Velika Planina

Country: Slovenia
Mountain: Velika Planina
Length: 28.31 km (With cable car 29,8 km)
Elevation gain: 1350m (with cable car 2170 m)
Descent: 2170 m
Maximum elevation:  1640 m
Technical difficulty: 5/5
Download GPS Track: Velika Planina_CycloTrail
Date of ride: 27.10.2019.
Suitable for E-bike: Yes

Velika Planina is probably one of the top 5 rides of 2019. and it is the site of few European surviving high mountain herdsmen’s villages where traditional Alpines culture still lives. Its scenic  high plateau is famous for its beauty and landscape. During all year, Velika Planina is accesible by aerial cable car, the bottom cable car station is located in Kamniška Bistrica, next to the Kamp Alpe campsite (here we parked our car, plenty of parking space, and from here we started our route). It took less than 10 minutes to reach upper station in Velika Planina’s Šimnovec area.
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Golica – Hrušica peak

Country: Slovenia
Mountain: Golica/Hrušica peak
Length: 39 km
Elevation gain: 1603m
Maximum elevation:  1750 m
Technical difficulty: 4/5
Download GPS Track: MTB Golica_Hrušica peak_Cyclotrail
Date of ride: 25.06.2019.
Suitable for E-bike: No

Golica is a mountain in Slovenian Alps located on western part of Karavank Alps. We visited this mountain in June, and picked a perfect day for this trip. Even though Golica is very close to Stol , it is very different from that route. We parked on parking lot in Mojstrana, and started to ride on south side of river Sava. There is flat bicycle lane, which is great for warming up. Our route goes on this lane for a few km.

After crossing river Jesenica we went left following the road for Golica and there starts ascent on paved road. After 13 km of pedaling we stumbled on well. Little refreshing, snack and we continued forwards. From here starts views on pastures.

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