Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Vrata and Krma Mountain Valleys

October 7, 2016, 18 pictures

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From Vrata Valley to Pot čez prag / Trail Over the Threshold


32652. Aljažev dom / Aljaž Mountain Hut, 1.015 m a. s. l., the starting point of all the Mt. Triglav trails from Vrata, with Mt. Triglav, 2.864 m a. s. l., and its north face in the background



32653 - 32655. Vertical panoramic view of Mt. Triglav over the north face, through tree branches



32656. View east to Vrata valley over the dry riverbed of Triglavska bistrica



32657. View of Luknja / The Hole pass, 1.761 m a. s. l., from the foot of Mt. Triglav north face



32658. The steeper parts of the trail, in the Mt. Triglav north face, are via ferata-like



32659. At 1.360 m a. s. l. we had to return - the rain started to seep from the low clouds and the brown backpack (11.5 kg) was just too heavy.



32660. Karst grooves (žlebiči in Slovenian) in the north face



32661. The trail winds over the steep slope and over the pastures below.



The Source of Triglavska bistrica Brook


32662. At the source water springs out of the rocks ...



32665. ... and soon develops small rapids and pools.



32663. Snack scene in the dry riverbed of Triglavska bistrica, above the spring



Galerije Conglomerate Overhangs in Vrata Valley


32666. Mushrooms



32667. View of the main part of the overhangs from the trail



32668. In the second, northern part the overhangs are getting deeper ...



32669. ... and deeper.



Krma Valley


32674. View northeast, down the valley



32675. View southwest, up the valley, towards the Mt. Triglav access trail



32676. On the southeastern flank of the valley the mountain ridge has vast scree tongues at the foot.



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