Going into the high mountains? Think twice!

Going into the high mountains? Think twice!

There is still lot of snow in Julian Alps and Kamnik-Savinja Alps! A lot of northern and in high mountains even southern trails are covered with snow! Ice axes and crampons do not help – current situation is very dangerous (deadly) even for experienced mountaineers!
Recent rescue missions from Slovenian mountain rescue service:

  • Skuta: a slip on trail covered with snow (consequences: heavy injuries)
  • Triglav: a slip on trail covered with snow (consequences: death)
  • Mala Mojstrovka, Hanzova pot trail: unable to continue or descent because of snow on the trail
  • Prisojnik (last weekend): a slip on trail covered with snow (consequences: death)
  • Planina Konjščica: unfamiliar with the terrain (consequences: lost mountaineers)
  • Veliki Lemež: unfamiliar with the terrain (consequences: lost mountaineers)

Notice from Slovenian Police: »Snow at Kredarica is soft and slidy. Top of Triglav is very icy. Current conditions are very dangerous even for experienced mountaineers!«

Author: Matej Ogorevc – Alpine Association of Slovenia

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