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Recommended Trips trough Kranjska Gora, Bovec, Slovenia

Recommended Trips trough Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

This recommendation is not just a generic travel guide. It’s a heartfelt suggestion from us, the locals living on Vrišič, who have the privilege of experiencing the beauty of these mountains all year round.

A Year-Round Open Alpine hut on Vršič Pass

A Year-Round Open Alpine hut on Vršič Pass Slovenia

In this area, especially around Vršič Pass, Soča River, and Kranjska Gora, Erjavčeva koča mountain hut is the only mountain hut open the whole year.

Mountain hut Vršič Kranjska Gora

Mountain hut Vršič Kranjska Gora Slovenia

Slovenian mountain huts, or “planinske koče,” are not just shelters, but an integral part of the country’s alpine tradition. These huts, strategically located along popular trails and at crucial points within the alpine landscape, offer more than just a place to rest.

Mountain Rescue is Free Only in Slovenia

Mountain Rescue is Free Only in Slovenia is a myth

In Slovenia, mountain rescuers increasingly assist poorly equipped, inadequately conditioned, uneducated, and irresponsible hikers. There’s a belief that this is only possible in Slovenia where rescue is free, unlike abroad where rescue is chargeable, leading to fewer such cases.

Julian Alps – Kranjska Gora – Vršič – Slovenia

Julian Alps Kranjska Gora Vršič Slovenia

The Triglav National Park is definitely a place for mountain lovers; breathe the fresh air, hike through the great vastness of the valleys and peaks, admire the beautiful mountain flora, and observe the wildlife in their natural habitat.

Vršič Kranjska Gora map of Slovenia

Vršič Kranjska Gora map of Slovenia

Triglav mountain in Slovenia, Škrlatica is the second highest, and some others, such as Prisank, Mala and Velika Mojstrovka, and the most popular Slemenova Špica, all accessible from Erjavčeva mountain hut as starting point from Vršič pass.

Is it Vršič pass open or just Transit

Vršič pass open or just for Transit

This sign should provided real-time updates on the status of the mountain pass. But not really for us. We always strive to have some space available, especially for our guests staying and sleeping at the hut.

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