Winter climb of Triglav north wall

Join Gregor, ZGVS certified guide, on an adventure on the north wall of Triglav - 1,000 m high and 4,000 wide. An amazing experience in the Julian Alps!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range

Julian Alps

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Feb, Mar, Apr

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Ready to pursue the highest mountain in Slovenia? Come along as we go on the mightiest, highest and broadest wall of this 2,864 m mountain in the Julian Alps. The wall is 1,000 m tall and almost 4,000 m wide. It is so powerful that we simply call it the Wall – with a capital W. So, grab your mountain shoes and helmet, and let’s go!

    Triglav’s north wall offers over 120 routes. On this program, I will reveal the kingdom of the Wall and the puzzles of its classic climbing routes to you. A classic Slovenian tour!

    First of all, I will pick you up at your accommodation (Kranjska Gora, Bled). Then, we will transfer to the Vrata valley. Ideally, this point is where our hike will both begin and conclude. But if the road to Vrata valley is not clear of snow to make reach this starting point – which takes between 1.5 and 2 hours -, we will start walking from the middle of the valley (around 5 km in from the parking place in Vrata).

    Next, we will follow the path below the Wall, and ascend around 500 m. If the winter conditions are ideal, you will get a full 900 m of best winter climbing! Once at the top of the wall, we will follow Prag via ferrata for our descent.

    This program is available from the end of February, until the end of April. If the conditions of the Wall permit it, we could also go on this tour before this initial date.

    OPTIONAL: If you would like to pursue the Triglav summit (2,864 m) as well, we can add this to the program. This would require spending the night at a hut, to reach the summit on the second day. See additional fees and expenses for this option below.

    The basic equipment you will need for this program is: appropriate mountain clothes and shoes, helmet, climbing harness, backpack, 2x locking carabiner, sling 120 cm. Before departure, I will send you a more complete list. Also, I will provide the technical equipment.

    Interested in this Winter climb of Triglav’s north wall? Request your booking! Check out other winter programs, like the 2-day Triglav guided winter ascent, and the  1-day Mojstrana snowshoeing tour.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    390 EUR

    Group of 2
    295 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Transport during the trip
    • Mountain guide's expenses (lifts, meals, accommodation, etc)
     Technical equipment included. Optional: if we climb to the Triglav peak and descend on thesecond day the final price would be an extra €250 for one person, and an extra of €350 for a group of 2 (€175 per person). Accomodation costs not included: you will need around €55 for sleeping, food and drink in the hut , per day.
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    Your accommodation in Kranjska Gora or Bled

    Accommodation

    If you choose to include the ascen to the Triglav summit, we will spend the night at a hut

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I am an aspirant iFMGA mountain guide born in 1980 in Mojstrana, a Slovenian village close to Mount Triglav, the highest mountain in the country at 2864 m.

    From an early age, my parents took me to the mountains during summer and winter. At that time, my father was part of a mountain rescue team in my hometown and was also going on expeditions to the Himalaya and the Andes, so he became a big inspiration for me. We went climbing, hiking, sport climbing and ski touring together. His enthusiasm truly influenced me.

    I went to Alpine school, then Mountain rescue team, I did the Alpinist exam and I became an Alpinist instructor. After that, I also studied to be a professor of Sport. Several years later, I decided to begin my mountain guide education and to become an IFMGA/UIAGM certified mountain guide.

     
     
     


     

     

    What People are Saying about Gregor Kofler

     

    Grega is a very professional and knowledgeable guide who facilitated a wonderful adventure and memory for me.I would thoroughly recommend both Grega and the 1 day trip if you have a high level of fitness.
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    Bruce Chisholm
    Loved Slovenia and would highly recommend for those who enjoy the outdoors and walking. The via ferrata route was great for a morning hike. Stunning views and not too hard which was good given the heat that day. Our guide Borut (replaced by Gregor at the last minute as I had misjudged our dates so very much appreciated it) was lovely and made our trip even better.
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    Sarah Lockhart
    Gregor was friendly and supportive, the location was amazing and the climbing courses were challenging but achievable. Overall an awesome experience!
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    Oliver Tolerton
    Grega was brilliant. An absolute legend. The climb was challenging but Grega made us feel safe and comfortable throughout.
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    Jack Chalkley
     

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