Staying safe in Slovenian mountains

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There is something for everyone who loves nature: high, snow-capped peaks, green valleys, steep or gently sloping paths, populated or isolated places, surrounded by vineyards or mighty rock walls. The countless mountain trails make mountaineering a very popular sport.

However, there are some important safety rules that every should be aware of and Slovenian mountains demand a well-prepared mountaineer with experience and knowledge how to use your equipment. Wear sturdy hiking boots and keep in mind that Slovenian mountains can be a very dangerous place and it's not uncommon to encounter vast snowfields even in late summer. Please, check the leaflet. The Alpine Association of Slovenia prepared guidelines with summer mountaineering safety tips you can find here .

Good preparation and planning are crucial for safety in the mountains.