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1-day hike in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps, Slovenia

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Join Dean, a UIMLA-certified mountain leader, for this fun, scenic and exciting 1-day hiking trip in Slovenia's Kamnik-Savinja Alps. Choose from a wide variety of trips to different parts of the subrange, personalising the itinerary to fit your skill level, wants and needs.

Private

Alps

1 Day

All year

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

  • Enjoy the stunning scenery of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps.
  • Personalise the trip itinerary to perfectly fit your skill and desires.
  • Get the chance to hike to a variety of different destinations year-round.

Description

Situated on Slovenia’s northern border with Austria, the Kamnik-Savinja Alps are one of the top places in the entire mountain range for a hiking adventure!

Widely considered to have the most beautiful alpine valleys in the range, Kamnik-Savinja is full of spectacular scenery, stunning mountain passes and plenty of opportunities for an on-foot adventure.

The action begins shortly after we meet up at a pre-determined location and transfer to either the Logaskar Valley or Jezersko.

From here, there are a plethora of different day trips from which we may choose, ranging in length and difficulty:

  • Grintavec (2,558 m), the highest peak of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps; Duration: 8 to 9 hours; Altitude difference: 1,658 m

  • Ferrata Czech hut; Duration: 2 to 3 hours; Altitude difference: 542 m

  • Storžič (2,132 m); Duration: 7 to 9 hours; Altitude difference: 1,009 m
    Ravenska Kočna to Velika Baba (2,127 m); Duration: 8 to 9 hours; Altitude difference: 1,127 m

  • Logar Valley to Klemenča jama cave, Strelovec and Robanov kot; Duration: 5 to 6 hours; Altitude difference: 1,080 m

  • Podolševa to Potočka zijalka, Olševa and back to Podolševa; Duration: 4 to 5 hours; Altitude difference: 700

  • Logar Valley to Kroficka (2,083 m); Duration: 5 to 6 hours; Altitude difference: 1,246 m

  • Logar Valley to Ojstrica (2,350 m). Duration: 8 to 9 hours; Altitude difference: 1,525 m

Regardless of where we choose to hike, we will enjoy the area’s unparalleled beauty, getting panoramic vistas from high mountain passes as well as the chance to visit local villages and mountain huts.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for this incredibly fun and scenic 1-day hiking adventure in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps of Slovenia!

If you like the look of this trip then I think you may also enjoy my 1 to 3-day guided hikes in the Dolomites!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Harness

- Helmet

- Trekking poles

Price details

Please note the rental of snowshoes is also included in the price of the trip. Transport to the start of the trip, however, is not.


Details

Meeting point

Your hotel or by appointment.

Equipment you will need to bring

Backpack

Sunglasses

Watter bottle


About the guide

I am the founder of the Gotrek Hiking Company, an outdoor adventure company that offers qualified and professional mountain guiding to domestic and foreign guests and tourists in Slovenia, Italy, Croatia and all over Europe. All climbing, training, trekking, hiking and snowshoeing tours are guided by CMGA certified (Croatian Mountain Guide Association) and UIMLA guide.

I live in Slovenia, a country where mountaineering is a way of life. My team of UIMLA and CMGA guides and instructors works and lives in Slovenia or Croatia. If I am not available to guide you, one of the experienced guides in my team will be your guide.

We organize mountain experiences in all seasons in the European Alps, the Dolomites, Carnic Alps the Slovenian Julian Alps, Triglav National Park, Kamnik - Savinja Alps and the territory of Croatia, Velebit, NP Paklenica, and the islands in the Adriatic sea.

Languages

Italian | English | Croatian

Certificates

CMGA | UIMLA

Residence

Nova Gorica, Slovenia


What people are saying about Dean Strosar

Kieran Zeng

5.00

January, 2023

Dean was an excellent tour guide! He was patient and a great teacher, whilst also being very knowledgeable about safety. Highly recommend!

Gabrielle Cooper

5.00

December, 2022

We truly had an unforgettable snowshoeing tour with Dean! We couldn’t have asked for a better guide! Even though my snowshoeing skills were not the best, he was very patient. He definitely has the skills and was incredibly knowledgeable. He made sure we stayed safe and kept a close eye on everyone. He was kind enough to take photos of us! You can tell he loves what he does. You will not be disappointed with Dean! As for the Explore-Share service website….it made the booking process and communication extremely easy. I emailed with questions first and within 24 hours I had a response and decided to book. All in all the whole experience was great!

Lenny Sari

5.00

March, 2022

We had a wonderful day today with Dean as our guide at the "Tre Cime". He was very patient with us (we're not particularly fast walking up a mountain), but we never felt pressured. He offered us some additional detour to give us an additional special view, but made clear that we would have to see first if the conditions were good enough for us to pass, as otherwise it would be too dangereous. We were lucky and were able to walk on, but on the "dangerous" icy passage over a cliff he walked under my wife making sure she was safe - overall, we felt that we were in very good hands with you, Dean, thank you very much!!

Amy Garrod

5.00

October, 2021

I had an absolutely fantastic time with Dean. He was patient and adapted the course to my ability. I would highly recommend this trip.

Christian Jensen

4.00

September, 2021

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Barb Cleveland

5.00

January, 2020

Dean was very attentive to all. Easy to talk to and informative

Dorothy

5.00

December, 2019

Dean was very helpful and responsive to our enquiries. He was enthusiastic and devoted to show the prettiest side of Tre Cime to us. Although we were a bit behind, Dean was patient to wait for us and cater to our speed. Great experience!!

Wing Cheng

5.00

August, 2019

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Daniel Capurro

5.00

August, 2019

Dean is an excellent guide. He's friendly and conscientious and throughout or trip was focused on getting us to achieve our hiking goals while being aware of our abilities and experience. We chose a relatively tough hike (8hrs, 1,700m elevation gain) but Dean made sure we completed it safely and at a good pace. He also took photos throughout so we could concentrate on the hiking and shared them with us later. He was also good company on the hike. I would thoroughly recommend his services.

Anne Ledet

5.00

July, 2019

Dean was simply wonderful ! Sure footed and quick to notice when we needed a break. Conversation was easy and he was very pleasant and professional. We had a fantastic time and would absolutely hike with Dean again. What an enjoyable experience!!!

David G, David N, Oshri and J(ack)

5.00

July, 2019

We were looking for a hike suitable for 4 adults with reasonable experience in hiking.Dean not only crafted a 5 day activity for us but was also able to adjust for routes to fit our needs during the hike itself. Dean proved to be a great guide with both knowledge and an amazing attitude and was simply so much fun to be with, Dean also went 'the extra mile' for us taking some of us to special activities which we did not plan for. If you are looking for hiking in Slovenia and getting an experience of a life time - I would highly recommend Dean. 5 starts all the way (And if there 6 he would get them as well :) ) Dean, thank you so much !

Sheryl Chua

5.00

June, 2019

Dean was prompt and super knowledgeable about the area we were going to. He guided us safely to Slemenova Spica to enjoy the Julian Alps. As two girls from the city, we don't have much hiking experience, and he was patient and super helpful. We enjoyed our trip so much and it has been the highlight of our Slovenia trip. Thanks once again, Dean, for taking us on this experience!

Kaori Tanaka

5.00

June, 2019

He guided us to really fun hiking depending on the weather ,our skill and preference.We had a great time.

Abby Chua

5.00

May, 2019

Dean is a super experienced guide, he is very qualified to do all sorts of mountineering too if you are interested to try. I had a good time learning how to do snow shoeing and he is very patient in teaching me and assessing my abilities to suggest different routes which is suitable for my build and stamina. It was great and safe to have him as a guide because he knows the terrain well and that is good to know.


 

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