Official Site Wiki); S
    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Krivi put (transl. Mountain Shelter Krivi put); 820 m (2,690 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã shelter is one room for hikers in Public school – accommodation for cca 12 persons; ask for the key at the neighboring house S Water well in the courtyard of the School


    · 7 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Duliba – Kolovratske stijene 1 h; Kolovratske stijene – Rušička kuća 30 min; Rušička kuća – Krivi put 5,30 h)
    44 Difficulty – Difficult
    ¢ Partialy marked
    y Gorski kotar; Velika Kapela
    O Croatia

    26. Krivi Put – Vratnik
    Vratnik pass sea viewPhoto: Vratnik pass sea view by velebit

    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Krivi put (transl. Mountain Shelter Krivi put); 820 m (2,690 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã shelter is one room for hikers in Public school – accommodation for cca 12 persons; ask for the key at the neighboring house S Water well in the courtyard of the School
    ¤ Nikolići; hamlet of Krivi Put S
    µ walk under Plan hill 1029 m (3058 ft.)
    ¤ Šojatski Dolac; hamlet of Krivi Put S
    ¤ Donji Veljun; Pop 91 (2001.); hamlet of Veljun Primorski Wiki in Croatian S
    )( Vratnik pass 698 m (2,290 ft.); bus connections in direction of Senj and Zagreb; by bus/car to the town of Senj (supplies; beach; camping, bus connections; Tourist Info Official Site Wiki)


    · 2 h
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Gorski kotar; Velika Kapela, Velebit; Senjsko bilo
    O Croatia

    27. Vratnik - Oltari
    View from the Oltari - Zavižan hut routePhoto: View from the Oltari - Zavižan hut route by velebit

    )( Vratnik pass 698 m (2,290 ft.); bus connection in directions of Senj and Zagreb; by bus/car to the town of Senj (supplies; beach; camping, bus connections; Tourist Info Official Site Wiki)
    µ Park prirode Velebit (Velebit Nature Park; UNESCO - Man and Biosphere protected Area) Official Site
    ¤ Alan (Biondići; senjski Alan); hamlet S
    ¤ Žukalj; hamlet of Stolac village; S
    ¤ Liskovac; hamlet of Stolac village; S
    ¤ Tuževac; hamlet of Biljevine village: S
    ¤ Rakita; hamlet and mountain pass S
    ¤ Lumbarda; mountain pass
    ¤ Oltari 940 m (3,084 ft.) Wiki in Croatian; bus connections in direction of Senj and Krasno; S
    Mountain shelter: Planinarska kuća Oltari (transl. Mountain House Oltari); 940 m (3,084 ft.); Open: upon request, arrangement with Mtn. Club Sisak, Sisak; ã accommodation for cca 22 persons + 1 in winter room; S


    · 5 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Vratnik – Biondić 1 h; Vratnik – Žukalj 2,30 h; Žukalj – Oltari 2,30 h; Rakita – Oltari 1h)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Velebit; Senjsko bilo
    O Croatia

    28. Oltari - Zavižan
    ZavižanPhoto: Zavižanska kotlina basin by velebit

    Mountain shelter: Planinarska kuća Oltari (transl. Mountain House Oltari); 940 m (3,084 ft.); Open: upon request, arrangement with Mtn. Club Sisak, Sisak; ã accommodation for cca 22 persons + 1 in winter room; S
    µ Babić Siča; Foresters´ House and Entrance to National Park Northern Velebit
    µ Nacionalni park Sjeverni Velebit (Northern Velebit National Park) Official Site Wiki
    µ Bijele stijene (transl. White Rocks); rocky area
    µ Zavižan; area SP (Zavižan & Rajinci)
    Mountain hut: Planinarski dom Zavižan (transl. Mountain Hut Zavižan); 1594 m (5,230 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation for cca 28 persons ä S


    · 3 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Oltari – Babić Siča 1,30 h; Babić Siča – Zavižan 1,30 h)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Velebit - Northern; SP (Zavižan & Rajinci)
    O Croatia

    29. Zavižan – Rožanski kukovi
    SummitPost Description
    Approaching Rožanski Kukovi groupPhoto: Approaching Rožanski Kukovi group by velebit

    µ Zavižan; area SP (Zavižan & Rajinci)
    Mountain hut: Planinarski dom Zavižan (transl. Mountain Hut Zavižan); 1594 m (5,230 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation for cca 28 persons ä S
    off the Trail: ▲ Vučjak; peak 1645 (5397 ft.); 5 minutes walk from Mtn. Hut Zavižan SP – Description
    µ Velebitski botanički vrt (Velebit Botanical Garden) in Modrić dolac (depression) SP - Description
    off the Trail: ▲ Veliki Zavižan peak 1676 m (5,499 ft.); 40 min off the Trail SP – Description
    µ Premužićeva staza (transl. Premužić´s Hiking Path); the beginning of a 57 km long hiking path built in 1930-1933, passing thorugh some of the most impressive parts of Velebit mtn. massif; Wiki in Croatian
    off the Trail: Vukušić snježnica; karstic pit with permanent snow; 5 minutes from the beginning of Premužićeva staza
    µ Smrčeve doline (transl. Spruces´ Valleys)
    µ Strict Natural Reserve Rožanski i Hajdučki kukovi (kukovi, transl. = steep rocks) SP - Description
    off the Trail: ▲ Gromovača peak 1676 m (5,499 ft.); 20 min off the Trail SP - Description
    )( small pass at 1620 m (5,315 ft.), the highest point on Premužić´s Hiking path
    µ Fabin dolac; meadow, karstic depression
    µ Jerković dolac; meadow, karstic depression
    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Rossijevo sklonište (transl. Mountain shelter Rossijevo sklonište); 1580 m (5,184 ft.); beautifull vistas on the Adriatic Sea and its islands from its terrace; Open: NON-STOP; ã in July 2011 stil under major renovation - so accommodation not yet possible inside the building; in case of need camping possible on nearby meadow; S Water well by the Shelter


    · 3 h
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
    ¢ Marked
    y Velebit - Northern; SP (Zavižan & Rajinci), Rožanski kukovi
    O Croatia

    30. Rožanski kukovi – Veliki Alan
    SummitPost Description Map
    Rožano and Krajačev kukPhoto: Rožano and Krajačev kuk by velebit

    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Rossijevo sklonište (transl. Mountain shelter Rossijevo sklonište); 1580 m (5,184 ft.); beautifull vistas on the Adriatic Sea and its islands from shelter´s terrace; Open: NON-STOP; ã in July 2011 stil under major renovation - so accommodation not yet possible inside the building; in case of need camping possible on nearby meadow; S Water well by the Shelter
    µ Continue by Premužićeva staza (transl. Premužić´s Hiking Path)
    µ Jerković dolac; meadow, karstic depression
    off the Trail: ▲ Rossijev kuk peak 1615 m (5,299 ft.)
    µ Gornji Božin dočić; tiny meadow, karstic depression
    µ Donji Božin dočić; tiny meadow, karstic depression
    µ 50 meters off the Trail is the entrance of Jama Velebita (transl. Velebita underground pit) believed to have the world's deepest subterranean free-fall vertical drop, at nearly 513 m (1,683 ft.) Info on Croatial Speleological Server
    Crikvena; peak 1641 m (5,384 ft.) SP – Description
    off the Trail: ▲ Krajačev kuk peak 1659 m (5,443 ft.); 30 min off the Trail SP – Description; Veliki Lubenovac large picturesque meadow; 1.30 h off the Trail
    µ Rožano; high plateau SP – Description
    off the Trail: ▲ Seravski vrh; peak; 1661 m (5,449 ft.); 15 min. off the Trail SP – Description
    off the Trail: ▲ Alančić; peak; 1611 m (5,285 ft.); 15 min. off the Trail SP – Description
    Mountain hut: Planinarska kuća Alan (transl. Mountain House Alan); 1340 m (4,396 ft.); Open: Non-stop in summer; in other seasons u can use so called winter room that is open all time ã accommodation for cca 40 persons (7 in winter room) ä S Info
    )( Veliki Alan pass 1412 m (4,633 ft.) SP – Description


    · 3 h
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    31. Veliki Alan – Ograđenica (Šatorina)
    SummitPost Description
    View from Matijević brijegPhoto: View from Matijević brijeg by velebit

    Mountain hut: Planinarska kuća Alan (transl. Mountain House Alan); 1340 m (4,396 ft.); Open: Non-stop in summer; in other seasons u can use so called winter room that is open all time ã accommodation for cca 40 persons (7 in winter room) ä S Info
    µ Continue by Premužićeva staza (transl. Premužić´s Hiking Path)
    off the Trail: ▲ Zečjak; peak; 1623 m (5,325 ft.); 1 hour off the Trail
    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Ograđenica (transl. Mountain Shelter Ograđenica); 1400 m (4,593 ft.); metal container turned into shelter; 20 minutes off Premužić´s Hiking Path; Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation for cca 4 persons; no water in the vicinity (cca 30 min to the nearest water source – see the next Section – Gornja korita water-source) SP - Description
    off the Trail: ▲ Ograđenik; peak; 1604 m (5,262 ft.); 30 minutes from the Shelter; worth climbing because of vistas from the top; ▲ Šatorina; the highest peak on Central Velebit; 1622 m (5,322 ft.); 1,40 h from the Shelter


    · 3-3,30 h
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    32. Ograđenica - Skorpovac
    SummitPost Description – Part 1.
    Budakovo brdoPhoto: Budakovo brdo by velebit

    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Ograđenica (transl. Mountain Shelter Ograđenica); 1400 m (4,593 ft.); metal container turned into shelter; 20 minutes off Premužić´s Hiking Path; Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation for cca 4 persons; no water in the vicinity (cca 30 min to the nearest water source – see this Section forward – Gornja korita water source) SP - Description
    µ Descend 10-20 minutes to reach Premužićeva staza (transl. Premužić´s Hiking Path) and continue by it in SE direction
    µ Miliništa; karstic field, polje
    S Gornja korita water source
    µ Radlovac; karstic field (polje) and hamlet
    ¤ Pejakuša; abandoned hamlet
    ¤ Skorpovac; abandoned hamlet
    Mountain Shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Skorpovac (transl. Mountain Shelter Skorpovac); 958 m (3,117 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation for cca 12 persons S Water well by the Shelter Info


    · 2 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Ograđenica – Premužić´s Path – Gornja korita 30 min; Gornja korita – Skorpovac 1,30 h)
    4 Difficulty – Easy Walk
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    O Croatia

    33. Skorpovac – Ravni Dabar
    South Velebit and Baške OštarijePhoto: Bačić Kuk seen from Kuk od Visibabe by Branko

    Mountain Shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Skorpovac (transl. Mountain Shelter Skorpovac); 958 m (3,117 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation for cca 12 persons S Water-well by the Shelter Info¤
    Budakovo brdo; peak; 1317 m (4,321 ft.) Info
    µ Dabarski kukovi (kukovi, transl. = steep rocks); very picturesque mountain group with numerous steep rocks SP - Page
    off the Trail: ▲ Bačić kuk; peak; 1304 m (4,278 ft.); 45 min off the Trail to the summit Info
    )( Bačić kosa small saddle
    Visibaba (Kuk od Visibabe); peak; 1160 m (3,806 ft.)
    Mountain Hut: Planinarski dom Ravni Dabar (transl. Mountain Hut Ravni Dabar); 723 m (2,372 ft.); Open: weekends; ã accommodation for cca 50 persons ä S Info


    · 4,30 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Skorpovac – Budakovo brdo 1,30 h; Budakovo brdo – Junction to Bačić kuk 1 h; Junction to Bačić kuk – Bačić kosa pass 20 min; Bačić kosa saddle – Visibaba 25 min; Visbaba – Ravni Dabar 1 h)
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    34. Ravni Dabar – Baške Oštarije
    South Velebit and Baške OštarijePhoto: South Velebit and Baške Oštarije by velebit

    Mountain Hut: Planinarski dom Ravni Dabar (transl. Mountain Hut Ravni Dabar); 723 m (2,372 ft.); Open: weekends; ã accommodation for cca 50 persons ä S Info
    )( Dabarska kosa; mountain pass 943 m (3,094 ft.)
    ¤ Stupačinovo; hamlet
    S Petrovac water spring in Stupačinovo
    ¤ Baške Oštarije; Pop. 30 (2001.); Elev. 927 m (3,041 ft.); village and important mountain pass over Velebit massif between towns of Gospić (supplies, highway connection) and Karlobag (by the Sea; supplies, beach); bus connection in both directions; S ã ä
    Budget Accomodation in Baške Oštarije
    Mountain Hut: Planinarska kuća Vila Velebita (transl. Mountain House Vila Velebita); 920 m (3,018 ft.); situated on Karlobag – Gospić road; Open: upon request, arrangement with Mtn. Club Željezničar, Gospić; ã accommodation for cca 32 persons S Info
    Mountain Hut: Planinarski dom Prpa (transl. Mountain Hut Prpa); 927 m (3,041 ft.); at the western edge of Baške Oštarije field; Open: NON-STOP ã accommodation for cca 50 persons ä S Info
    Camping: Kamp Velebit; 926 m (3,038 ft.); Open: June 1st – August 31st ã campsites + 20 indoor beds for rent S Camping Info


    · 3-3,30 h (Walking time on sub-sections: Ravni Dabar – Dabarska kosa 40 min; Dabarska kosa – Stupačinovo 2 h; Stupačinovo – Baške Oštarije 30 min)
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    35. Baške Oštarije – Šugarska duliba
    South VelebitPhoto: South Velebit from Visočica peak by velebit

    ¤ Baške Oštarije; Pop. 30 (2001.); Elev. 927 m (3,041 ft.); village and important mountain pass over Velebit massif between towns of Gospić (supplies, highway connection) and Karlobag (by the Sea; supplies, beach); bus connection in both directions; S ã ä
    µ Sladovačko brdo; hill
    µ Sladovača; meadow
    off the Trail: ▲ Veliki Sadikovac; peak 1.30 h from Sladovača meadow
    )( Bukovo razvršje; saddle
    µ Kljajina dolina; valley, karstic depression
    µ Jurkova dolina; valley, karstic depression
    µ Markova paljevina; location; area
    µ Piskovita kosica; high area; saddle
    µ Šikića jatara; karstic depression
    )( Jurlino sedlo; saddle
    µ Jurline vrleti; karstic area
    µ Dolac Zapeć; meadow, karstic depression
    µ Špilja Milkovića peć; cave
    µ Bukova draga; woody area; bukva=beech
    µ Jasenovački doci; meadows; depressions
    µ Ripište; area; meadow
    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Šugarska duliba (transl. Mountain Shelter Šugarska duliba); 1220 m (4,003 ft.); metal container turned into shelter; Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation for cca 11 persons; S Water-well by the Shelter Info


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    36. Šugarska duliba - Stap
    Stapina monolithPhoto: Stapina monolith by velebit

    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Šugarska duliba (transl. Mountain Shelter Šugarska duliba); 1220 m (4,003 ft.); metal container turned into shelter; Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation for cca 11 persons; S Water-well by the Shelter Info
    off the Trail: ▲ Veliki Stolac; peak 1406 m (4,613 ft.) 45 minutes from Šugarska duliba shelter
    )( Stružice; grassy saddle
    Panos; peak 1258 m (4,127 ft.); abandoned military object at the top
    µ Jelova ruja, woody karstic depression (dolina), valley; S Old water-well by the remains of foresters´ house, but not recommended to drink!
    µ Gornje njivice; meadow (transl. Upper fields)
    off the Trail: ▲ Debeli kuk; peak 1269 m (4,163 ft.) 25 minutes from Gornje njivice
    µ Donje njivice; field ( Lower fields)
    µ Stap; vast grassy meadow
    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Tatekova koliba na Stapu (transl. Mountain Shelter Tatek´s Cabin on Stap); 860 m (2,822 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation for cca 10 persons; S Water-well in a narrow cave 30 meters from the Shelter Info


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    37. Stap – Veliko Rujno
    SummitPost Description
    Rujno from StapinaPhoto: Rujno from Stapina by velebit

    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Tatekova koliba na Stapu (transl. Mountain Shelter Tatek´s Cabin on Stap); 860 m (2,822 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation for cca 10 persons; S Water-well in a narrow cave 30 meters from the Shelter Info
    Stapina; rock 1124 m (3,688 ft.); almost 100 meters high, the largest steep solitary rock (kuk) on southern Velebit
    off the Trail: Špilja u Vodenom docu (transl. cave in Vodeni dolac), 6 minutes off the Trail
    µ Čanjkove njivice; few meadows
    off the Trail: Kamena galerija (transl. Stony Gallery); 15 minutes off the Trail; a rocky area with many karstic phenomena; marked circle walk around the Gallery takes 1 h;
    µ Biljevine; meadow
    off the Trail: jama Vrtlina (transl. Vrtlina pit), 15 minutes off the Trail
    µ Čarabuša; meadow
    µ Malo Rujno; high plateau at cca 800 m alt. (2,620 ft.), 3 kms long, field (transl. Small Rujno) SP – Description
    off the Trail 1 h: Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Zavrata (transl. Mountain Shelter Zavrata); 860 m (2,297 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; old shepherds´ house turned into modest shelter; ã accommodation up to 10 persons; S Water-cistern behind the Shelter Info
    µ Veliko Rujno; high plateau 850-900 m alt. (2,780-2,950 ft.), field (transl. Large Rujno) SP – Description
    ¤ Jovići; old hamlet
    ¤ Krapići; old hamlet
    ¤ Marasovići; old hamlet on Veliko Rujno plateau
    µ Gospa od Rujna (transl. St. Mary church of Veliko Rujno); S Water-well by the Church


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    38. Veliko Rujno – Starigrad-Paklenica
    SummitPost Description – Part 1.
    Veilka Paklenica canyonPhoto: Velika Paklenica canyon by velebit

    µ crkvica Gospa od Rujna (transl. St. Mary church of Veliko Rujno); S Water-well by the Church
    µ Veliki dolac; meadow, depression
    µ Bojinac; karstic area, steep rocks and other relief forms; also an annex to Paklenica National Park Bojinac (Bojin kuk) – SP Description Paklenica NP – Official Site Paklenica – Wiki
    Shelter: Sklonište u stijeni pod Bojincem (transl. Natural refugee in a small cave under Bojinac)
    off the Trail: ▲ Bojin kuk; peak 1110 m (3,642 ft.) 40 minutes from the Cave refugee; also more climbs and a circular sighseeing route
    µ Jagin kuk; steep picturesque rock
    µ Velike krševine; karstic depression
    µ Veliki Vaganac; plateau, field, parking at the end of asphalt road
    µ asphalt road to Starigrad - Paklenica; 7 km by the road; possiblle short cut: asphalt road – Milovci Bristovac – Zavitrenik – Opuvani dolac – Starigrad-Paklenica
    ¤ Starigrad – Paklenica; Pop 1,154 (2011); small seaside resort and also an outdoors hub (rock climbing – great variety of targets and of various difficulty possible to climb in all seasons; mountainering/hiking; rafting, canoening, speleology, jeep safaris etc.); supplies (including equipment for mountains – open in summer), variety of accommodation (from camps, private room to rent, hotels), beaches; S ã ä Wiki Tourist – Info


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    /asphalt road 1,30 h; Veliki Vaganac – Starigrad-Paklenica 1,30 h)
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    39. Starigrad-Paklenica - Struge
    SummitPost Description – Part 1.
    Anića kuk in Velika PaklenicaPhoto: Anića kuk in Velika Paklenica by velebit

    ¤ Starigrad – Paklenica; Pop 1,154 (2011); small seaside resort and also an outdoors hub (rock climbing – great variety of targets and of various difficulty possible to climb in all seasons; mountainering/hiking; rafting, canoening, speleology, jeep safaris etc.); supplies (including equipment for mountains – open in summer), variety of accommodation (from camps, private room to rent, hotels), beaches; S ã ä Wiki Tourist – Info
    ¤ Marasović; old hamlet; traditional buildings - Etno House Marasović small museum-exibition; S
    µ Paklenica NP Paklenica NP – Official Site Paklenica – Wiki
    µ National Park Entrance; entrance fee!
    µ Velika Paklenica Canyon; 14 kn long and 500-800 m wide canyon
    µ Atomic Shelter; huge underground shelter dig during tensions between Yugoslavia and USSR (late 1940s); organized tours
    µ Anića kuk; highest and the most famous rock in Croatia (more than 300 m or 1772 ft. high); rock climbing or hiking to the summit ▲ Anića kuk 712 m (2,336 ft.); hike from Anića luka meadow 1,15 h
    S Water spring
    µ Anića Luka; meadow
    off the Trail: Manita peć; cave; 540 m (1,772 ft.); 40 minutes from the Trail; organized tours
    Mountain hut: Planinarski dom Paklenica (transl. Mountain Hut Paklenica); 480 m (1,575 ft.); Open: from 15.6.-15.9. all time; no food, drinks only; ã accommodation for cca 35-40 persons; S Info
    ¤ Ramići; small almost abandoned hamlet
    µ Brezimenjača; torrent; periodical creek
    )( Buljma; pass 1394 m (4,573 ft.)
    µ Struge 2,5 long and 1 km wide plateau; meadows; 1400 m (4,593 ft.) ; SP – Description
    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Struge (transl. Mountain Shelter Struge); 1400 m (4,593 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation for cca 15 persons; S Water-well Marasovac 10 minutes away from the Shelter Info


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    40. Struge – Vaganski vrh (peak)
    Babin Vrh & Babino JezeroPhoto: Babin Vrh & Babino Jezero by velebit

    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Struge (transl. Mountain Shelter Struge); 1400 m (4,593 ft.); Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation for cca 15 persons; S Water-well Marasovac 10 minutes away from the Shelter Info
    S Marasovac; water-well
    µ Marasova gora; deciduous forest
    off the Trail: ▲ Babin vrh; peak 1723 m (5,653 ft.); cca 15-20 minutes from the Trail; the ascent not marked; SP – Description
    µ Babino jezero (transl. Granma´s Lake); 1589 m (5,213 ft.), size: 20x40 m; never dries up; SP – Description
    off the Trail: ▲ Zoranićev vrh; peak 1702 m (5,584 ft.); the ascent 30 minutes from the lake; SP – Description
    Vaganski vrh; peak 1757 m (5,764 ft.); the highest peak of Velebit massif


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    41. Vaganski vrh (peak) – Sveto brdo
    Sveto brdo from LiburnijaPhoto: Sveto brdo from Liburnija by velebit

    Vaganski vrh; peak 1757 m (5,764 ft.); the highest peak of Velebit massif
    M DANGER! Mined area in the vicinity – strictly follow markations; the Trail itself is safe
    )( Saddle between peaks : ▲ Segestin 1715 m (5,627 ft.) SP – Description) and Brundo 1710 m (5,610 ft. SP – Description)
    µ Malovansko jezero (transl. Malovan´s Lake); cca 1600 m (5,249 ft.); actually a pond that sometimes dries up in summer
    off the Trail: ▲ Malovan; peak 1709 m (5,607 ft.); SP – Description
    µ Čičina dolina; valley; depression
    off the Trail 1 h: Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Ivine vodice (transl. Mountain Shelter Ivine vodice); 1250 m (4,101 ft.); less than 1 hour down from Čičina dolina; Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation up to 10 persons; S Water-cistern by the Shelter Info
    off the Trail: ▲ Babin vrh; peak 1723 m (5,653 ft.); SP – Description
    Sveto brdo (transl. Holy Peak); peak 1751 m (5,745 ft.); SP – Description; second highest peak of Velebit; probably most recognizable peak of Velebit with its „pyramid look“


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    42. Sveto brdo – Tulove grede (Mali Halan)
    Breath of Bura on Sveto BrdoPhoto: Breath of Bura on Sveto Brdo by velebit

    Sveto brdo (transl. Holy Peak); peak 1751 m (5,745 ft.); SP – Description; second highest peak of Velebit; probably most recognizable peak of Velebit with its „pyramid look“
    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Vlaški grad (transl. Mountain Shelter Vlaški grad); 1280 m (x,xxx ft.); 1-1,30 hour from Sveto brdo; Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation up to 10 persons; S Small water spring by the Shelter
    Vlaški grad peak 1383 m (x,xxx ft.), 20 minutes from the Shelter; great viewpoint
    S Pećica water spring
    µ Malo Libinje (Small Libinje) plateau
    µ Sveti Ivan (St. John´s) church remains
    µ Ivanjska lokva (pond); heard of wild horses in the area
    µ Veliko Libinje (Large Libinje)
    Mountain shelter: Planinarsko sklonište Veliko Libinje (transl. Mountain Shelter Veliko Libinje); xxxx m (x,xxx ft.); a metal container modified for accommodation, beds, stove; Open: NON-STOP; ã accommodation up to xx persons; S Water well 50 meters from the Shelter
    µ Bukva; Gornja Bukva (Upper Bukva); area; small field; also a crossroad, here turn left if coming from Sveto brdo direction
    ¤ Alanac; shepherds huts; cottages S
    ¤ Vrhprag; shepherds huts; cottages; huge wall against bora wind; Tulov dolac; small field; meadow – a base point for a 1 hour climb to Tulove grede M DANGER! Mined area in the vicinity – the climb to the summit of Tulove grede is at your own risk, not recommended if u are not followed by an experienced climber of this area
    µ Tulove grede 1120 m (x,xxx ft.); a group of impressive steep rocks


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    43. Tulove grede (Mali Halan) – Crnopac
    SW side of Tulove gredePhoto: SW side of Tulove grede by velebit

    Note: Tulove grede – Muškovci – Zrmanja – Krupa – Tremzina – Otrić
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    44. Crnopac - Tremzina
    View from summit of Crnopac towards Lika regionPhoto: View from summit of Crnopac towards Lika region by velebit

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    Detour of Sections 43. and 44.: Tulove grede - Tremzina
    Krupa river canyonPhoto: Krupa river canyon by velebit

    Note: Tulove grede – Muškovci – Zrmanja – Krupa – Tremzina
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    45. Tremzina - Otrić
    Poštak above OtrićPhoto: Poštak above Otrić by DINARIC-ZG

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    46. Otrić - Pribudić
    Misije rock, under the foot of Mt. PoštakPhoto: Misije rock, under the foot of Mt. Poštak by toc

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    47. Pribudić - Knin
    Town of Knin, Dinara mt. behindPhoto: Town of Knin, Dinara mt. behind by velebit

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    47. Knin - Brezovac (Dinara)
    DinaraPhoto: Dinara by velebit

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    48. Brezovac (Dinara) – Cetina
    Cetina sourcePhoto: Cetina source by velebit

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    49. Cetina – Ježević (Troglav)
    Velebit & Dinara from TroglavPhoto: Velebit & Dinara from Troglav by velebit

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    50. Veliki Troglav – Vrdovo
    Veliki TroglavPhoto: Veliki Troglav by vaude

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    51. Vrdovo – Kurtegića dolac
    Kurtegića dolac mt. hutPhoto: Kurtegića dolac mt. hut by Vaude

    Vaganj
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    52. Kurtegića dolac – Kamešnica – Pešino vrilo
    KamešnicaPhoto: Kamešnica by zoro

    Note: Kurtegića dolac – Kamešnica – Voštane - Aržano (border crossing) - Podgradina¤

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    Detour of Section 52. Kurtegića dolac – Kamešnica – Pešino vrilo
    KamešnicaPhoto: Kamešnica by LeonardoDj

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    53. Pešino vrilo – Livno
    View on Tušnica from Buško jezero (lake)Photo: View on Tušnica from Buško jezero (lake) by LeonardoDj

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    54. Livno – Cincar
     Vast space of Krug PlaninaPhoto: Vast space of Krug Planina by velebit

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    55. Cincar – Šuica
    View from top of CincarPhoto: View from top of Cincar by 5ani

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    56. Šuica – Ljubuša - Rama
     Rama lake at the foot of mt. RadušaPhoto: Rama lake at the foot of mt. Raduša by toc

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    57. Rama – Blidinje
    Čvrsnica from Dugo poljePhoto: Čvrsnica from Dugo polje by velebit

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    58. Blidinje – Veliki Vilinac (Čvrsnica)
    Vilinac hutPhoto: Vilinac hut by justahiker

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    59. Veliki Vilinac (Čvrsnica) – Diva Grabovica
    Above Diva GrabovicaPhoto: Above Diva Grabovica by 5ani


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    60. Diva Grabovica - Glogovo
    Near GlogovoPhoto: Nera Glogovo by Treska

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    61. Glogovo - Lupoglav
    Lupoglav (2.102m) summit viewPhoto: Lupoglav (2.102m) summit view by justahiker

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    62. Lupoglav - Tisovica
    Otiš and Zelena glava from TisovicaPhoto: Otiš and Zelena glava from Tisovica by DINARIC-ZG

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    63. Tisovica - Jezerce
    Sivadije,view form TarašPhoto: Sivadije,view form Taraš by Chupo

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    64. Jezerce – Konjic
    Prenj massif from town of KonjicPhoto: Prenj massif from town of Konjic by nonna (Dino Kasalo)

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    65. Konjic – Lukomir
    View on Visočica from Lukomir village (Bjelašnica)Photo: View on Visočica from Lukomir village (Bjelašnica) by Azra (bubica)

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    66. Lukomir – Sitnik
    KrvavacPhoto: Krvavac by Azra (bubica)

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    67. Sitnik – Bjelašnica (summit)
    Mountain hut SitnikPhoto: Mountain hut Sitnik by Azra (bubica)

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    68. Bjelašnica summit – Veliko polje (Igman)
    Bjelašnica, summit ridgePhoto: Bjelašnica, summit ridge by DINARIC-ZG

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    69. Veliko polje – Ilidža - Sarajevo
    Igman woodsPhoto: Igman woods by toc

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    70. Sarajevo - Trebević
    Sunset above SarajevoPhoto: Sunset above Sarajevo by justahiker

    Present situation (suggested walk - due to mined areas):
    Sarajevo – Hrasnica – Veliko polje (Igman)
    Veliko polje (Igman) – Bjelašnica summit
    Bjelašnica- Šabići – Sinanovići
    Sinanovići – Visočica
    Visočica – Ljuta – Kalinovik

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    Detour of Sections 70. to 73. Sarajevo – Kalinovik
    Puzim on Visočica mtn.Photo: Puzim on Visočica mtn. by Azra (Bubica)

    Note: Veliki Snežnik – Kozlek + Kozlek – Rupa + Rupa – Klana + Klana – Hahlići (Obruč)

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    71. Trebević - Trnovo
    View from the summit of Trebević mtn.Photo: View from the summit of Trebević mtn. by justahiker

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    72. Trnovo – Treskavica
    Veliko jezero (Great lake) on TreskavicaPhoto: Veliko jezero (Great lake) on Treskavica by Treska

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    73. Treskavica - Kalinovik
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    74. Kalinovik – Lelija
    View from Velika LelijaPhoto: View from Velika Lelija by Arbajram

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    75. Lelija – Zelengora
    View from Orlovacko lakePhoto: View from Orlovacko lake by Arbajram

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    76. Zelengora – Tjentište (Sutjeska)
    Ardov ridgePhoto: Ardov ridge by justahiker

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    77. Tjentište (Sutjeska) – Maglić
    Maglić summitPhoto: Maglić summit by vvujisic

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    Detour of Sections 77. to 82. Maglić – Todorov do
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    78. Maglić – Trnovačko jezero
    Trnovačko jezero (lake)Photo: Trnovačko jezero (lake) by dragan2

    Due to present-day borderline, suggested route is:
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    79. Trnovačko jezero – Bioč
    BiočPhoto: Bioč by vvujisic

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    80. Bioč – Stabna
    VitloviPhoto: Vitlovi by Marija Jokanovic

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    81. Stabna - Plužine
    Malo Stabansko jezero (Small Stabna lake)Photo: Malo Stabansko jezero (Small Stabna lake) by ottricha

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    82. Plužine – Todorov do (Durmitor NP)
    Prutaš from Todorov doPhoto: Prutaš from Todorov do by vaude

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    83. Todorov do – Prutaš – Škrka
    Prutaš and ŠkrkaPhoto: Prutaš and Škrka by velebit

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    Bazimerni vrha and Bobotov kukPhoto: Bezimeni vrh and Bobotov kuk by vvujisic

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    85. Bobotov kuk – Žabljak
    DurmitorPhoto: Durmitor by Zaricc

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    86. Žabljak – Zminičko jezero (lake)
    Tibetian scenery of Eastern DurmitorPhoto: Tibetian scenery of Eastern Durmitor by vvujisic

    ¤ Žabljak Pop. 1937 (2003.); Alt. 1456 m (4,777 ft.); ã ä S Wiki
    off the Trail: Tara river canyon; for sure one of the most attractive river canyons in Europe; rafting, camping SP - Description Wiki
    µ Junčev do; field at the outskirst of Žabljak
    µ Rudinovača; grassy area, crossroad at 1352 m (4,436 ft), few scaterred houses S
    µ Rudinovača; gentle saddle 1375 m (4,5111 ft.)
    µ Ćukovo polje; field, a small cementery and a water cistern Kaljuša 1334 m (4,3777 ft.) S
    ¤ Suvodo 1336 m (4,383 ft.); settlement S
    ¤ Njegovuđa; Pop. 227 (2003.); Alt. 1314 m (4,311 ft.) S Wiki
    ¤ Zminica 1340 m (4,396 ft.); village by the Zminica lake (Zminičko jezero) S
    µ Zminičko jezero (lake) 1290 m (4,232 ft.)


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    87. Zminičko jezero (lake) – Zabojsko jezero (lake)
    Zabojsko jezero (lake)Photo: Zabojsko jezero (lake) by vvujisic

    ¤ Zminica 1340 m (4,396 ft.); village by the Zminica lake (Zminičko jezero) S
    µ Zminičko jezero (lake) 1290 m (4,232 ft.)
    µ Kalice; forest, in August enjoy in plenty of sweet strawberries and blueberries by the trail
    µ Pašino polje; field; crossroad 1542 m (5,059 ft.)
    ¤ katun Pašino polje; periodical summer settlement 1530 m (5,019 ft.) S
    ¤ katun Mandića do; periodical summer settlement 1596 m (5,236 ft.) S
    ¤ katun Čolanov do; periodical summer settlement 1646 m (5,4000 ft.) S
    )( Saddle between ▲ Veliki Kurozeb (Large Kurozeb) and ▲ Mali Kurozeb (Small Kurozeb 1812 m ; 5,945 ft.)
    off the Trail: ▲ 15 minutes easy climb from the saddle to Veliki Kurozeb; 1886 m (6,188 ft.) an excellent viewpoint (all Sinjajevina massif, Durmitor etc.)
    µ Šaransko polje; field; crossroad at 1660 m (5,446 ft.) and summer settlement katun Konate 1595 m (5,233 ft.) S
    µ Šančevi; area; liter. transl as “trenches”; 1656 m (5,433 ft.)
    )( Mramorje pass 1672 m (5,485 ft.); SE of the Pass are the first houses of ¤ Planinica katun (periodical summer settlement) S
    µ Stanišića cottage; S in August plenty of strawberries and blueberries by the Trail
    ¤ katun Zaboj; periodical summer settlement 1524 m (5,000 ft.) S
    off the Trail: 2 hours walk (descent) to ¤ Gornja Dobrilovina ("Upper Dobrilovina"; village by Mojkovac-Đurđevića Tara road; Pop. 55 (2003.); 17th ct. monastery of St. George Info; Crna Poda primeval pine forest) and Tara river canyon; for sure one of the most attractive river canyons in Europe SP - Description Wiki
    µ Zabojsko jezero (Zaboj´s lake) 1486 m (4,875 ft.); possible camping by the lake; S fresh water springs along the lakes´s shore


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    88. Zabojsko jezero – Katun Okrugljak (Ružica church)
    MapPhoto: Map by DINARIC-ZG

    µ Zabojsko jezero (Zaboj´s lake) 1486 m (4,875 ft.); possible camping by the lake; S fresh water springs along the lakes´s shore
    µ Javorje; area, nearby peak ▲ at 1759 m (5,771 ft.)
    µ Planinica; 1723 m (5,653 ft.); area; gentle pass and nearby summer periodical settlement (¤ katun Planinica)
    S Škalje water spring; 1608 m (5,276 ft.)
    µ Suvi Pećarac; 1842 m (6,043 ft.); area; gentle pass
    µ Ognjenovo polje; field at 1765 m (5,791 ft.) with the pond (1760 m – 5,774 ft.) of the same name
    µ Pribranci; location; crossroad 1785 m (5,856 ft.)
    ¤ katun Okrugljak; 1738 m (5,702 ft.); periodical summer settlement S
    µ crkva Ružica (transl. Ružica church), between katun Okrugljak and ¤ Martinićki katun; folks and religious gatherings, especially on August 2nd each year (Ilindan – the day of st. Elijah)


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    89. Katun Okrugljak (Ružica church) – Mojkovac
    SinjajevinaPhoto: Sinjajevina by Darek

    ¤ katun Okrugljak 1738 m (5,702 ft.); periodical summer settlement S
    ¤ Martinićki katun 1678 m (5,505 ft.); periodical summer settlement S
    µ Borova glava 1725 m (5,659 ft.); crossroad and nearby peak ▲ 1854 m (6,083 ft.)
    µ Petrova kosa; 1790 m (5,873 vft.); area
    µ Rabrenov do; 1682 m (5,518 ft.); depression
    µ Bregovi; 1731 m (area 5,679 ft.); area
    ¤ katun Ckara; 1548 m (5,079 ft.); periodical summer settlement; ã mountain house in construction (status in 2011.) – planned as a hotel-type of accomodation with cca 25 beds; S
    µ Katuničko brdo; 1311 m (4,301 ft.); hill
    µ Topovi 1192 m (3,911 ft.); crossroad (path to Podbišće village); nearby hill ▲ Topovi at 1208 m (3,963 ft.)
    µ Paljokina kosa; 1010 m (3,314 ft.); area
    µ bridges over Tara river 810 m (2,657 ft.); monument of the Battle of Mojkovac (Wiki); SP - Description Wiki
    ¤ Mojkovac; Pop. 4,120 (2003.); 836 m (2,743 ft.); bus and train connections ("Adriatic road" Podgorica-Bijelo Polje/Rožaje; Belgrade-Bar Railway; Mojkovac-Žabljak/Pljevlja road); S ã ä Wiki


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    90. Mojkovac – Mountain Hut Džambas
    Mojkovac and BjelasicaPhoto: Mojkovac and Bjelasica by DINARIC-ZG

    ¤ Mojkovac; Pop. 4,120 (2003.); 836 m (2,743 ft.); traffic connections ("Adriatic road" Podgorica-Bijelo Polje/Rožaje; Belgrade-Bar Railway; Mojkovac-Žabljak/Pljevlja road); S ã ä Wiki
    µ Suvovrh; 1162 m (3,812 ft.); area
    µ Bojna njiva; 1162 m (3,812 ft.); meadow; historic site, old graveyard and monument to the fallen in the Battle of Mojkovac; ã eko-katun Filipović; Open: upon request, arrangement with the owner (Tel. +382 (0) 67 517 956); accommodation for cca 43 people; S (water, by asking the owner of katun)
    µ Razvršje; 1184 m (3,884 ft.); area
    µ Mjedeno guvno; 1162 m (3,812 ft.); area; historic location (the Battle of Mojkovac)
    ¤ katun Kutijevac; periodical summer settlement
    Mountain Hut: Planinarski dom Džambas (transl. Mountain Hut Džambas); 1446 m (4,744 ft.); in katun Kutijevac; Open: upon request, arrangement with Mtn. Club Džambas, Mojkovac / tel: +383 (0)67 878 938; Ranko Mišnić, +381(0) 84 47 32 21, Mobile: +382(0) 69 02 36 97; ã accommodation for cca 40 people ä S (if the Lodge is open only)


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    91. Mountain House Džambas – Katun Šiška
    Šiško jezero (lake)Photo: Šiško jezero (lake) by Zaricc

    Mountain Hut: Planinarski dom Džambas (transl. Mountain Hut Džambas); 1446 m (4,744 ft.); in katun Kutijevac; Open: upon request, arrangement with Mtn. Club Džambas, Mojkovac / tel: +383 (0)67 878 938; Ranko Mišnić, +381(0) 84 47 32 21, Mobile: +382(0) 69 02 36 97; ã accommodation for cca 40 people ä S (if the Lodge is open only)
    S Vrioca spring: 1476 m (4,842 ft.)
    ¤ Žarski katun; 1660 m (5,446 ft.); periodical summer settlement; S
    S Prodana stream; has permanent water flow
    ¤ katun Marinkovac 1704 m (5,590 ft.); periodical summer settlement and mountain saddle; S
    Bjelogrivac (western peak); 1959 m (6,427 ft.)
    Bjelogrivac; area 1917 m (6,289 ft.)
    µ Mokro polje; field
    ¤ katun Lumer 1845 m (6,053 ft.); periodical summer settlement; water spring S
    µ crossroad for ¤ katun Kojanovac; crossroad at 1773 m (5,187 ft.); katun at 1753 m (5,751 ft.)
    µ NATIONAL PARK BIOGRADSKA GORA Wiki
    µ Šiško jezero (Šiško lake); 1660 m (5,446 ft.)
    ¤ katun Šiška S


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    92. Katun Šiška – Katun Vranjak
    Ursulovačko lake (Ursulovačko jezero)Photo: Ursulovačko lake (Ursulovačko jezero) by DINARIC-ZG

    ¤ katun Šiška S
    µ Ševarina; lake 1650 m (5,413 ft.)
    µ Reljina; area - cirque
    µ Ursulovačko jezero (Ursulovac´s lake); 1895 m (6,217 ft.)
    µ Galica; mountain area
    Crna glava; 2139 m (7,018 ft.); the highest peak of Bjelasica massif
    µ Galica; mountain area
    unnamed peak 2098 m (6,883 ft.)
    )( Saddle to Pešića jezero (Pešić´s lake); 1972 m (6,470 ft.); Off Trail descent to Pešića jezero 1829 m (5,971 ft.) lake and Studena voda spring S
    µ Kršara 1910 m (6,266 ft.); area, crossroad of non-paved roads
    S Savina bara spring; 1845 m (6,053 ft.)
    S The spring of Biogradska rijeka; 1800 m (5,905 ft.)
    µ Jagančarske rupe; rocky area; 1853 m (6,079 ft.)
    )( V. Čkala; mountain pass; 1923 m (6,309 ft.)
    ¤ katun Vranjak; 1765 m (5,791 ft.); periodical summer settlement and eco-katun/lodge (Eko katun Vranjak - Jelka); Eco katun is open upon request, arrangement with Milorad Bulatović; Tel. +382 69 400 094; ã accommodation ä S (possible to hire mountain horses, mtn.-bikes) Info


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    93. Katun Vranjak – Krivi do
    Pešića jezero (Pešića lake)Photo: Pešića jezero (Pešića lake) by DINARIC-ZG

    ¤ katun Vranjak; 1765 m (5,791 ft.); periodical summer settlement and eco-katun/lodge (Eko katun Vranjak - Jelka); Eco katun is open upon request, arrangement with Milorad Bulatović; Tel. +382 69 400 094; ã Accomodation for cca 55 people ä S (possible to hire mountain horses, mtn.-bikes) Info
    )( Raskrsnica; mountain pass; area (lit. transl. crossroad); 1725 m (5,659 ft.)
    µ Klisura; mountain slopes, area 1780 m (5,840 ft.); ▲ nearby peak Klisura 1827 m (5,994 ft.)
    ¤ katun Čkala; cca 1750 m (5,741 ft.); periodical summer settlement S
    Mountain Hut: Planinarski dom Krivi do (transl. Mountain Hut Krivi do); at cca 1800 m alt. (5,905 ft.), situated in katun Krivi do; Open: upon request, Mobile: +382 (0) 67 243-510; +382 (0) 69 043-622; ã Accomodation for cca 30 people; S (if the Hut is open only)


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    94. Katun Krivi do – Trešnjevik pass
    Pešića jezero (Pešića lake)Photo: Pešića jezero (Pešića lake) by DINARIC-ZG

    Mountain Hut: Planinarski dom Krivi do (transl. Mountain Hut Krivi do); at cca 1800 m alt. (5,905 ft.), situated in katun Krivi do; Open: upon request, Mobile: +382 (0) 67 243-510; +382 (0) 69 043-622; ã Accomodation for cca 30 people S (if the Hut is open only)
    ¤ katun Krivi do; cca 1690 m (5,545 ft.); periodical summer settlement S; ▲ nearby peak Lumer 1863 m (6,112 ft.)
    ¤ katun Bačko brdo; periodical summer settlement; ridge; 1678 m (5,505 ft.); S
    ¤ katun Asanovića; periodical summer settlement; S
    µ Šemin javor; locality
    µ kosa Zanoga; area; mountain slope
    Lisa, peak 1878 m (6,161 ft.)
    )( Mountain pass under Lisa peak; nearby Jovanov grob, a small picturesque graveyard
    ¤ katun Lisa (Prisojački katun); periodical summer settlement; cca 1720 m (5,643 ft.); S
    )( Trešnjevik pass; 1573 m (5,161 ft.), on Mateševo – Andrijevica road (7 km to Andrijevica, 15 km to Mateševo, 28 km to Kolašin); ã (Eko dom Trešnjevik & FB Accomodation for 10-15 people, Info at Tel: +382(0)67 400 361; Eko – Tours Komovi & FB Accomodation for 10 people, Info at Tel: +382(0)69 491 920 and +382(0)63 224 524; Savova kafana / Krčma kod Sava (Sava´s Inn) open April to October); ä S


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    95. Trešnjevik Pass – Katun Štavna (Komovi)
    Katun Štavna below KomoviPhoto: Katun Štavna below Komovi by DINARIC-ZG

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    96. Katun Štavna – Katun Carine
    KomoviPhoto: Komovi by vvujisic

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    97. Katun Carine - Pojenice
    MapPhoto: Map by DINARIC-ZG

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    Mojan/Marlulles

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    98. Pojenice – Vermosh
    A broad view on Plav-Gusinje-Vermosh valleyPhoto: A broad view on Plav-Gusinje-Vermosh valley by DINARIC-ZG

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    99. Vermosh – Tepishta
    LepushëPhoto: Lepushë by kamil

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    100. Tepishta – Popadija – Grebaje
    Prokletije peaks above Grbaja valley - Karanfili GroupPhoto: Prokletije peaks above Grbaja valley - Karanfili Group by vvujisic

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    101. Grebaje – Gusinje
    Grebaje Valley in SummerPhoto: Grebaje Valley in Summer by vvujisic

    Reccomended Round-Trip Eastern Prokletije: Gusinje – Greben – Visitor – Plav – Babino Polje – Bogićevica – Đeravica – Dečani – Maja Rops - Maja Leqinat – Peć - Hajla - Čakor – Plav
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    102. Gusinje – Ropojana – Zastan
    Ropojana ValleyPhoto: Ropojana Valley by vvujisic

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    Border stone in Buni i JezercePhoto: Border stone in Buni i Jezerce by Darek

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    104. Buni i Jezerces – Maja Jezerces
    Jezerce 6 Lakes ValleyPhoto: Jezerce 6 Lakes Valley by vvujisic

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    Descent from Maja JezercePhoto: Descent from Maja Jezerce by DINARIC-ZG

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    106. Buni i Gropa e Ujt – Qafa Pejes – Thethi
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    107. Thethi – Rragam (Valbona)
    Thethi and Pejës PassPhoto: Thethi and Pejës Pass by DINARIC-ZG

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    108. Thethi Rragam – Valbona Valley - Dragobi
    Maja Rosit (2525 m) summit view to Valbona ValleyPhoto: Maja Rosit (2525 m) summit view to Valbona Valley by vvujisic

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    Maje KrasniqesPhoto: Maje Krasniqes by DINARIC-ZG

    ¤ Maje Krasniqes (Qafë Droçes)

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