Climb Triglav in 3 days via the Valley of Seven Lakes (Group)

An experienced guide from the Mitja Šorn Team takes you on this 3-day Mount Triglav group ascent through the beautiful Valley of the Seven Lakes route.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

3 days

Mountain Range

Julian Alps

People per Guide

8 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Group

Highlights

 
  • Climb Mount Triglav through one of the most beautiful and longest routes

  • Stay in small mountain huts, enjoying stunning views over the Slovenian Alps

  • Cover a distance of over 40 km, along the company of an experienced local guide

 

Mount Triglav (2864m) is the highest peak in Slovenia, and the most popular climb in the country, with several routes to the summit. Today we invite you to join us on a 3-day group ascent via the Valley of the Seven Lakes.

This is the longest route, but probably the most beautiful and diverse approach to Triglav. Along three days, we will cover a distance of over 40 kilometers and a height difference of more than 2500 meters.

During these days, we will be sleeping in small mountain huts which offer simple accommodation and typical Slovenian food, enjoying spectacular views over valleys, mountains and lakes.

On the first day, we will drive up to the trail start, high above Bohinj Lake, on Blato meadow. It is also possible to start the ascent lower in the valley, but driving up allow us to cover some altitude difference by car, a great help on this long trek. Also, it gives us the opportunity of enjoying much better scenery.

Then we will hike along the Seven Lakes trail, over beautiful alpine meadows. We will have lunch at a hut and go on hiking up the valley, enjoying amazing views, until we reach the Zasavska koca na Prehodavcih hut, where we will stay overnight.On the second day, we will continue the hike over beautiful landscapes, and stay at the Vodnikov dom hut.

Following an old military trail for about an hour, we will reach a via ferrata. From the hut, it take us about 3 hours to reach the summit of Mount Triglav. We descend to the Planika Hut, crossing down alpine meadows and get back to our car from there. The descend takes about 7 hours from the top of the mountain.

This group tour is a great opportunity for single climbers or for climbers who are part of a small group. The climb will start each Monday and finish on Wednesday, from end of June until the end of September.

Just send us a request if you want to join us on this group ascent to the most famous mountain in Slovenia. You may also be interested in a private climbing tour in Triglav. In that case we can offer you these climbing options.

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
390 EUR

Group of 2
390 EUR

Group of 3
390 EUR

Group of 4
390 EUR

Group of 5
390 EUR

Group of 6
390 EUR

Group of 7
390 EUR

Group of 8
390 EUR

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 Minimum group size: 2 people / You need to calculate about 120-150€ extra per person for full service on the huts
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Fit

Accommodation

Zasavska koca na Prehodavcih Hut and Vodnikov dom Hut

More info

We will provide you with harness, helmet and via ferrata kit.

This is the equipment list for Triglav climb, but don't worry if you don’t have something of the list: headlamp, warm clothing (fleece, etc), waterproof jacket and trousers (depending on the weather forecast), hand gloves (it can snow on the mountain in August also), hat, sunglasses, hat and sun cream (high factor), shoes (high hiking boots recommended), poles, backpack(30l), water bottle, medicine prescribed by your doctor, camera, energy bars, chocolates, other food for the climb (the longest stretch without huts is 5 hours long, you can get warm food at the huts, so don’t exaggerate with snacks), alpine club membership card (if you are a member, you get some discount on sleeping, if not don’t worry about it).

Max group size is 8 people per guide for the whole trek, except for the via ferata section on the ascent to Triglav, which is 4 people per guide.

 

About the Guide

 
 

I am a UIAGM mountain guide, ski instructor and sports teacher and the current president of the Slovenian Mountain Guide Association.

I am still the only guide who can make a living working exclusively in Slovenia. I climb Triglav more than 25 times per year, which means I have climbed the most famous peak in my country over 200 times.

If you want to climb or ski in Slovenian mountains I am the right choice. I guide via ferrata, rock climbing, snow climbing, ice climbing, hikes, heliski, freeride skiing and ski touring.

Slovenia has good options for all of these activities, so you are welcome to take a look at my trips and find something for yourself. If you don't find anything let me know and I will see if I can help you!

I speak English. Ich sprache auch ein bischen Deutsch. Parla anche un pocho Italiano e abla tambien un po Espanol.

If I am not available to guide you, one of the super experienced guides in my team - Rok, Peter, Grega or Igor - will be your guide.

 
 
 

 

What People are Saying about -Mitja Šorn Guiding Team

 

Good information on the Explore-share website and help finding an available guide. Got in direct touch with guide very fast and were able to get all answers as to verify that this was the right trip for me. Had to change dates by one day due to weather changes, but this is to be expected in mountain regions. Ended up climbing in beautiful weather with very professional, calm and safe guide Igor Kremser. Overall a good experience from finding the trip, all communications and of course the trip itself. Thanks!
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Kjetil Nybø
It was a great experience. My guide, Tadej was very accomplished and confident. I trusted him 100%. The interactions and communication were very professional. I would recommend explore share!
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JEANNE Thomas
Igor was fantastic Very professional Very nice guy.
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Anna Wallis
Wow what an experience climbing Mount Triglav was. Our guide Mitja was so knowledgeable about the whole area and was a perfect host. I would highly recommend this guided climb to anybody.
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