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Mt. Triglav Guided 2 Day Ascent From Krma Valley

Andrej, an IFMGA certified mountain guide, wants to lead you on a 2 day ascent of the highest peak in Slovenia and the Julian Alps: Mount Triglav, from the beautiful Krma Valley.

Mountain RangeJulian Alps
Duration2 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Mount Triglav (2,864m) is a proud monument of Slovenia. This extraordinary peak is not only the highest mountain in the entire country, but also the highest mountain in the Julian Alps. It is also the namesake of the country’s only national park. Yet despite the mountain’s accolades, it is actually not a very difficult climb. Furthermore, at the top of the peak, there is a thrilling via ferrata that you will get to experience as well. And from the summit, you will get to enjoy some breathtaking views. There are many different ways to scale the mountain, and on this 2 day trip, we will do it from the Krma valley. This route is one of the easiest routes to take up to the summit.

Depending on weather conditions, we will either reach the summit of Mount Triglav in the afternoon of day 1, or in the morning of day 2. However, regardless of which day we choose, we will be spending the night in the Triglavski Dom located on Kredarica, which will take approximately 5 hours to reach from the Krma valley. From Kredarica, the climb to the summit will take approximately 2 hours. Finally, the descent back to the car at the Krma valley will take approximately 6 hours.

There is also the option to do the ascent and descent on a single day as well. However, that option is reserved for people in excellent physical condition. Weather conditions also play a large part in the single day excursion option as well.

If you would like to climb to the top of Mount Triglav, I would be happy to guide you on this exciting 2 day adventure. To join me, all you have to do is send me a request.

Are you looking for another climbing adventure on a much bigger peak? If so, I can also guide you to the top of Mount Lenin in Kyrgyzstan on this 21 day expedition.

Accommodation

Triglavski Dom on Kredarica.

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Participants should bring basic mountaineering equipment that can be used for the via ferrata.

Meeting point

The end of the road in the Krma Valley.

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About the guide

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I was born in Kranj (Slovenia), and since I was a child the mountains have been my passion. I graduated in Sports at Ljubljana University and started an alpine career as a member of the Kranj Alpine Club.

In 1977, I climbed my first eight-thousander: it was a new route on Gasherbrum I. Some years later, a partner and I became the first Slovenians to ascend Mt Everest, also on a new route.

In fact, I’ve been at the top of Everest twice. The second time, I reached the summit with my wife Marija, and we were the first married couple achieving that.

Throughout my alpine career, I took part and even lead more than 20 expeditions in the Nepalese Himalayas. There, I climbed more than six peaks over eight thousand meters: two of them on new routes and three using pure alpine style. I also climbed in Patagonia, Pamir, USA, Caucasus and Scotland.

However, my major success was climbing a new route on Kangchenjunga, in alpine style and together with climber Marko Prezelj. After this, we won the prestigious mountaineering award Piolet d’Or.

I am a mountain guide since 1982 and I obtained my IFMGA license in 1997. I am also an instructor at the Slovenian Mountain Guide Association (SMGA).

I still live in Kranj with my wife and the youngest of our three children.


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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

EUR 464 each

Group of 2

EUR 258 each

Group of 3

EUR 207 each

Group of 4

EUR 207 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

Price details

• The listed price is per person and only includes the guiding fee. Additionally, the client must consider the cost for huts, food, drinks, and transportation during the tour, for the guide and themselves. For the 1-day ascent option, the price is 350 Euros for one person and 200 Euros per person for a group of 2.


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