Mountaineering

Total 18 Posts

Mount Krn (2,244 m), Slovenia - Hiking, climbing, huts ...

The highest point of the Krn Mountains is Mount Krn (with the same name). It is a real alpine hiking paradise. It does not stand out in terms of height, as there are several higher peaks in Slovenia (see Triglav at 2,864 m). However, most of the mountains are...

Mangart Saddle (2055 m), Slovenia's Highest Panoramic Road

The Mangart saddle (Mangartsko sedlo) is one of the most visited points in the Julian Alps. Situated on the border of the Triglav National Park, the 2055 m high pass is famous for its fabulous panorama. A bucket-listed destination by bike, car, or even a motorbike. If you are near...

Slovenian Alps - Map, Geography, Cities, National Parks

There are a total of three ranges in the Alps within Slovenia: the Julian Alps, the Karavanks (Karavanke), and the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. All three mountain ranges are located in the northern part of the country and form a common tourist area - the Alpine region. Part of the area covered...

The Julian Alps, Slovenia (Guide) - Cities, Mountains, Attractions

The Julian Alps are one of the mountain ranges in the Alps that are amicably shared between Slovenia and Italy. Two-thirds of it is located on the Slovenian side, in the Triglav National Park. The mountain range covers an area of ​​4,400 km2. Its highest altitude is 2,864...

Top 10 attractions in Zermatt with maps and pictures

At 1608 meters, Zermatt is located at the foot of one of the most well-known mountains in the Alps, the Matterhorn in Switzerland. The small settlement in the valley is truly a pilgrimage site for lovers of climbing. Besides climbers, families are also taking a trip by train to the...

Climbing Matterhorn – Everything you need to know: camps, routes, weather, huts, equipment, etc.

The Matterhorn with its 4478 meters is one of the highest mountain peaks in the Alps and certainly one of the most famous as well. The mountain top, which also appears on the Toblerone chocolate, is climbed from Italy or Switzerland by about 3000 people a year. With this, the...

Hiking, Trekking, Mountaineering - What's the difference?

Would you like to experience the outdoors, but not sure what kind of activity is the perfect match? Hiking, trekking, backpacking or mountaineering. Most of us use these terms interchangeably, but they are not the same....
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