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🇸🇮 Loška Koritnica

Hiking in Slovenia » Julian Alps » Loška Koritnica

Loška Koritnica is a beautiful alpine valley surrounded by more than fifteen peaks higher than 2000 meters. We’ll explore its upper parts, from Log pod Mangartom to Koritnica’s source.

At a glance

Difficulty
Easy hike on wide footpaths
Altitude
1103 m
Average time
Ascent: 2 hours
Descent: 1.5 hours
Total: 4 hours
Elevation gain
460 m
Coordinates
Start: 46.408004,13.604229
Peak: 46.423072,13.658112

Starting point Hiking map

Interactive route Download GPX file

Notes

  • At the northern edge of Log pod Mangartom village, follow the signs for Koritnica. Park immediately after the junction.
  • Follow the road for a few hundred meters. At a large crucifix, turn slightly left onto a wide footpath going into the forest (signs: Loška Koritnica - Gorenja).
  • The footpath is not marked but is pretty easy to follow. You’ll find signs at all junctions. Getting across meadows around cottages might require some rudimentary pathfinding skills.
  • After a few kilometers, the footpath ends at the gravel road. Turn left and start following the red hiking waymarks and signs for Mangart until you reach a hunting hut with a fantastic view of Mangart and Jalovec.
  • Return on the same path, or use the gravel road to stay closer to the river.
  • We got sick-and-tired of the gravel road and decided to get back to the footpath. We followed the signs for Lukež; a short ascent brought us to a house next to the trail we used earlier.

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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.