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Winter Triglav Tour

An incredible wintertime ascent to the summit of Slovenia’s most iconic mountain.
Starting point
Ljubljana | Bled
Duration
2 days
Group size
max 2 people/ guide
Season
Dec - Apr
Technical level
For people who enjoy a challenge of exposed and difficult terrain
Fitness level
Suitable for hikers, who enjoy consecutive long days on a trail
Price
From: 449€/person

Put your winter climbing skills to the test with an expert guide

Spend a night in Slovenia’s most famous mountain lodge

Enjoy the triumphant feeling of standing atop Mt. Triglav

Soak up the magical wintertime beauty of the Julian Alps

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Winter climb of Triglav is truly and unforgettable experience

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Fantastic February weather on Triglav

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Sunrise at the Kredarica hut before the summit push

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It is lonely up there in the middle of winter

View of Triglav summit from Kredarica

View of Triglav summit from Kredarica

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It is hard to be in a bad mood after such a climb

View from Kredarica lodge in winter

View from Kredarica lodge in winter

Sunrise on top of Triglav in winter

Sunrise on top of Triglav in winter

The summit of Triglav in winter

The summit of Triglav in winter

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Sunrise before the summit push in early Autumn

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The hike to Kredarica in winter can be tough

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Amazing weather bring smiles for miles

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View of Triglav summit from Kredarica
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View from Kredarica lodge in winter
Sunrise on top of Triglav in winter
The summit of Triglav in winter
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Guided

Included in price

Retrun transfer from Bled
Professional guide
Overnight stay in Kredarica hut
Food & drinks
From:
449€
/person
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What to bring to the tour

Comfortable sports clothes
Insulation jacket
Sleeping bag
Spare socks, underwear and shirt
Waterproof gloves and one extra pair
Toilet paper
Snacks
Headlamp
ID card
Crampons
Ice axe
Trekking poles
Extra layer
Windproof jacket
Headwear
Ankle-high waterproof mountaineering boots
Water bottle or even better warm tea
Sunscreen
Toothbrush
Backpack 30-35 l
Some cash for the food and accommodation

Climbing Mt. Triglav in winter is truly a fascinating adventure. The landscape turns into a winter wonderland and the climb gets that extra challenging element only snow can supply. Our expert guide will ensure the trip is completely safe. All you need is some prior mountaineering experience of using an ice axe and climbing with crampons and you’re good to go. Join us!

Ascending the 2,863 m (9,395 ft) Mount Triglav is known among hikers and alpinists as a once-in-a-lifetime must. Especially in winter. It’s when the crowds are reduced to a fraction of their summer numbers, making the climb even more enjoyable. The countryside in the Julian Alps is transformed into a magical fairy-tale and a unique kind of surreal calmness sets over the land. With favourable weather conditions giving us the green light, the tour can commence and the thrills begin. The beaten snow makes the ascent to the Triglav Lodge at Kredarica relatively easy. Stunning scenes of the valleys below and surrounding mountains give us the humbling impression of smallness as we enter the snow-covered Alpine kingdom.

Even as a tour on its own, reaching the Kredarica hut in winter is an amazing hiking experience in the mountains. We gradually reach our first base, high above the world. The Kredarica Lodge is officially closed in winter. Only meteorologists call it their ‘permanent home’ during the cold season. Fortunately, these guys are a very hospitable bunch of mountain dwellers. They generously receive us and cook us a nice hot meal. Be warned, however, that the lodge isn’t heated in winter, so a sleeping bag is an obligatory companion, but you can get a blanket for extra warmth.

Early the next morning, our tour continues towards Triglav’s summit. Our guide will support you with climbing ropes and tips, as we make our way across the wild snowy and rocky terrain with our ice axes and crampons squeaking in the snow. As we’ve already mentioned, the weather conditions have to be right for both parts of the ascend to get the go-ahead. After a fun yet challenging climbing session, we finally reach the top, surrounded by the spellbinding wintery panorama. Breath-taking stuff that words cannot really describe! Slowly but surely, we then safely descend back towards the lowlands, one unforgettable experience richer.

NOTE: For experienced and quick mountaineers, the tour is also doable in 1 day if the conditions are right. Consult with a guide. Distance: 18 km (11,2 mi) Elevation: 1800 vm (5900 feet)

Itinerary

We will start our tour by picking you up and driving to Krma valley (45min from Bled). Our meeting time depends on the forecast and time of the year and will be set a day or two before the tour. After a quick gear check, we will start walking in the forest, quickly gaining altitude and reaching the Kredarica hut. Our time needed for the ascent largely depends on the snow conditions. It is also where we go through the basics of crampons and ice axe use. At the hut, we can leave some stuff we will not need for the summit push and gear up with helmets, harnesses and via ferrata sets.

The summit climb takes around 1.5h and about the same time back to the hut. According to the weather and how we feel, we can do the summit climb on the first day in the afternoon or on the second day early in the morning.  From Kredarica we have about 3.5h of hiking back to the car, where we arrive usually sometime early in the afternoon on the second day. 

Accomodation: Triglavski Dom na Kredarici

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Abbey A
Verified Customer
I went on the Triglav Winter tour with a friend, and guided by Klemen, in December 2023. The hike was absolutely fantastic! Beautiful views and an exciting climb up to the top. Klemen was incredbily helpful with any questions we had beforehand, and he was a wonderful guide all the way up. This hike was the best part of our Slovenia trip!! Thanks Klemen!
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Alex Breen
Verified Customer
Excellent experience with Triglav Tours and especially my guide Bine! I did the 1 night/2 day hike up Triglav in mid October and everything exceeded my expectations. Bine's a legend - very knowledgeable, friendly, and confident in assessing the groups experience levels. He had to spend a bit more time with a member of our party who needed rope assistance on some parts of the climb and the extra work he had to put in didn't slow us down at all, very professional. Would definitly book a tour again, cheers!
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James MacLaren
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I went on a 2 day tour with Luka and Luka. We were very fortunate with the weather but despite that both Luka’s were exceptional. Could not recommend them more highly. Ultimate professionals. The organisation from Tina to the guides was first rate. I would not hesitate to recommend them or use them for future adventures. 😃
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Michael Melnikov
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I completed my Triglav 2 days tour in September of 2023 starting at Rudno Polje and it was the best experience of this year summer season. Miha is quite a professional and intelligent guide who perfectly estimates the strengths and weaknesses of the team he guides, weather forecast and other circumstances like how dense would be expected traffic at via ferrata sections on the way out and back and to plan the tour accordingly. Not to mention he is a wonderful interlocutor with a deep knowledge of the area and mountains in general. I'd definitely recommend both the company and the guide.
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pam r
Verified Customer
Exceptional “Panorama 3 day Hike to Pokjuka Plateau” October 6-8. Stayed first night at Hotel Jelka (which I highly recommend) because Blejska hut was fully booked. The hotel is a nice option as it has been fully renovated and is close to the hut but offers hot showers and a private room! Second night was at Uskovnica hut which could use updating but offers lots of outdoor patio space, hot & cold running water and indoor flush toilets, much appreciated. It is accessible to day hikers so busy mid afternoon on a sunny Sunday! My guide Klemen, was incredibly knowledgeable, attentive, helpful and kind! Every detail of our route was carefully planned to make the experience perfect for me. Assistance was generously offered and accepted through rough scree coming down from the shoulder. Pace and snack breaks were set to meet my needs exactly and Klemen is a super friendly person. I was alerted about dangerous karst crevices and places where there were steep steps and tricky spots to navigate. All of which made my experience stress-free and fun, as well as extremely safe. I can’t find enough words to express how much I recommend Triglav Tours and particularly my guide Klemen Gerbec. Triglav National Park is spectacular- don’t miss it!
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emily vollmar
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My friends and I did a 3 day hut-to-hut hike in Triglav National Park this summer and loved it! Our guide, Bine, was very knowledgeable and provided necessary equipment and fun facts through the hike. We really enjoyed the via ferrata experience and we were happy to have someone guide us through the more technical aspects. The overnights in the huts were a blast with our guide and the other girls on our tour as well. Great way to see Triglav National park and meet new people! I cannot recommend Triglav tours enough!!

Join a Group

For solo hikers or hikers who wish to meet other like-minded souls, and don’t want to stress about tour-planning and other annoying details. We’re going to find you a group of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts and take care of all the other details. The tour will be led by our guide, who’ll make sure everything runs smoothly, ensuring maximum hiking enjoyment.

Private Guided Solo

Experience the great outdoors on a private guided tour tailored just for you. The tour is for solo adventurers who want a hassle-free adventure and not stress about the details of everyday planning. The guide will be fully at your disposal to make this experience as personalized as possible, maximizing enjoyment during and after the tour.

Expert Local Guides

Our professional guides know the local terrain and are trained to make this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity both safe and enjoyable.

Top Notch Equipment

We provide equipment rentals of helmets, harnesses, and more, by world-class quality brands.

Hassle-Free

We handle route planning, accommodations, transfers, and anything else you prefer not to deal with, so you can enjoy a carefree hike.

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