Explore the Julian Alps of Slovenia with a Cicerone guidebook
The Julian Alps of Slovenia
Mountain routes and short treks by Justi Carey, Roy Clark
This handy guidebook describes over 60 walks in the Julian Alps of Slovenia. The walks are organized around five bases - Kranjska Gora, Bovec, Kobarid, Bled and Bohinj. The routes in the Julian Alps range from easy valley walks and rougher forest trails to high-mountain protected routes and multi-day treks. More...
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How to Climb Triglav by Stanko Klinar (Planinska zaloyba, Ljubljana 1991) – A very useful pocket guide to all the routes on Triglav, available from the Slovene Alpine Club (see Appendix 1 for address).
A Guide to Walks and Scrambles in the Julian Alps by Mike Newbury (Zlatorog Publications, Perth, Scotland 2003) – Scrambles and mountain walks in the Kranjska Gora area, often describing several different routes on a mountain.
Triglav National Park by Peter Skoberne (Walks in Nature Series, Cankarjeva zaloyba, Ljubljana 1991) – Translated from Slovene, a useful pocket book briefly describing 74 interesting natural features in the national park, many of which are visited on routes in this book.
The Triglav National Park edited by Ivan Fabjan (DGP Delo, Bled 1987) – Guide to all aspects of the park, its history, biology and geology, with some suggested (brief) route descriptions to places of interest.
Nature of Slovenia: The Alps edited by Tomi Trilar, Andrej Gogala and Miha Jersek (Slovenian Museum of Natural History, Ljubljana 2004) – A beautifully produced book of essays on different aspects of the natural world in the Julian Alps – geology, flora and fauna, the mountain landscape.
The Hillwalker’s Guide to Mountaineering by Terry Adby and Stuart Johnston (Cicerone Press, Milnthorpe 2004) – A guide to mountaineering skills for the hillwalker. Includes advanced navigation, survival, scrambling and first-aid techniques.
Map and Compass by Pete Hawkins (Cicerone Press, Milnthorpe 2004) – Guide to navigation for walkers – useful for everyone from the novice to the experienced hillwalker.
Slovenia Lonely Planet Guide by Neil Wilson and Steve Fallon (Lonely Planet 2001, 3rd edition) – Full of useful information about the whole country, with details of accommodation, eating houses, places of interest and so on.
The Rough Guide to Slovenia by Norm Longley (Rough Guides, 2004, 1st edition)
– Similar to the Lonely Planet Guide – in-depth and well-documented.
Questions about Slovenia by Matjay Chvatal (Turistika Publishing House, Kranj 2003) – Interesting guide to different aspects of Slovene history, culture and geography.
Slovene Phrase book by Nika Fon Leben and Charles I Abramson (CIP, Ljubljana, 2002).