DESCRIPTION

Would you like to try climbing on natural rock in beautiful surroundings? We invite you to a safe and fun climbing experience under professional supervision by IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guides in the beautiful outdoor scenery of Paklenica. The Paklenica Gorge is the climbing pearl of Croatia. This area offers a variety of outdoor activities and provides an unforgettable adventure, whether you prefer short sport climbing routes, or longer routes on attractive big walls up to 350 metres high. Climbing and walking here is complemented by pleasant swimming in the nearby sea.

AREA: Paklenica, Croatia

BASIC PACKAGE

Activities: 6 days mixed trekking, climbing and via ferrata routes

Price includes: Guiding, organisation, 7 nights accommodation (B&B), transport from hotel to destination

Price excludes: Lunches, dinners, insurance, extra beverages, technical equipment rental, flights, airport transfers, entrance fees

PLANNED TOURS

  • Paklenica Gorge
  • Anića kuk
  • Trekking from Velika Paklenica to Mala Paklenica
  • Zrmanja Canyon
  • Mixed Via Ferrata routes
  • Climbing at Tulove grede

ITINERARY

Day 1: ARRIVAL

Arrival in Starigrad

Day 2: PAKLENICA GORGE

Sport climbing in the Paklenica Gorge. Accompanied by a mountain guide, you’ll be able to climb routes graded 4a to 6c.

Day 3: ANICA KUK

We’ll ascend the great summit of Anića Kuk by trail and a via ferrata. You will enjoy beautiful scenery composed of the Velebit peaks on one side and the Adriatic Sea on the other. We’ll descend a different side of the mountain, passing under its imposing north face on the way down.  You can also climb sport climbing routes on the way back.

Day 4: TREKKING

Trekking from Velika Paklenica to Mala Paklenica – we’ll walk from the canyon of Velika Paklenica to the canyon of Mala Paklenica (13 km).

Day 5: ZRMANJA CANYON

We’ll visit the canyon of the river Zrmanja, where we can enjoy rafting or kayaking.

Day 6: VIA FERRATA

The rock formations of Velebit are perfect for adrenaline parks. One such park, which is very close to Starigrad, is the Vaganec Adrenaline Park. With its hanging bridges and aerial runways, it offers plenty of adrenaline-filled adventures.

Day 7: CLIMBING AT TULOVE GREDE

Tulove Grede is  composed of fantastic rock spires, needles, towers and pillars. The famous movies about Winnetou were filmed here. We will climb multi pitch routes, from which we’ll make abseil descents.

Day 8: DEPARTURE

Departure from Zadar or Zagreb airport.

SELF ASSESSMENT

See Tours Grading and self assess your level:

Fitness Level: A                        Technical Level: 2

Fitness A         Technical 2

KEY INFORMATION

  • Equipment you should bring: See personal equipment list
  • Number of participants: Min 2 persons
  • Meeting point: Starigrad
  • Gateway Airport: Paklenica – Zadar 33 miles / 57m or Zagreb 171 miles / 2hr 47m
  • Airport transfers: Available on request subject to surcharge
  • Insurance: You will require appropriate personal cover for this trip with term or annual insurance and we will need to see a copy of your insurance at time of booking. Recommended insurers – BMCAustrian Alpine ClubSports Cover Direct or Snowcard

BOOKING ENQUIRY

CALL: 017687 75337

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DATES

13/06/2015 – 20/06/2015

PACKAGE OPTIONS

Budget Package Price

£800 pp (6-8 clients / guide)

INCLUDES

  • Organisation
  • Guiding
  • 7 nights budget accommodation (B&B)
  • Transport from the hotel to the destination

EXCLUDES

  • Lunch and dinners
  • Extra beverages
  • Technical equipment rental
  • Flights
  • Transfers from/to Zadar or Zagreb airport
  • Insurance
  • Entrance fees

Standard Package Price

£1490 pp (4 clients / guide)

INCLUDES

  • Organisation
  • Guiding
  • 3 nights Hotel *** / half board
  • 4 nights Mountain huts / half board
  • Local transport
  • Transfers from/to Zadar or Zagreb airport
  • Entrance fees

EXCLUDES

  • Lunches
  • Extra beverages
  • Flights
  • Technical equipment rental
  • Insurance

Premium Package Price

£2490 pp (2 clients / guide)

INCLUDES

  • Organisation
  • Guiding
  • 3 nights Hotel*** / full board
  • 4 nights Mountain hut / full board
  • Extra beverages
  • Technical equipment rental
  • Local transport
  • Transfers from/to Zadar or Zagreb airport
  • Entrance fees
  • 8 week training plan
  • Coaching (8 Skype calls)

EXCLUDES

  • Flights
  • Insurance

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT

Mountaineering - gear selection

CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT

Check List:-

  • Expedition bag with additional/spare clothes
  • Lightweight mountaineering boots (full ankle height)
  • Walking trousers
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof over pants
  • Shorts (Optional)
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Sunhat or cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Suncream
  • Lip salve
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Light fleece gloves
  • Lightweight climbing gloves – optional for Via Ferrata sections
  • Walking socks x 6
  • Base layer wicking top / quick dry thermal x 6
  • Fleece or alternative soft shell mid-layer

TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT

Check List:-

  • Climbing helmet
  • Climbing harness
  • Via ferrata Self-belay kit

AFTER YOU BOOK?

  • We will contact you and discuss the route, equipment and any special needs of your group.
  • We will tailor our trip plan to the fitness level of your group.
  • We will send you our standard contract and payment instructions (credit card, PayPal, cheques, wire transfer).
  • 2 months before the agreed date, we will let you know how to prepare for the track.
  • 2 weeks before the agreed date, we will confirm weather conditions and how to prepare for traveling to the destination.

TESTIMONIAL

“It’s already over and I don’t have enough words to adequately praise our guides!” John Kragelj