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JULIANA BIKE - ACCESS stage: Žirovnica - Jesenice - Mojstrana

Bike Riding · Julian Alps
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  • Jesenice - pogled na mesto in Juliano trail
    / Jesenice - pogled na mesto in Juliano trail
    Photo: Gregor Vidmar, CC BY-SA, Turizem Jesenice
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    Photo: Turizem Jesenice
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    Photo: Turizem Jesenice
  • / Mojstrana - Slovenski planinski muzej
    Photo: turizem Kranjska Gora
  • / Dovje - spomenik Jakoba Aljaža
    Photo: Mitja Sodja, turizem Kranjska Gora
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    Photo: Mitja Sodja, Turizem Jesenice
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    Photo: Mitja Sodja, Turizem Jesenice
  • / Jesenice - Stara Sava
    Photo: Gregor Vidmar, Turizem Jesenice
  • / Jesenice - stara Sava
    Photo: Gregor Vidmar, CC BY-SA, Turizem Jesenice
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You can start the stage in Žirovnica by visiting the birth house of Matija Čop(the first Slovenian literary historian) and then continue over the Moste HydroPower Plant dam and Blejska Dobrava across the wonderful fields betweenthe foothills of the Karavanke and the Julian Alps towards the industrial centreof Jesenice, known as the city of steel and flowers. From below the Karavankemountain range, continue towards the high mountains of the Julian Alps and thehome of Slovenian mountaineering heroes in Dovje and Mojstrana.
moderate
Distance 19.6 km
1:35 h
215 m
106 m
662 m
517 m

Author’s recommendation

The trail is marked with blue signposts and markers indicating a mountain biking loop. 
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Author
Julijske Alpe
Update: July 22, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
662 m
Lowest point
517 m
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Start

Žirovnica (558 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.403557, 14.136012
DMS
46°24'12.8"N 14°08'09.6"E
UTM
33T 433587 5139249
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Destination

Mojstrana

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
46.403557, 14.136012
DMS
46°24'12.8"N 14°08'09.6"E
UTM
33T 433587 5139249
w3w 
///rosette.snorers.youths
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
19.6 km
Duration
1:35 h
Ascent
215 m
Descent
106 m
Highest point
662 m
Lowest point
517 m
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