Voshütte – Erjavec Lodge at Vršič (1905)

Voshütte - Erjavec Lodge on Vršič (1905)

Voshütte – Erjavec Lodge at Voshütte – Erjavec Lodge at Vršič (1905) Vršič (1905)

Voshütte - Erjavec Lodge at Vršič (1905)

Voshütte – Erjavec Lodge at Vršič (1905)

This is probably the oldest photograph we’ll find of VoshütteErjavec Lodge (today Erjavčeva koča), built in 1901.
This photograph is from 1905.

In 1931, Vršič Pass would have been a remote and challenging mountain crossing, traversing through the heart of the Julian Alps. The pass road, constructed during World War I, was a remarkable feat of engineering, winding its way through steep terrain and offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Erjavčeva koča mountain hut, nestled along the pass road, would have been a welcome sight for weary travellers making the arduous journey across the mountains. With its sloping roof and cosy interior, the rustic wooden hut provided shelter, warmth, and sustenance to travellers venturing through the rugged alpine landscape.

Voshütte - Erjavec Lodge on Vršič (1905)

Voshütte – Erjavec Lodge at Vršič (1905) (source)

On the postcard, the mountain hut would be depicted against a backdrop of towering peaks, with wisps of clouds drifting lazily across the sky. Surrounding the hut, visitors would see patches of colourful alpine flora, including wildflowers and grasses, adding a touch of natural beauty to the scene.

The postcard would capture the timeless allure of Vršič Pass and Erjavčeva koča mountain hut, inviting viewers to imagine themselves embarking on a journey through the pristine wilderness of the Julian Alps. It would evoke a sense of adventure, discovery, and tranquillity, transporting viewers to a bygone era of alpine exploration and mountain hospitality.

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As part of our ongoing efforts to document and preserve the cultural and historical significance of the Erjavčeva koča mountain hut, we are eager to expand our collection with authentic imagery that captures the essence and charm of this iconic structure nestled in the Julian Alps.

If you possess any photographs or pictures showcasing the beauty and character of the Erjavčeva koča mountain hut, we would be extremely grateful and privileged if you could consider sharing them with us.

Your contributions would enrich our archival materials and help us promote awareness and appreciation of this beloved alpine landmark.

Additionally, if you are open to it, we would be delighted to discuss the potential for renting or purchasing the material from you, ensuring that it receives the recognition and preservation it deserves.

Please contact us with any questions or concerns regarding this request. We sincerely appreciate your assistance in this matter and thank you in advance for considering our proposal.

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Erjavceva mountain hut at Vrsic pass in summer

Erjavčeva mountain hut is open the whole year. Reserve your stay and spend some time in the natural paradise of Triglav National Park (UNESCO) near Kranjska Gora on Vršič mountain pass in the heart of Triglav National Park.

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