Razor

2-Day Tour, Vršič Pass to Vršič Pass

Razor, an overall impressive mighty mountain and a true Alpine giant, shows the most impressive face towards Krnica, a charming valley from where we’ll start our tour. Expect a long, picturesque but twisty trail,  crossing a steep face and past high Alpine lakes towards the panoramic peak. Split into two days with a night spent at 2,050 m in a hut nested among rocky peaks, we’ll conquer Mt. Križ on the first day, Razor on the second, and end our tour on the Vršič Pass. Reserved for adventurous romantics and those seeking great photography. 

Itinerary

Day 1:  Vršič Pass to Pogačnik Hut

We park our cars at the third serpentine by the road to the Vršič Pass and head towards the Krnica Hut. After 20 minutes, we pass the Krnica Hut, and continue our way towards steep faces of the high mountains ahead. The first hour and a half is more or less light hiking through a forest and over scree slopes, after which we enter the steeper climbing part of the ascent. The route is nicely secured though, making climbing pleasant, especially with the nice views of the surrounding peaks. Not even an hour into the climbing part we'll enter the easier slopes of the Križ Mountain and continue all the way to the top. Afterwards, we'll descend down to the Pogačnik Hut at Kriški Podi, where we'll spend the night. It's a nice little hut at 2,050 m by three mountain lakes, also known for herds of Alpine ibexes and chamois wandering freely nearby.

Day 2: Pogačnik Hut - Vršič Pass

After breakfast and possibly a stunning sunrise below high rocky peaks, we head towards our main goal of the tour - Mt. Razor. It's about 2 hours to the top over scree slopes and secured climbing walls. The last part is particularly tricky, but throughout secured. The views from the top are just amazing and include Triglav as well. We'll descend over the Mlinarica Peak and end our trip at the Vršič Pass. 

Is This for Me?

Adventure Style

Intermediate Alpine | Climb | Long, challenging, yet utterly spectacular, prepare yourself to feel stretched to the limit by climbing difficult but secured routes in the Slovenian Alps. Expect high, steep and utterly rewarding climbs.

Length and elevation gain

2 days, 1,488 m | 2-day tour; estimated 7-hour ascent, 4.5-hour descent. 1,488 meters of elevation gain.

Client to guide ratio

4 : 1 | Small group experience; Max 12. Guide ratio 4:1.

Age Requirements

12+ | All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Fitness level

Moderate (3/5) | For moderately fit outdoor enthusiasts and the above; 5-7 hours most days.

Technical level

T3 | For mountain enthusiasts with basic climbing experience. Surfaces: mountainous terrain with steep ascents/descents, uneven trails, sections of exposed and secured climbing.

What's included

  • Expert mountain guiding
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Meals and beverages
  • Fun

What's not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages and non-outside group meals, snacks etc.)

Recommended equipment

Via ferrata set, climbing harness, climbing helmet, basic hiking gear.

Additional information

The two-day tour is combined with an additional ascent of Mt. Križ on the first day. It can also be carried out in one day, but it's only recommended to those of great physical shape (fitness level 5/5).

Availability And Enquiry

Currently there are no available dates for this tour.
Please contact us to arrange date for you.

Available extras

  • Pro equipment 100 €