Prutas & Skrka

Prutas & Skrka

Prutas (2393m), the giant of Durmitor, and Skrka valley, the beauty of Durmitor, from the Bobotov Kuk (2522m) summit climb. On the plateau between the lakes hut is visible. Photo: Aleksandar Gospic
on Feb 11, 2005 11:00 am
Image Type(s): Scenery
Image ID: 89563


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Vid Pogachnik

Vid Pogachnik - Feb 11, 2005 2:49 pm - Voted 10/10

This will attract attention!

What a nice area!


Velebit - Feb 13, 2005 9:46 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Spectacular

Thanks attm! Yes, amazing place.


nuia - Feb 13, 2005 6:59 am - Hasn't voted

Astonishing green

Look at the green of Prutas, like a carpet!

Great image, Pavle


Velebit - Feb 13, 2005 9:45 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Astonishing green

Thanks Pavle! Yes, mix of green carpets or green ledges between the white limestone cliffs or layers is absolutely incredible on Durmitor and here that is well displayed. I've never seen it anywhere like on Durmitor, it is so beautiful!


vvujisic - Apr 23, 2005 4:56 am - Hasn't voted

Amazing landscape of Durmitor beauty!

Bravo, Aleksandar!

Sinisa Pocrnic

Sinisa Pocrnic - Apr 26, 2005 4:25 pm - Voted 10/10

Greeeeeen! :)

I must visit Durmitor as soon as I can, it is simply....amazing.


Velebit - Apr 26, 2005 9:01 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Greeeeeen! :)

If you like green you'll go crazy there, like I did :-)

Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, Ricky Fitts in American Beauty

Sinisa Pocrnic

Sinisa Pocrnic - Apr 28, 2005 1:58 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Greeeeeen! :)

Since I live in a specific place, where rocks dominate over the greenery and vegetation, I find images like this mesmerizing. I could stand on a precipice for hours and enjoy the sheer beauty of Durmitor. Only thing I find more interesting than this specific image are ice-covered mountains and glaciers, there is nothing equal to that. :-)


Velebit - Apr 28, 2005 3:30 pm - Hasn't voted

Ice vs Green

I agree Sinisa; that frozen water on the mountains is fascinating! But imagine Himalayas, Alps and similar glaciated mountains without ice and snow. They would loose more than half of the beauty and would be just bare and dark granite mountains. Then, Durmitor and such rich green mountains with attractive relief would be more beautiful, at least to me.

Sinisa Pocrnic

Sinisa Pocrnic - Apr 28, 2005 6:20 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Ice vs Green

If the beautiful mountain massifs lost their glaciated surface, they would hold no interest for me. There are so many phenomena I find breathtaking, and greenish background of Durmitor is one of them. It is a place I would like to climb and hike, taking meditative, contemplative pauses admiring the force of creation, it is the place embodying the spirit of all-pervasive serenity. On the other hand, high altitude, glaciers, ice, etc. symbolize the battle with yourself, with your own abilities, going over the limits imposed by your body and psyche. Not to mention the structures formed by frozen water, landscapes of virginal snow, scenery you will never see on the lower mountains. Since I still hadn't climbed on ice, I don't know how exactly that looks like. Perhaps I will be too awkward, failing to climb over the lowest ice wall. I really don't know if I'll be capable of swinging my ice-axe for hours in the row, traversing the difficult routes, but one thing I am sure of is this: my heart yearns for ice climbing and I will try it as soon as I have enough time and money to travel. But still I can appreciate the splendour of a forested mountain, and valleys filled with lakes. Not only appreciate, but stand in awe of the nature's complex creation, taking my breath away with its beauty. Therefore, Durmitor will remain near the top of the mountains I want to climb with exquisite joy.


tuntun - Oct 15, 2006 7:37 am - Voted 9/10


Thanks for sharing beauty of our world..

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