Winter in the mountains can be tricky. Go to the mountains adequately equipped, and learn to use the equipment beforehand. 1. Never go to the mountains alone in winter! 2. You can go to the mountains adequately equipped and learn to use the equipment beforehand. 3. At home and before the tour to the starting[ … ]
Know the forest fruits and mushrooms before you pick them. The daily limit of picking is 2 kilos per person. The picking is allowed just in the 3rd protective regime in Triglav National park.
Be respectful to livestock grazing on mountain pastures. Farmers work hard to preserve traditional mountain pasture farming. Keep your distance from livestock, especially if you have a dog. Permanently close the doors of the fence. Use marked hiking trails on mountain pastures. Don’t feed livestock as well as wild animals.
Plan a one or multi-day trip to Triglav National Park and consider the weather, traffic, available parking at starting points, available time and your physical abilities. We always plan different scenarios in case of changing weather, traffic jams or full parking. Follow traffic situation at https://promet.si/en.
Summer weather in the mountains can be very unpredictable. Summer showers are more frequent, even on summer days. Follow the weather forecast for the Julian Alps. https://meteo.arso.gov.si/met/en/weather/fproduct/ and regularly check the radar image of perception https://meteo.arso..ov.si/met/en/.
Park your vehicle in a public parking lot and use public transport. Choose Park&Ride for free or lower-priced parking lots close to train and bus stations. Official parking lots are connected with bus routes in all municipalities of the Julian Alps.
The map in the backpack is essential as water. Choose a hiking trail regarding the hiking map and the Alpine Association of Slovenia apps https://maps.pzs.si or https://outdooractive.com. Ask tourist information centres for the current conditions. We also sell some maps in Erjavčeva’s hut. Ask our staff. For a multi-day hike, book accommodation in mountain huts[ … ]
Choose a suitable and safe trail for hiking with a dog. Due to high summer temperatures, start your hike early in the morning and avoid rocky trails – the surface can warm up similarly to asphalt. Lead your dog on a leash to protect wildlife. Carry fresh water for your friend as well – drinking[ … ]