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Biking to Čaven Mountain Hut

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If you’ve explored all the footpaths to the Čaven mountain hut, it’s time to bike there. We’ll start in Predmeja; if you’re looking for a much longer ride, choose Lokavec as your starting point.

At a glance

Difficulty
A mix of asphalt and gravel roads
Altitude
1242 m
Average time
2 h
Elevation gain
370 m
Distance
14 km
Coordinates
Start: 45.946760,13.870216

Starting point Hiking map Download GPX file

Getting There

  • Park next to the head of the hiking trails in Predmeja. There are also parking opportunities further up the road.
  • Follow the asphalt road toward Lokve for 2.5 kilometers, then turn left onto a narrower gravel road (signs for Čaven)
  • The ascent gradually becomes steeper, and when the gravel turns into an asphalt road, the going gets tough… fortunately not for long.
  • Stop at the top of the ascent and enjoy the fantastic view of the Vipava valley – it’s much better than the view you’ll have from the mountain hut, which is just a few hundred meters further down the road.

Map of the Route

The map shows the path we took as recorded by the GPS receiver. Never trust a GPS track; rely on your senses and maps.

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