DESCRIPTION

A magnificent 5 day trekking circuit around the Logarska Dolina valley, which lies in the centre of the Savinja Alps including amazing alpine scenery with full accommodation and transfer services. This great tour will charm you with magnificent views and paths in the heart of the Savinja Alps. From Robanov kot to Korošica and Okrešelj – one of the greatest mountain trails in this region!

AREA: Logarska Valley

BASIC PACKAGE

  • Activities: 5 days Trekking, climbing, via ferrata and sport climbing including 5 summits over 2000 metres accompanied by a UIAGM/IFMGA mountain guide
  • Includes: Organisation, guiding, 6 nights Budget accommodation (BB), local transfers
  • Excludes: Lunches, dinners and extra beverages, technical equipment rental, flights, airport transfers, entrance fees and insurance

ITINERARY

Day 1: ARRIVAL

Arrival to the Logarska Dolina valley and check into Hotel Plesnik.

Day 2: TREKKING / SPORT CLIMBING

Hotel Plesnik – Rogovilec – Robanov kot – Molička peč – Korošica (hut)

We’ll have a go at sport climbing on boulders at Korošica where we’ll spend a night in the mountain hut.

Day 3: TREKKING - KOROSICA TO KAMNISKO SEDLO PASS

Korošica – Ojstrica (summit) – Planjava (summit) – Kamniško sedlo (hut)

We’ll ascend the beautiful peak of Ojstrica, before following the ridge to Planjava. We’ll descend to the Kamniško Sedlo pass, where we’ll stay overnight in the hut.

  • Duration: approximately 5h
  • Accommodation: H/B in the mountain hut

Day 4: KAMNISKO SEDLO TO OKRESELJ HUT

Kamniško sedlo – Brana (summit) – Turska gora (summit) – Okrešelj (hut)

We’ll climb an easy (grade II UIAA) route to the summit of Brana. We’ll descend to the Kotliči pass and climb from there to the top of Turska gora. We’ll descend down a via ferrata to Okrešelj, where we’ll sleep in the mountain hut.

(It’s also possible to descend from Brana directly to Okrešelj.)

  • Duration: approximately 5h
  • Accommodation: H/B in the mountain hut

Day 5: OKRESELJ TO LOGARSKA DOLINA

Okrešelj – Mrzla gora (summit) – Okrešelj – Logarska dolina

We’ll climb to the top of Mrzla gora and descend down to the Savinjsko Sedlo pass. From there, we’ll return to Okrešelj before descending all the way down to the Logarska Dolina valley, where we’ll spend another night at Hotel Plesnik.

  • Duration: approximately 5h
  • Accommodation: H/B in the mountain hut

Day 6: LOGARSKA DOLINA - TREKKING AND TOUR

Logarska dolina – village of Sveti Duh – Potočka zijalka (cave) – Solčava

We’ll drive along a beautiful panoramic road to the village of Sveti Duh. From there, we’ll hike to the cave of Potočka zijalka (1h). We’ll return to Solčava and Hotel Plesnik at the end of the day.

  • Duration: approximately 4h

DEPARTURE

Depart Hotel Plesnik for airport and your flight home.

SELF ASSESSMENT

See Tours Grading and self assess your level:

Fitness Level: B                         Technical Level: 2

Fitness B            Technical 2

Difficulty: Moderate to extreme (via ferrata E)

KEY INFORMATION

  • Equipment you should bring: See personal equipment list
  • Number of participants: Min 2 persons
  • Meeting point: Hotel Plesnik – Logarska Dolina Valley
  • Gateway Airport: Klagenfurt, Ljubljana, Graz or Zagreb
  • 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

Availability: From 30/06 to 30/09/2015

PACKAGE OPTIONS

Budget Package Price

£800 pp (6-8 clients / guide)

INCLUDES

  • Organisation
  • Guiding
  • 6 nights Budget accommodation (B&B)
  • Transport from the hotel to the destination

EXCLUDES

  • Lunches and dinners
  • Extra beverages
  • Technical equipment rental
  • Flights
  • Transfers from/to Ljubljana airport (or Klagenfurt, Graz or Zagreb Airport)
  • Entrance fees
  • Insurance

Standard Package Price

£1490 pp (4 clients / guide)

INCLUDES

  • Organisation
  • Guiding
  • 3 nights Hotel*** / half board
  • 3 nights Mountain hut / half board
  • Entrance fees
  • All local transfers

EXCLUDES

  • Lunches
  • Extra beverages
  • Technical equipment rental
  • Insurance
  • Transfers from/to Ljubljana Airport (or Klagenfurt, Graz or Zagreb Airport)

Premium Package Price

£2490 pp (2 clients / guide)

INCLUDES

  • Organisation
  • Guiding
  • 3 nights Hotel*** / Full board
  • 3 nights Mountain hut / Full board
  • Extra beverages
  • Technical equipment rental
  • All local transport
  • Entrance fees
  • 8 week training plan
  • Coaching (8 Skype calls)

EXCLUDES

  • Transfers from/to Ljubljana Airport (or Klagenfurt, Graz or Zagreb Airport)
  • Insurance

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT

Mountaineering - gear selection

CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT

Check List:

  • Expedition bag with additional/spare clothes (stays in the valley)
  • Mountaineering boots (full ankle height)
  • Walking trousers
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof over pants
  • Shorts (Optional)
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Sun cap or headband
  • Sunglasses
  • Suncream
  • Lip salve
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Light fleece gloves
  • Thermal underwear – short/long
  • Spare underwear
  • Lightweight climbing gloves – optional for Via Ferrata sections
  • Walking socks
  • Base layer wicking top / quick dry thermal
  • Fleece or alternative soft shell mid-layer
  • Rucksack – 35 litre capacity
  • 2 or 3 litre Camelbak (or 2 x 1 litre Nalgen bottles or Thermos)
  • Compeed blister pads – min 2 packs
  • Trekking poles (2)
  • Pocket knife
  • Head torch plus spare battery
  • Camera c/w optional waterproof bag
  • Lightweight sleeping bag
  • Small wash towel for mountain huts
  • Toiletries
  • Money and documents (ID, Alpine club membership card, etc)

TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT

  • 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