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Vertical Adventures Slovenia is a mountain guiding company and an educational platform focused on the mountain environment. It provides highly qualified guides as well as workshops and courses that will equip you with the knowledge to reach your mountain goals safely - from beginner to expert.

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Triglav

Julian Alps

The highest peak of Yugoslavia

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IFMGA - International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations

The Kingof its Kingdom

Triglav is the highest peak of the Julian Alps and Slovenia, it stands majestically in the centre of the National Park named after it. ‘He’ is the true ruler of near and far surroundings.

A silhouette of Slovenian sacred mountain and nation’s highest peak proudly stands on the national flag as a national coat of arms. Triglav not only has an appeal on its people, it truly is an international giant as people from all over the world pilgrimage to its kingdom. The first president of Slovenia, Milan Kučan, said it is a duty of every Slovene to climb Triglav at least once in their lifetime.

Triglav means three heads (tri glave). Although the mountain is compact, from south it shows 3 heads. On the left is Rjavec (2568m), in the middle is main summit, Triglav (2864m) and on the right is Mali Triglav (2725m, small Triglav). The 2864-metre-high limestone mountain Triglav has been a source of inspiration, devotion, countless stories and legends for Slovenes for more than a millennium.

The early Slavs may have believed the mountain was the home of a three-headed deity who ruled the sky, the earth and the underworld, but no one managed (or dared) to reach the summit until just two centuries ago.

Thanks to the initiative of Ziga Zois (1747-1819) Triglav was first climbed on August 26th 1778. The four brave men that climbed it were Luka Korošec, Matija Kos, Štefan Rožič and Lovrenc Willomitzer. They climbed from Bohinj lake, over Velo Polje (today Vodnikov Dom hut) to Ledine (today Planika hut) and further to Mali Triglav. Behind it the notorious ridge awaited them. They had to literally ride it because it was so narrow and had a few hundred meters drop on both sides. Triglav was one of the first important alpine peaks climbed at the time.

Mt. Triglav 2864m
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Join a group and climb Mt.Triglav in 2 days

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Climbing Mt.Triglav is always an amazing experience. The highest peak of former Yugoslavia is offering amazing views all the way to the Mediterranean sea, Julian Alps and Karavanke range, Austria, Italy and Croatia. The route is scenic and diverse, taking you from the glacier valley through the lush forests, mountain meadows to the kingdom of rocks. The route is a perfect combination of nice hiking trails and via ferrata climbing at the top. Tasting great local food and listening about the legends connected to this area will add this special something to the experience.

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WHO IS IT SUITABLE FOR?

It is suitable for everyone who wishes to climb Mt.Triglav, meet new people and enjoy the beautiful Julian Alps. If you don’t feel like hiring a private guide, climbing on your own or just wish to save some money, you can join a small group for 2 days and climb Mt. Triglav in great company.

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PRICE

245€ per person
The price includes transfers from Bled, Kranjska Gora and Bohinj, IFMGA professional guide and technical equipment (via ferrata set, climbing harness and helmet) Half board at the hut costs around 40€ per person and is not included in the price.

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Mt.Triglav trekking - 3 days

Mt.Triglav trekking - 3 days

Explore the Valley of the Seven Triglav Lakes

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Having fewer time limitations opens up different possibilities for the ascent. Trekking through the magnificent Seven lakes valley is easily combined with reaching the summit on the second day. There are loads of hidden places to see when you have some time to spare. If you want to get the most of your Triglav ascent, we highly recommend this program.

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WHO IS IT SUITABLE FOR?

This program is suitable for the ones that want to explore the heart of the Triglav National Park as well as reach the summit of Mt.Triglav. It is great also for families and groups.

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PRICE

390€ per person (min 2 persons)
The price includes professional guiding (IFMGA), transfers from Bled, Bohinj or Kranjska Gora and guides costs. It does not include food and accommodation at the huts (around 50€ per person per day)

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Activities & Courses

Mt.Triglav trekking - 3 days

Explore the Valley of the Seven Triglav Lakes

Exploring the magnificent valley of the Seven Triglav Lakes in the heart of the Kingdom of the Goldenhorn and climb to the top of mystical Mt.Triglav. There are loads of hidden places to see when you have some time to spare. If you want to get the most of your Triglav ascent, we highly recommend this program!

Via Ferrata courses - beginners to experts

From learning the basics to climbing the magnificent North wall of Triglav

“Iron road” makes climbing more accessible and takes you to amazing exposed places usually reserved just for mountain goats, climbers or alpinists. Variety of the routes and their difficulties makes this activity suitable for experienced mountaineers as well as families and beginners. True our courses you will learn how to use the equipment and safely enjoy climbing via ferrata routes on your own.

Sunny Via Botanica

Change your perspective for the afternoon - via ferrata routes with stunning views and wild flora

If you enjoy the heights, amazing views and exposed places this via ferrata is just for you! You will see picturesque Mojstrana village, the great upper Sava Dolinka valley and the full Karavanke range. During the summer a late afternoon evening climb in the shade is much better than the morning activity, but in the spring and the fall you can enjoy and keep warm on the sun during the whole day. Variety of the routes and their difficulties makes this activity suitable for experienced mountaineers as well as families and beginners. Wild Alpine flowers growing next to the path will bring smiles to your faces and make this experience even more unforgettable!

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