Photo set - Climbing Triglav

Climbing Triglav

by Robby Milo

Climbing Triglav - A private hut would be our first break just after day light broke.
Climbing Triglav
A private hut would be our first break just after day light broke.
Climbing Triglav - Fog continually danced around the sky.
Climbing Triglav
Fog continually danced around the sky.
Climbing Triglav - Kredarici looked surreal, and was a welcome sight after a morning of hiking.
Climbing Triglav
Kredarici looked surreal, and was a welcome sight after a morning of hiking.
- The clouds swirled around the Kredarica hut as we climbed our way up.
The clouds swirled around the Kredarica hut as we climbed our way up.
Climbing Triglav - A crowded summit as we began our way back down.
Climbing Triglav
A crowded summit as we began our way back down.
Climbing Triglav - Beautiful clouds stayed with us all day.
Climbing Triglav
Beautiful clouds stayed with us all day.
Climbing Triglav - The sun peaked through the clouds and greeted us as we made our way out of the Krma Valley.
Climbing Triglav
The sun peaked through the clouds and greeted us as we made our way out of the Krma Valley.
Climbing Triglav - Into the clouds.
Climbing Triglav
Into the clouds.
Climbing Triglav - Arriving at Kredarica, we were able to see our climbing route along with many already en-route to the summit.
Climbing Triglav
Arriving at Kredarica, we were able to see our climbing route along with many already en-route to the summit.
Climbing Triglav - Thinking carefully on hand placements was critical.
Climbing Triglav
Thinking carefully on hand placements was critical.
Climbing Triglav - After the summit we headed down into the fog.
Climbing Triglav
After the summit we headed down into the fog.
- Natural lawnmowers.
Natural lawnmowers.
Climbing Triglav - Stunning sunrise light trailed the early part of our hike.
Climbing Triglav
Stunning sunrise light trailed the early part of our hike.
Climbing Triglav - Morning light peaking through.
Climbing Triglav
Morning light peaking through.
Climbing Triglav - European mountain huts make for quite a different alpine hiking experience than in the United States.
Climbing Triglav
European mountain huts make for quite a different alpine hiking experience than in the United States.
Climbing Triglav - Once the vertical section of the climb was done, we made our way to a ridge with plenty of exposure.
Climbing Triglav
Once the vertical section of the climb was done, we made our way to a ridge with plenty of exposure.
- The sun briefly poked through at certain moments.
The sun briefly poked through at certain moments.
- Looking at the long downhill slog ahead of us.
Looking at the long downhill slog ahead of us.
Climbing Triglav - The light continued to put on a show once we made it above tree line.
Climbing Triglav
The light continued to put on a show once we made it above tree line.
Climbing Triglav - Catching our breath and shadows on the way to Triglav.
Climbing Triglav
Catching our breath and shadows on the way to Triglav.
Climbing Triglav -
Climbing Triglav
Climbing Triglav - Taking in the last bit of the climb before the summit.
Climbing Triglav
Taking in the last bit of the climb before the summit.
Triglav Success - Success!
Triglav Success
Success!
- Afternoon light.
Afternoon light.
Climbing Triglav - Morning light above Vernar Peak.
Climbing Triglav
Morning light above Vernar Peak.
Climbing Triglav - Upwards.
Climbing Triglav
Upwards.
Climbing Triglav - After 3 hours of steep hiking, we're ready to take on Triglav.
Climbing Triglav
After 3 hours of steep hiking, we're ready to take on Triglav.
Climbing Triglav - It was hard not to be amazed at the stunning scenery surrounding us.
Climbing Triglav
It was hard not to be amazed at the stunning scenery surrounding us.
Climbing Triglav - The mountains near Slovenia's highest point, Triglav, surrounded by clouds.
Climbing Triglav
The mountains near Slovenia's highest point, Triglav, surrounded by clouds.
Climbing Triglav - An empty mountain hut.
Climbing Triglav
An empty mountain hut.
Climbing Triglav - Trails are well marked in the Julian Alps.
Climbing Triglav
Trails are well marked in the Julian Alps.
Climbing Triglav - One of the Kredarici lodge administrators descending after an early morning shift.
Climbing Triglav
One of the Kredarici lodge administrators descending after an early morning shift.
Climbing Triglav - On the way.
Climbing Triglav
On the way.
Climbing Triglav - It was hard not to be amazed at the stunning scenery surrounding us.
Climbing Triglav
It was hard not to be amazed at the stunning scenery surrounding us.
- Kredarica Party.
Kredarica Party.
Krma Valley - Catching the last rays of light over the Krma Valley as we make our way home through Mojstrana, Slovenia.
Krma Valley
Catching the last rays of light over the Krma Valley as we make our way home through Mojstrana, Slovenia.
Climbing Triglav - With each step we were breathing less oxygen.
Climbing Triglav
With each step we were breathing less oxygen.
Climbing Triglav - Walking through the fog.
Climbing Triglav
Walking through the fog.
- Here you can nearly see the entire route of the final climb to Triglav.
Here you can nearly see the entire route of the final climb to Triglav.
Climbing Triglav - Vertical march.
Climbing Triglav
Vertical march.
- Heading back to the Krma Valley.
Heading back to the Krma Valley.
Climbing Triglav - With each step we were breathing less oxygen.
Climbing Triglav
With each step we were breathing less oxygen.
Climbing Triglav - Magic in the clouds.
Climbing Triglav
Magic in the clouds.
Climbing Triglav - The hike ends here…
Climbing Triglav
The hike ends here…
- Some areas do not have the ferrata.
Some areas do not have the ferrata.
- Heading back to the Krma Valley.
Heading back to the Krma Valley.
Climbing Triglav - Catching our first glimpse at Mali Triglav, a smaller summit just before the top of Triglav.
Climbing Triglav
Catching our first glimpse at Mali Triglav, a smaller summit just before the top of Triglav.
Climbing Triglav - One of the many gullies.
Climbing Triglav
One of the many gullies.
Climbing Triglav - …and quickly turns in to a climb.
Climbing Triglav
…and quickly turns in to a climb.
Climbing Triglav - Obligatory Triglav summit photo with the Aljaž Tower.
Climbing Triglav
Obligatory Triglav summit photo with the Aljaž Tower.
Climbing Triglav - Veliki Draški towers above the Krma Valley in the distance.
Climbing Triglav
Veliki Draški towers above the Krma Valley in the distance.