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Kriška gora is a 5km mountain range above the place I live, spanning from cabin at Kriška gora (1.471m) in the West to the Tolsti vrh peak (1.715m) in the East. Hike is not too difficult but can be pretty steep at some places. Starting from Golnik, you need about an hour to reach the small village of Gozd, where the slopes of Kriška gora greet you upon exiting forest path. There you decide wether to proceed inbound cabin (lots of people do, as they have great food) or continue East inbound Tolsti vrh. We decided to take this route and after a couple of hours reached the peak. I have to say it was the last beautiful day of Autumn that day, with temperatures in 20C range and such hike was very pleasant.

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The slopes of Tolsti vrh greet you with beautiful views which only get better the higher you go.

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I feel Slovenia – Lake Krn

There are different ways to cool down on hot summer days. One, albeit quite hot in the process, is to climb some mountain – there’s always fresh at the top. Last weeks destination was Lake Krn – our biggest glacier lake in the high mountains at 1.394m of elevation.

Climb starts at the Klement Jug mountain cabin in the Lepena valley

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One April workday we decided to go for a roadtrip up one of the nearby alpine gravel roads leading to the Košuta ridge in Karavanke Alps. Never been there before, not knowing which of the many roads to take, we just took the first 🙂 We arrived at the plain between Planina Šija and Tegoška planina. Here’s a few photos of that beautiful day, where/when we felt, we are alone in the world.

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